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The May issue features theme articles focused on global human resource development. Additional highlights include:
+Visual Communication Tips to Incorporate Into Presentations
+ATD Reveals New World-Class Sales Competency Model
+Web Exclusive: Winning Strategies for Managers
+Web Exclusive: The Science Behind Exceptional Learning
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Get your industry-related content on the go, with the free TD tablet app. The app offers a condensed version of each issue, plus bonus app-only content such as podcasts, sidebars, pictures, and links to extra resources.
ATD members can access this online-only content here on the TD webpage. Check the print magazine's table of contents or come to our webpage (see above) for details about this extra content.
Looking for a T+D article from "way back when"? ATD members and TD magazine subscribers can easily access articles from as far back as the 1940s in our expanded archives. Search by author, year, and keyword.
By Mike Butler
Considerations for a company's international expansion include different methods for finding and developing talent.
Podcast +Free Article
Mind the Gap
By Pris Nelson and Ed Cohen
Exploring the traits of good leaders in the global paradigm.
Diversity and Inclusion Drive Success for Today's Leaders
By Mahan Tavakoli
Effective organizations and leaders are those that recognize diversity and inclusion as essential to business operations.
ATD Reveals New World-Class Sales Competency Model
By Reza Sisakhti
The updated model is based on comprehensive research on evolving trends and practices in sales.
Training for Physician Engagement
By Kenneth H. Cohn
Major change initiatives in hospitals require that physicians are onboard and involved in the process.
See Your Point
By Wendy Gates Corbett
The power of visuals to communicate your presentation's key message.
LONG VIEW //
Kip Tindell ++
Kip Tindell is chairman and CEO of the Container Store. He also is chairman of the National Retail Federation's board of directors, and chairman of its executive committee. Tindell is author of Uncontainable: How Passion, Commitment, and Conscious Capitalism Built a Business Where Everyone Thrives.
++ Extra Content - Only Online! +Free Article
Pick a Number, Any Number
By Pat Galagan
We are in a metrics renaissance, where nearly anything can be quantified and rated—and, therefore, improved.
Closing Talent Development's Knowing-Doing Gap
By John H. Cox
One of two models will help you better align training programs to necessary outcomes.
EDITOR'S NOTE //
Successful Global Growth Hinges on Having the Right Talent
By Paula Ketter
International expansion is changing the way companies find and develop talent, and create great global leaders.
Games Are for Learning
By Barbara Greenstein
Interested in using games in your training and professional development programs? Here's how to get started.
How to Spot Good Learners
By Stephanie Castellano
Use these tips to build a learning-agile workforce.
Employee Likes and Dislikes About Their Jobs
Step Aside, SCORM
It's a Juggle
Making Your Exit
Defining Talent Gaps in Your Global Workforce
Word Wiz: SPOC
Corporate Wellness Programs Aren't Well
LEARNING BLUEPRINT //
Managing the Global Learning Experience
By Lizette Zuniga
When training a global audience, plan ahead to adapt content and instructional strategies to learners' needs.
Wanted: More Leaders for the Next Generation
By Patty Gaul
In addition to leadership skills, personalized career development also is lacking.
Tomorrow's Leaders Build Their Emotional Intelligence Today
By Patti Ross
Young leaders benefit from identifying their leadership competencies and having coaching conversations.
UPWARD BOUND //
Passion Finds Its Own Path
Maria Moss is proof that doing what you love can turn into a career.
WORKPLACE RX //
Making New Hires the Star of the Show
One organization revamped its onboarding program, creating a simulated reality TV show that taught new hires how to get off to a good start.
Be in the Know
Critical Knowledge Transfer: Tools for Managing Your Company's Deep Smarts by Dorothy Leonard, Walter Swap, and Gavin Barton
Reviewed by Julie Winkle Giulioni
Read all book reviews. +Free Article
Here's what you can look forward to in the June 2015 issue of TD magazine:
Organizations’ training and development investments
are at “a healthy level” compared with previous years.
ASTD launches a revised competency model for the profession.
Become fluent in the language of the virtual classroom.
A coaching approach that relies more on asking questions than giving answers better engages employees.
Engagement is now under scrutiny by researchers and others who find its promises hollow and some of its assumptions just plain wrong.
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