ATD’s Best On Case Studies includes two full-length case studies, which feature interviews, photos, and detailed program descriptions. It also offers discussion questions for both case studies, which can help talent development leaders apply the lessons learned in their own organizations. The questions are also a valuable tool for faculty and students studying talent development. The collection also provides top lessons for talent development leaders from Accenture’s chief learning officer.
Kohler: Making Learning a Way of Life takes an in-depth look at how Kohler Co. not only established the Kohler Learning Academy, but also made learning a way of life for its employees. Among the topics explored are building and nurturing a learning culture, using learning for engagement and retention, motiving employees to learn and innovate, developing leaders, and taking learning programs global.
Accenture: Delivering High-Touch Learning With High-Tech Tools explores how Accenture’s worldwide learning centers and programs reflect the philosophy of “technology, with people first.” Accenture now has six regional learning centers—in North America, Ireland, Spain, England, India, and Malaysia—dozens of high-tech connected classrooms, and mobile learning in the pocket of every Accenture employee. At every level, and in every location, the latest advances in telecommunications and electronics are embraced, but always to serve human interaction, not to strangle it.