Making the transition to management is one of the most difficult challenges first-time managers face. Almost half of them fail.
The findings of ASTD's 2011 State of the Industry Report show that organizations are just as committed as ever to learning and development (L&D). ASTD estimates that U.S. organizations spent about $171.5 billion on employee L&D in 2010. This amount includes direct learning expenditures such as the learning functions staff salaries, administrative learning c