We received an inquiry recently on our process implementation page, where we ask: ‘How do you train and communicate with your team?’ A reader from a large school district wrote in saying that their district is in the midst of many changes. The district faces many communications and training challenges, especially when introducing new information technology for employees. The reader went on to ask, ‘How can training improve employee performance?’ Continue reading How Can Training Improve Employee Performance?
Start by considering what the product is that you produce as an organization and what core processes are needed to produce that product. In the case of education, the product is learning or a change in behavior as a result of learning something. So, what is quality education? Continue reading What is Meant by Quality in Education?
An organization that values learning is very likely to be an organization that more readily embraces change, including improved technologies and methods. Also, while job-related training is important, a broad approach to encouraging all kinds of educational opportunities really promotes a learning culture. Continue reading Organizational Learning: Competence Awareness and Training
You can make your training more effective by using less lecture time and more interaction time. Do you know how the Learning Loop, or PDCA for short, helps to increase your training performance? Continue reading How to Increase Your Training Performance
There are certainly ways to enhance your company’s training and training programs. What are the results of good training classes and what is a good training program? Continue reading What Is a Good Training Program?
Here’s a scenario: A new employee has to be trained on a particular procedure. The person who normally conducts the training (the area supervisor) is unexpectedly out of the office for a couple of days, due to illness. You, the Human Resources director, prefer not to have the new employee sitting around while waiting to be trained. They ought to be able to familiarize themselves with the procedure; you believe this will help speed up the training. Continue reading How Do You Train Employees on Procedures?
As a woman, understanding how to invest is crucial for your future. Think about it – women tend to live longer than men. According to Scientific American, “Women outlive men by around five to seven years.” This means that by age 85, there are about six women to every four men. And yet, according to the Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies, over 45% of women aren’t too confident or aren’t confident at all when it comes to their retirement savings. Compare this to 35% of men who aren’t confident. It’s important to NOT be a Novice Women Investor. Continue reading Important Considerations for Novice Women Investors
To increase productivity among your employees, is a challenge. A recent study found that 85% of employees feel uninspired; as a manager, that’s a daunting statistic to overcome. And not only are you tasked with getting the most out of your team, but you also have to connect with each employee individually and provide a working environment that allows them to learn, grow, and succeed. That’s a massive challenge, no matter who you are. Continue reading How to Increase Productivity Among Your Employees
Do you have to teach your employees new things? One important element of instructional design is to take into account how the whole body learns or how learning is not “all in your head”. What are different factors that influence learning and how do people learn? Continue reading What Are Factors That Influence Learning?