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A Needs Assessment of ITSS Inc. Career Development Opportunities

A Needs Assessment of ITSS Inc. Career Development Opportunities

ITSS Inc. (a pseudonym) is a leading provider of IT solutions and services across North America. ITSS offers a career development program with a wide range of tools and resources that employees can leverage to drive their own career development. Direct managers aim to support their employees by setting clear expectations, providing ongoing feedback, helping identify development opportunities, and acting as coaches or mentors for the employees when needed.

Tales from the Field: The Retiree Services Program

Tales from the Field: The Retiree Services Program

Military retirees, as part of the greater military family, remain capable of making lifelong contributions to the organization they once served. To ensure their continued readiness and support, retirees must be kept apprised of relevant changing programs, services, and policies that affect the greater retirement community.

Tales from the Field</br>Learning the Ropes of Program Evaluation: A Case Study

Tales from the Field
Learning the Ropes of Program Evaluation: A Case Study

The program we evaluated was a graduate student retreat program provided by Transdisciplinary Work in Climate and Agriculture (TWCA; a pseudonym). TWCA is a five‐year research project comprised of an interdisciplinary group of scientists and other researchers from several different universities in the United States. Graduate students are an integral part of the TWCA project. They contribute to research for TWCA at the same time that they take coursework in their area of study and work on research for their own thesis or dissertation.

Needs Assessment Case Study: Preserving Patient Safety

Needs Assessment Case Study: Preserving Patient Safety

Tales from the Field, a monthly column, consists of reports of evidence-based performance improvement practice and advice, presented by graduate students, alumni, and faculty of Boise State University’s Organizational Performance and Workplace Learning Department. As a part of Dr. Don Winiecki’s Needs Assessment class at Boise State University, our student team conducted a needs assessment for Holy Medical Center (pseudonym). This case study describes the process we used to conduct the assessment.

Tales from the Field: Making Service Standards Real for Families in Need

Tales from the Field: Making Service Standards Real for Families in Need

By Stephanie Clark, Amanda Collins, Julie Kwan, and Allison Sesnon Tales from the Field, a monthly column, consists of reports of evidence-based performance improvement practice and advice, presented by graduate students, alumni, and faculty of Boise State University’s Instructional and Performance Technology department. Introduction In the fall of 2011, the Lean on Me Charity (LoMC; […]

Tales from the Field: An Evaluation of Presentation Skills Instruction

Tales from the Field: An Evaluation of Presentation Skills Instruction

Pepin Distributing Company (PDC) is the Tampa Bay area’s largest total beverage distributor. Incorporated in 1963, the company sells and markets a diverse portfolio of beverage products, including beer, bottled water, carbonated and energy drinks, liquor, and wine. PDC’s account managers (AMs) provide the direct interface with customers and are the primary drivers of product sales.

Tales from the Field: Needs Assessment for a Fast Growing Global Training and Consulting Organization

Tales from the Field: Needs Assessment for a Fast Growing Global Training and Consulting Organization

The completion of the current sales training model is somewhat predictive of a salesperson’s long-term success with the company, data indicates that it is not predictive of first year success.

Tales from the Field: <br/>Evaluating a University Residential Living-Learning Community

Tales from the Field:
Evaluating a University Residential Living-Learning Community

A team of two Boise State University graduate students conducted a formative evaluation on the ERC program to assess how well the ERC was meeting its initial goals and determine what areas needed improvement.

Tales from the Field:<br/>Evaluating a Consulting Methodology Training Program

Tales from the Field:
Evaluating a Consulting Methodology Training Program

A team of two graduate students from Boise State University conducted a summative evaluation of SmartStart to determine whether its desired outcomes have been achieved.