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Knowledge Resources and Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) Announce Alwyn Klein of MTN as the Chief Learning and Development Officer of the Year Award Winner for 2014

Knowledge Resources and Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) Announce Alwyn Klein of MTN as the Chief Learning and Development Officer of the Year Award Winner for 2014

Knowledge Resources, a leading knowledge provider to the world of work, established the Chief Learning and Development Officer of the Year Award in 2013. This award was established to recognize and honor a learning and development professional who had demonstrated excellence, implemented innovative practices, and made a significant contribution to the learning and development profession in South Africa.

Register for a Workshop & Take Advantage of Your Time In Indy

Register for a Workshop & Take Advantage of Your Time In Indy

ISPI has a stellar line up of workshops being offered April 11-13, 2013, in Indianapolis, Indiana, at THE Performance Improvement Conference. As you know, our circle of performance improvement professionals have a lot to offer to those in the field. This is your opportunity to enhance your knowledge and enjoy a day or two of learning and networking with some of the best and brightest in the profession.

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.

Performance and Development

Performance and Development

In thinking about how learning and development needs to shift to accommodate this new day and age, I wondered why the term learning and development (let alone training and development) bothered me, and it is because I believe we need to shift from thinking about learning to thinking about performance. My first take was that training and development was not enough. Even learning and development is not enough. We need to focus on developing individual and team skills and contributions, but where does performance support fit?