Corporate Universities: Lessons in Building a World-Class Work Force, Revised Edition

Corporate Universities: Lessons in Building a World-Class Work Force, Revised Edition

by Jeanne Meister
     
 
With more than 10,000 copies sold in its previous edition, Corporate Universities is a welcome update with an entirely new chapter on how to launch a corporate university and the 10 building blocks for running and revitalizing a corporate university. Highlighting the best practices in corporate education and training, this revised edition contains cases and examples

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With more than 10,000 copies sold in its previous edition, Corporate Universities is a welcome update with an entirely new chapter on how to launch a corporate university and the 10 building blocks for running and revitalizing a corporate university. Highlighting the best practices in corporate education and training, this revised edition contains cases and examples of innovative programs from over 30 American companies and reveals the results of author Jeanne Meister's survey report, &'grave;Corporate University Future Directions.'' Key findings in the survey include: Reliance on technology for learning; Business/higher education alliances on the rise; Curriculum focus on building &'grave;Core Workplace Skills''; Interest growth in career development centers; Emergence of a chief learning officer.

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The author looks at how corporate universities (CUs) are creating a market-driven education model for the 21st century; how that model is organized; designing a CU; learning programs at best practice CUs; CUs as learning laboratories; whether CUs represent a threat or an opportunity to higher education institutions; and twelve lessons to building a world-class workforce. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786307876
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
01/01/1998
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.85(d)

Meet the Author

Jeanne C. Meister is President of Corporate University Xchange, Inc., a New York City-based corporate education consulting firm. An internationally sought consultant, speaker, and commentator on education issues, Ms. Meister continually researches best practices in learning and development. Visit her at www.corpu.com and join an international network of leaders in learning.

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