Dynamic Induction: Games, Activities and Ideas to Revitalize Your Employee Induction Process

Dynamic Induction: Games, Activities and Ideas to Revitalize Your Employee Induction Process

by Susan El-Shamy
     
 

ISBN-10: 0566085445

ISBN-13: 9780566085444

Pub. Date: 08/01/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Dynamic Induction: Games, Activities and Ideas to Revitalise Your Employee Induction Process is a practical guide to upgrading your induction process and actively facilitating the new employee's becoming a positive, productive member of the organization as quickly as possible. This informative, straightforward book has been designed to make it simple for you to

Overview

Dynamic Induction: Games, Activities and Ideas to Revitalise Your Employee Induction Process is a practical guide to upgrading your induction process and actively facilitating the new employee's becoming a positive, productive member of the organization as quickly as possible. This informative, straightforward book has been designed to make it simple for you to take action and repair, revitalize or even rebuild your entire new-employee orientation and assimilation procedure into a dynamic and engaging process that will improve communication, co-operation and group cohesiveness. Using a series of assessments, quizzes, charts and checklists, this instructive handbook presents more than 200 ideas and suggestions for enhancing and energizing your complete induction process, starting from the moment a new employee accepts the job. Dynamic Induction also provides you with 50 games and structured activities that can be used to impart work-related information to staff embarking on a new job. These games and activities can be used in all of the instruction-related aspects of your induction process, including planned actions taken to welcome and help the new person as well as specific learning events designed to accelerate the integration of the new employee into the workforce.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780566085444
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/01/2003
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.82(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction; About this book. Part I: The Induction Process: Introduction to the induction process; The new employee's four firsts; Induction training programmes; Induction companion programmes; Induction instruction materials. Part II: Dynamic Induction Games and Activities: Games for Inclusion: Games and Activities to Get Acquainted: Start the music; Hello, my name is ...; Induction round robin; Let me give you my card; Get acquainted 4 x 4. Warm-ups and Ice Breakers: Three degrees of connection; Teacups and coffee mugs; Finding the words; The first job I ever had; How I found this job. Reassurance and Initiation Games: I'm happy to be here, but ...; The new person in a group is like ...; Reasons I'm happy to be here; Caption competition; A picture says it all. Games for Sharing Information: General Information Games: Pay attention; A maze of information; Divide and conquer. Games on Getting to Know the Work Environment: A walking tour; Treasure hunt; The best of everything; Where's where? Compliance, Safety and Security Games: It's the law; In case of emergency; A sense of security; Safety tips; Where's the first-aid kit? Human Resources Information Games: Money matters; What's a person to do?; Overt and covert; What to do; All for you; Employee development opportunities. Understanding the Organization: Once upon a time; Where in the world is ...?; The big picture frame; What we are famous for; Who's who?; The teamwork puzzle; Quality and customer service game; TLAs are everywhere!; Company quiz bowl; The company board game. You and Your Job: Adjusting to the New Position: Where do you fit in?; What you do and how you do it; Measuring up; The good, the bad and the ugly; Now, then and some day; Putting it all together; Celebration station; Index.

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