From Training to Performance Improvement: Navigating the Transition / Edition 1

From Training to Performance Improvement: Navigating the Transition / Edition 1

by Jim Fuller, Jeanne Farrington
     
 

Organizations are spAnding billions of dollars every year training employees. Why are organizations sAnding their employees to training? They often don't know. Many managers don't believe that training really works. But training is a quick fix. And even if training isn't the appropriate solution to a problem, many organizations automatically implement training for

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Organizations are spAnding billions of dollars every year training employees. Why are organizations sAnding their employees to training? They often don't know. Many managers don't believe that training really works. But training is a quick fix. And even if training isn't the appropriate solution to a problem, many organizations automatically implement training for lack of a more reasoned, thoughtful approach.Here's the approach you've waited for: performance improvement. Fuller and Farrington show you how to achieve measurable gains by implementing this revolutionary technique at your organization."A practical guide for identifying and eliminating the root causes of business problems. Business leaders and human resource professionals responsible for turning around bottom-line results will find From Training to Performance Improvement well worth the read."Kathleen Dalton, Procter & Gamble"Clear, concise, and compelling. This book is a great asset for executives and management teams who are seeking ways to make changes that will count."James J. Hill, manager of executive education, Sun Microsystems"A must for human resource development professionals and managers interested in moving their organizations from training to a business-goalBfocused performance improvement system. Fuller and Farrington have 'been there.' They give the reader the benefit of their considerable experience on how to guide large and small organizations toward a human performance technology strategy. Unique, persuasive, and field-tested."Richard E. Clark, professor and director, doctoral program in human performance at work, University of Southern California You'll learn how to

  • Explain and sell the notion of performance improvement to organizations
  • Surmount obstacles that can prevent organizations from achieving their full potential
  • Demonstrate the results of your efforts . . . and much more!
As director of learning at a Fortune 200 company, where he worked for eightee

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787911201
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/09/1999
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.36(w) x 9.41(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents

Figures and Exhibits.

Foreword, Richard E. Clark.

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Discovering Human Performance Technology.

Understanding Human Performance Technology.

Driving the Value of Human Capital Within Your Organization.

Preparing for Performance Technology.

Demonstrating Results with HPT.

Building Organizational Awareness for HPT.

Analyzing and Addressing Organizational Barriers to HPT.

Making the Transition to HPT Within Your Department.

How to Develop HPT Professionals Within Your Organization.

Becoming the Manager of Performance Technology for YourOrganization.

References.

About the Authors.

Index.

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