Leading a Learning Revolution: The Story Behind Defense Acquisition University's Reinvention of Training

Leading a Learning Revolution: The Story Behind Defense Acquisition University's Reinvention of Training

by Frank J. Anderson, Christopher R. Hardy, Jeffrey Leeson
     
 

Leading a Learning Revolution

This book tells the story of an amazing transformation that took place within the U.S. Department of Defense. Written by practitioners who have won nearly every major award in the industry, this account of the creation of Defense Acquisition University (DAU) provides a clear blueprint for turning any existing training organization

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Leading a Learning Revolution

This book tells the story of an amazing transformation that took place within the U.S. Department of Defense. Written by practitioners who have won nearly every major award in the industry, this account of the creation of Defense Acquisition University (DAU) provides a clear blueprint for turning any existing training organization into an innovative, world-class learning enterprise.

Providing a step-by-step, insider's look at the entire transformation process, this book offers essential elements for success, industry-recognized best practices, and real-world lessons learned. In sharing their inspiring story, the authors discuss how to establish a mission and vision, develop a performance-based strategic planning process, and tackle change initiatives. They also explain the implementation of a web-enabled learning architecture, reveal how to effectively measure and evaluate performance, and present strategies for assuring continual improvement.

In today's evolving, more competitive business environment, efficiency and agility aren't just valuable—they're imperative. With this book, any organization can tap into DAU's winning strategies for nurturing innovation, facilitating reform, and improving organizational performance.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787983086
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/04/2008
Series:
J-B US non-Franchise Leadership Series, #4
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.26(w) x 9.35(h) x 1.20(d)

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