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

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781317147428
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/29/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 216
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Dr Susan El-Shamy is Senior Partner at Advancement Strategies, Inc., a training and development resources company based in Bloomington, Indiana, USA. In her 20 years as a training professional, Susan has worked with a variety of clients including Berlitz, Corning, Mattel, Motorola, Thomson Consumer Electronics and various government agencies. She is a regular guest lecturer at the Indiana University School of Business and a frequent speaker at national training conferences. Susan has a BA in Radio and Television, an MA in English, and a Doctor of Education degree in Counselling and Guidance.

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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