Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-173) and index.
Half title pg; Dedication; Title pg; Imprint; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Setting the Scene: Learning and Development in Context; 2 Analysing Development Needs; 3 An Introduction to Adult Learning; 4 Learning and Development Methods; 5 Selecting the Right Methods; 6 Development Plans: Theory into Practice; 7 Assessing the Impact; 8 Putting Your Learning into Practice; References and Further Reading; Index.
Learning and development is essential to organizational success. Training courses were traditionally used as the key method of teaching, but increasingly the focus is shifting to individuals and managers adopting a more flexible approach to learning. Organizations are being held responsible for maximizing the skills, knowledge and behaviours available to them, ensuring that employees are not solely learning new skills, but are using their existing skills to maximum effect. Workplace Learning and Development guides managers and employees through the concept of workplace learning. It identifies.