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The 2011 Pfeiffer Annual

The 2011 Pfeiffer Annual

Author: Elaine Biech

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470592373

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

View: 716

The Leader in Resources for Training & HR Professionals for the Past Four Decades The challenges of organizational consulting are ongoing. To stay on top of the game, consultants need access to the latest thinking in the field, cutting-edge approaches and techniques from practicing consultants, organizational systems experts, and academics. The 2011 Pfeiffer Consulting Annual is a ready-made toolkit of ideas, methods, techniques, and models that assist and support your work as an internal or external organizational consultant. The Annual addresses the broad range of topics that are of most interest to professionals in the field. The materials provide highly accessible means of interacting with a diverse variety of systems and processes—from collaborative work systems and executive coaching to strategic planning and organizational development. This year's Annual presents a "organizational dynamics" theme. The contributions to The Annual focus on organizational dynamics and include information on team building, leadership, communication, and problem solving. The volume includes a variety of tools. For example, Experiential Learning Activities (ELAs) are the mainstay of the Annual and cover a broad range of consulting topics. The activities are presented as complete and ready-to-use designs for working with groups: facilitator instructions and all necessary handouts and participant materials are included. Check out the ELAs by several well-known consultants including David Piltz and Jim Eicher. The Inventories, Questionnaires, and Surveys section includes tools for measuring team effectiveness, determining corporate responsibility and scale of intellectual capital for organizations. The articles section presents the best current thinking about workplace communications. Jan M. Schmuckler and James Eicher have contributed must-read articles. Year after year, the Consulting edition of the Pfeiffer Annual has provided thousands of trainers, consultants, facilitators, and managers with up-to-date information and tools to help make organizations more effective. Find out how other practitioners are improving organizations day by day: delve into the indispensable 2011 Pfeiffer Consulting Annual. You will understand why it is the best and most reliable source for practical, professional, performance-boosting tools and fresh ideas.

The 2012 Pfeiffer Annual

The 2012 Pfeiffer Annual

Author: Elaine Biech

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118124659

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

View: 392

The Leader in Resources for Training & HR Professionals for the Past Four Decades For 40 years, The Pfeiffer Annuals have helped consultants, experts, and academics in the field to stay informed and ahead of the curve. The 2012 Pfeiffer Consulting Annual is a toolkit of ideas, methods, techniques, and models that support your work as an internal or external organizational consultant. It addresses the broad range of topics that are of most interest to professionals in the field. The materials provide accessible means of interacting with a diverse variety of systems and processes—from collaborative workflows and executive coaching to strategic planning and organizational development. This Annual presents a "Learning in the Moment" theme. It addresses today's hectic world of immediate need and urgent access and includes information on teams and groups, leadership, communication, organizations, and problem solving. Experiential Learning Activities (ELAs) cover a broad range of consulting topics. The activities are presented as ready-to-use designs for working with groups: facilitator instructions and all necessary handouts are included. ELAs showcasing the theme cover storytelling, leadership, change management, and diversity. The Inventories, Questionnaires, and Surveys section contains tools to help respondents take an objective look at themselves or their organizations and determine how a particular theory applies to their situations. Don't miss the Cultural Readiness Scale for WEB 2.0 in this section. The articles section presents the current thinking about workplace communications, leadership, and individual development. Travis L. Russ, Jean Lamkin, Mohandas Nair, Linda Raudenbush, and Leonard Goodstein have contributed must-read articles. And while the article by Jennifer Labin is a part of the theme, the topic of engagement is a part of discussions in almost every organization. Year after year, the Consulting Annual has provided thousands of professionals with up-to-date information and tools to make organizations more effective. Delve into this volume and you will understand why it is the most reliable source for practical, professional, performance-boosting tools and fresh ideas. Discover more at www.pfeiffer.com

Exploring Learning & Teaching in Higher Education

Exploring Learning & Teaching in Higher Education

Author: Mang Li

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783642553523

Category: Education

Page: 410

View: 109

The focus of this book is on exploring effective strategies in higher education that promote meaningful learning and go beyond discipline boundaries, with a special emphasis on Subjectivity Learning, Refreshing Lecturing, Learning through Construction, Learning through Transaction, Transformative Learning, Using Technology, and Assessment for Learning and Teaching in particular. The research collected in this book is all based on empirical studies and includes research methods and findings that will be of great interest to teachers and researchers in the area of higher education. The main benefit readers will derive from this book is a meaningful insight into what other teachers around the world are doing in higher education and what lessons they have learned, which will support them in their own teaching.

2011 Pfeiffer Annual Set

2011 Pfeiffer Annual Set

Author: Elaine Biech

Publisher: Pfeiffer

ISBN: 1118017412

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 640

View: 323

"The 2011 Pfeiffer Training Annual offers a hands-on guide to the latest thinking and recent approaches to training and development. The 2011 Annual presents a "organizational dynamics" theme. The contributors address the many factors that affect how well the people and process react when brought together and how they function as a singular entity to accomplish a task."--Back cover.

Assistive Technologies and Computer Access for Motor Disabilities

Assistive Technologies and Computer Access for Motor Disabilities

Author: Kouroupetroglou, Georgios

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781466644397

Category: Medical

Page: 433

View: 320

Individuals with disabilities that impede their range of motion often have difficulty accessing technologies. With the use of computer-based assistive technology; devices, tools, and services can be used to maintain and improve the functional capabilities of motor disabilities. Assistive Technologies and Computer Access for Motor Disabilities investigates solutions to the difficulties of impaired technology access by highlighting the principles, methods, and advanced technological solutions for those with motor impairments. This reference source is beneficial to academia, industry, and various professionals in disciplines such as rehabilitation science, occupational therapy, human-computer interface development, ergonomics, and teaching in inclusive and special education. This publication is integrated with its pair book Disability Informatics and Web Accessibility for Motor Limitations.

The 2011 Pfeiffer Annual

The 2011 Pfeiffer Annual

Author: Elaine Biech

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470592380

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

View: 885

The Leader in Resources for Training & HR Professionals for the Past Four Decades Organizations that thrive in today's competitive marketplace are those that make a firm commitment to training and development. And successful trainers stay at the top of their profession by accessing the most recent and important information, tools, and resources in the field. The 2011 Pfeiffer Training Annual offers a hands-on guide to the latest thinking and recent approaches to training and development. This year's Annual presents a "organizational dynamics" theme. The contributors address the many factors that affect how well the people and process react when brought together and how they function as a singular entity to accomplish a task. The Annual is divided into four sections: Experiential Learning Activities (ELAs); Editor's Choice; Inventories, Questionnaires, and Surveys; and Articles and Discussion Resources. The fourth section, Editor's Choice, includes cutting edge material to help trainers stay on top of the key trends in the field. ELAs are the mainstay of the Annual. The activities are presented as complete and ready-to-use training designs. You'll find ELAs from top training leaders: Kris Downing, Joanne Sujansky and Jan Ferri-Reed. The instrument section introduces reliable survey and assessment tools for gathering and sharing data on aspects of change and leadership best practices. The articles section presents the best current thinking about training. Use these for your own professional development or as a lecture resource within your trainings. Must-haves in this section include articles by Leonard D. Goodstein and Eric P. Prien as well as Prakash K. Nair and Toby M. Egan that address the organizational dynamics theme. The depth and breadth of available resources—new content is added to the Annual each year—ensures a steady stream of contemporary knowledge and tools. Use the Annual to keep on top of developments within the training and HR profession, dip into the content for an activity or instrument that targets a specific performance problem, combine activities to create an entire development program, or learn how others in the profession are tackling the ever-increasing challenges of building and developing a capable and productive workforce.

The 2011 Pfeiffer Annual

The 2011 Pfeiffer Annual

Author: Elaine Biech

Publisher: Pfeiffer

ISBN: 0470592389

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 328

View: 761

The Leader in Resources for Training & HR Professionals for the Past Four Decades Organizations that thrive in today's competitive marketplace are those that make a firm commitment to training and development. And successful trainers stay at the top of their profession by accessing the most recent and important information, tools, and resources in the field. The 2011 Pfeiffer Training Annual offers a hands-on guide to the latest thinking and recent approaches to training and development. This year's Annual presents a "organizational dynamics" theme. The contributors address the many factors that affect how well the people and process react when brought together and how they function as a singular entity to accomplish a task. The Annual is divided into four sections: Experiential Learning Activities (ELAs); Editor's Choice; Inventories, Questionnaires, and Surveys; and Articles and Discussion Resources. The fourth section, Editor's Choice, includes cutting edge material to help trainers stay on top of the key trends in the field. ELAs are the mainstay of the Annual. The activities are presented as complete and ready-to-use training designs. You'll find ELAs from top training leaders: Kris Downing, Joanne Sujansky and Jan Ferri-Reed. The instrument section introduces reliable survey and assessment tools for gathering and sharing data on aspects of change and leadership best practices. The articles section presents the best current thinking about training. Use these for your own professional development or as a lecture resource within your trainings. Must-haves in this section include articles by Leonard D. Goodstein and Eric P. Prien as well as Prakash K. Nair and Toby M. Egan that address the organizational dynamics theme. The depth and breadth of available resources—new content is added to the Annual each year—ensures a steady stream of contemporary knowledge and tools. Use the Annual to keep on top of developments within the training and HR profession, dip into the content for an activity or instrument that targets a specific performance problem, combine activities to create an entire development program, or learn how others in the profession are tackling the ever-increasing challenges of building and developing a capable and productive workforce.

The 2011 Pfeiffer Annual

The 2011 Pfeiffer Annual

Author: Elaine Biech

Publisher: Pfeiffer

ISBN: 0470592370

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 328

View: 767

The Leader in Resources for Training & HR Professionals for the Past Four Decades The challenges of organizational consulting are ongoing. To stay on top of the game, consultants need access to the latest thinking in the field, cutting-edge approaches and techniques from practicing consultants, organizational systems experts, and academics. The 2011 Pfeiffer Consulting Annual is a ready-made toolkit of ideas, methods, techniques, and models that assist and support your work as an internal or external organizational consultant. The Annual addresses the broad range of topics that are of most interest to professionals in the field. The materials provide highly accessible means of interacting with a diverse variety of systems and processes—from collaborative work systems and executive coaching to strategic planning and organizational development. This year's Annual presents a "organizational dynamics" theme. The contributions to The Annual focus on organizational dynamics and include information on team building, leadership, communication, and problem solving. The volume includes a variety of tools. For example, Experiential Learning Activities (ELAs) are the mainstay of the Annual and cover a broad range of consulting topics. The activities are presented as complete and ready-to-use designs for working with groups: facilitator instructions and all necessary handouts and participant materials are included. Check out the ELAs by several well-known consultants including David Piltz and Jim Eicher. The Inventories, Questionnaires, and Surveys section includes tools for measuring team effectiveness, determining corporate responsibility and scale of intellectual capital for organizations. The articles section presents the best current thinking about workplace communications. Jan M. Schmuckler and James Eicher have contributed must-read articles. Year after year, the Consulting edition of the Pfeiffer Annual has provided thousands of trainers, consultants, facilitators, and managers with up-to-date information and tools to help make organizations more effective. Find out how other practitioners are improving organizations day by day: delve into the indispensable 2011 Pfeiffer Consulting Annual. You will understand why it is the best and most reliable source for practical, professional, performance-boosting tools and fresh ideas.