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Training & Development: One of the Best Investments Your Company Will Make

Posted on March 21, 2015 By Jake White

By Jake White, CPLP - Torch LMS […]

Employee Training: Strategic Tuition Reimbursement

While there are many potential benefits of tuition assistance programs (or TAPs), the challenge for business leaders is to manage investments in employee education in a way that maximizes returns--both for the employer and the employee. Not only does a TAP need to encourage the development of specific skills in your workforce, but it also needs to empower employees to pursue their educational goals. […]

Leadership Development: Strength-Based Development

Posted on January 07, 2011 By JWhite

Strength-based performance and development have become the latest leadership development craze. It is based on a large body of research by Jim Collins (“Good to Great”), Jack Zenger (“The Extraordinary Leader”), Peter Drucker (“The Effective Executive”), and numerous books published by The Gallup Organization. Strength-based management theory has become very popular in business, with many Fortune 500 companies using these ideas in their management training programs. There is still a lot of confusion about what strength-based development is, and what it is not. Here we will try to clarify some of the concepts of strength-based development, and dispel some of the myths about this approach. […]

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