Monthly Archives: November 2014


Realising Your Strengths

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Nov 2014

Realising Your Strengths

Whilst the idea of ‘playing to your strengths’ isn’t new, the emergence of Positive Psychology has added impetus to strengths-based approaches to achieve greater success in life. Research suggests that leaders that understand and then utilise strengths as a method of individual employee development and complementary team-building, can reap significant returns in both productivity, and the engagement and psychological well-being of employees. But – and...

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Ten Golden Rules of Management Training

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Nov 2014

Ten Golden Rules of Management Training

1. Make clear connections to the company’s vision, strategy and objectives (current and future business challenges). 2. Make clear connections to company systems (such as training support systems). 3. Make clear connections to daily concrete problems and challenges (people learn if they have actual needs). 4. Training in original working teams is more effective than ad hoc teams (individual learning + team learning + organisational...

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Involving Employees in Corporate Social Responsibility

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Nov 2014

Involving Employees in Corporate Social Responsibility

For many companies, Corporate Social Responsibility is an outward facing strategy designed to catch the eye of investors, customers and potential recruits. With this external focus, these strategies overlook the huge benefits that exist by extending the process to actively engage and motivate employees. Experience shows that four key elements are required to make a CSR employee engagement project successful. Congregational Champions The first is...

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