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Quality of UK management has failed to improve in more than a decade,

Quality of UK management has failed to improve in more than a decade, | Training and HR Matters | Scoop.it
The overall quality of management in the UK continues to trail the USA, Germany and other productivity leaders and is one of the key reasons behind the UK’s long-standing productivity weakness. 

That’s according to a new report from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). Are UK organisations getting better at managing their people? is the latest chapter in the CIPD’s Megatrends project which explores the economic and social trends that are shaping the world of work now and in the future. This latest report reviews the available evidence on people management practices and how these have changed since the 2003 Government-commissioned report by Michael Porter and Christian Ketels that identified quality of management as an important determinant of economic performance.  

While people management practices do change with the times, the CIPD’s report found little evidence of underlying improvement over the last decade

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David Hain's curator insight, Today, 1:42 AM

Only 33% of employees trust senior management ~ CIPD

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The Future Of HR

The Future Of HR | Training and HR Matters | Scoop.it

As we enter into the brave new world marked by characteristics of Uncertainty, Exponential change, Complexity, Conflict and Lack of trust, revolutionary trends are dramatically redefining the way we work.  Disruptive technologies, rapid globalization and changing employee expectations mixed with a volatile business environment have implications for HR and the impending talent crisis adds to the complexity.  Thus a complete re-evaluation of traditional HR practices is required. 

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David Hain's curator insight, December 20, 6:21 AM

HR can help create the future - but only if it changes!

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How The 70:20:10 Model Can Takeoff - eLearning Industry

How The 70:20:10 Model Can Takeoff - eLearning Industry | Training and HR Matters | Scoop.it
The 70:20:10 model for workplace has garnered a lot of popularity in recent years as the ‘next big thing’ in Learning and Development. The 70:20:10 Model.

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David Hain's curator insight, December 19, 3:53 AM

Have you studied 70:20:10 to get more value form your people development spend?  You should!

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How-to conduct the perfect interview

How-to conduct the perfect interview | Training and HR Matters | Scoop.it
The interviewing process can be a daunting task - but what does this mean for interviewers and interviewees alike?
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Bite Size Is the Right Size: How Microlearning Shrinks the Skills Gap - eLearning Learning

Bite Size Is the Right Size: How Microlearning Shrinks the Skills Gap - eLearning Learning | Training and HR Matters | Scoop.it
Social Learning 2014: Gaining Importance http://t.co/ZWib9jZf70

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Five ways to improve workplace wellbeing

Five ways to improve workplace wellbeing | Training and HR Matters | Scoop.it

Promoting wellbeing in the workplace benefits both employers and employees. A healthy employee is likely to take fewer sick days and be more productive, loyal and committed, knowing that their wellbeing is important to their employer. In short, investing in wellbeing pays back through better productivity and retention, and lower sickness absence costs.


Here are five simple ways of improving staff wellbeing that you can start today

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Companies are realising they must hire self-learners, says Josh Bersin

Companies are realising they must hire self-learners, says Josh Bersin | Training and HR Matters | Scoop.it
Bersin by Deloitte founder gives us his insight into talent management in the modern business environment.
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Top 50 HR Blogs to Read in 2015

Top 50 HR Blogs to Read in 2015 | Training and HR Matters | Scoop.it
The HR world never stays still for long. Whether it’s technology, management best practices, or employment law, change is the one constant. Fortunately there are plenty of great resources available...

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Game On! How Learning Wins With Gamification

Game On! How Learning Wins With Gamification | Training and HR Matters | Scoop.it
Getting Started Is Easier Than You May Think By Mohana Radhakrishnan, VP Client Services, Expertus Does your organization seek a more engaging way to develop skills, boost performance and drive inn...

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The TWO roles for L&D in the modern workplace: Learning Managers & Learning Consultants

The TWO roles for L&D in the modern workplace: Learning Managers & Learning Consultants | Training and HR Matters | Scoop.it
I have written a lot about how the Web is changing the way that many of us now learn. For example, here is an article I wrote for the 50th edition of the Inside Learning Technologies magazine in Oc...

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The Culture Paradox

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Culture is another one of those buzzwords that can mean almost anything. In HR, it usually means the shared values, behavior, goals, and identity of the people
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What is good coaching?

What is good coaching? | Training and HR Matters | Scoop.it
When looking for definitions in academia you rarely get one single answer- there are always competing versions. The question of ‘what is coaching?’ seems to fall into this sphere. Coaching or ‘good coaching’ is subjective, but one that can be qualified by research, say Tom May
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Should you use MOOCs in learning?

Should you use MOOCs in learning? | Training and HR Matters | Scoop.it

There is a great deal of interest in the learning community in MOOCs - Massive Open Online Courses - with various factions alternatively hailing MOOCs as the future of learning or decrying MOOCs as just the latest fad. So, what’s really going on?

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The Art Of Performance Feedback

The Art Of Performance Feedback | Training and HR Matters | Scoop.it

With increasing globalization, high focus on productivity enhancement, coupled with declining margins makes it critical for organizations in today's business environment, to maximize the value of each employee. It is, therefore, imperative to calibrate, set goals in an objective manner and provide real-time feedback for continual improvement.

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6 Important Components Of A Successful Online Learning Environment

6 Important Components Of A Successful Online Learning Environment | Training and HR Matters | Scoop.it

"What makes you a good instructor in the classroom – does not necessarily translate to good pedagogy in an online learning environment. Online Learning Environments are becoming increasingly available for learners in all areas of education from primary grades right through to higher education. They require key considerations to be cultivated to promote success."


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How to ensure successful performance measurement

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Successful performance measurement systems, systems that energize and actually do what they’re supposed to do, which is boost performance
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Learning is Evolving: 10 Key E-Learning Trends for 2015

Learning is Evolving: 10 Key E-Learning Trends for 2015 | Training and HR Matters | Scoop.it

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From the Armed Forces to the corporate world

From the Armed Forces to the corporate world | Training and HR Matters | Scoop.it
Bev White, managing director of Penna Career Services, on how to support employees with the transition from the Armed Forces to the corporate world
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Interview: Simon Wells, Terrorist Negotiator, HM Government

Interview: Simon Wells, Terrorist Negotiator, HM Government | Training and HR Matters | Scoop.it
Simon talks negotiating, behavioural science, and what we constantly fail to do in the workplace.
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David Hain's curator insight, December 11, 6:58 AM

Some wise words from the pointy end (of a gun)  about why listening well is so important!

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Sustaining Employee Engagement Through Gamification | BergHind Joseph

Sustaining Employee Engagement Through Gamification | BergHind Joseph | Training and HR Matters | Scoop.it

Gamification is proving to be one of the most effective ways of driving sustaining employee engagement, achievement and productivity in the workplace.


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Ian Brownhill's curator insight, December 4, 12:50 PM

Playing games is fun at Christmas time but they're also a great way of helping employees to engage and learn.

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Five Critical Priorities HR Can’t Afford to Ignore in 2015

Five Critical Priorities HR Can’t Afford to Ignore in 2015 | Training and HR Matters | Scoop.it

How employees get their work done has changed remarkably quickly; unsurprisingly HR needs to change, too

 

Anyone who works in a global company doesn’t need to be told that their job has changed enormously in the past few years.

 

Even if their job title – and sometimes their job description – remains unscathed, the number of people they work with, the amount of information they use to make decisions, their day-to-day tasks, and the technology they use have all changed quicker than at any time in their careers.…

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Reflecting on Reflection: A Habit of Mind

Reflecting on Reflection: A Habit of Mind | Training and HR Matters | Scoop.it
Terry Heick looks at what reflection is, how it works as both a private and shared activity, and why teachers need it in their toolkit.
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How to create infographics using PowerPoint | PowerPoint Presentation

How to create infographics using PowerPoint | PowerPoint Presentation | Training and HR Matters | Scoop.it

"For anyone who would want to create impressive infographics with the software that you already have, you can actually create infographics using PowerPoint ..."


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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, November 30, 11:47 PM

This is a smart little tutorial on infographics created from PowerPoint.

CTD Institute's curator insight, December 1, 11:34 AM

reliable tool available to anyone with a computer.

John O'Connor's curator insight, December 2, 2:41 AM

Haven't tried it yet but worth a go...