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Fault-Tolerant Organizations

When it comes to the reliability of your organizational systems, what can you do? A fault-tolerant organization is an approach to managing risk and uncertainty by designing and building resilient systems capable of continuing to operate despite certain events with no loss of service. The critical elements of this approach include: • Designing for resilience from the […]

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4 Communication Styles

Communication styles are personality traits that influence how we interact with other people. Each person has a dominant style, and our personality influences our preferred way of communicating. Based on the level of dominance (I win) and sociability (you win) there are 4 basic communication styles: passive, aggressive, passi­ve-aggressive, and assertive.4 Communication Styles1. Passive (I […]

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ADDIE Model of Instructional Design

The ADDIE model is a systematic approach to instructional design that helps you plan your lessons effectively. It provides a framework for designing effective courses by breaking down the process into manageable steps.  The ADDIE model consists of five phases: Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation. The first four phases are used to develop an effective […]

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Pedagogy vs. Andragogy

In this article, we will be discussing the difference between these two terms and how they can help us understand our teaching better. We will also discuss some of their applications in different fields like business, nursing, psychology, etc.What Is Pedagogy?The word “pedagogue” comes from the Greek language meaning “to lead or guide.” The term ‘pedagogy’ […]

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Training Effectiveness and Evaluation – The Kirkpatrick Model

Effective training requires a well-thought-out plan. It should include goals, objectives, and outcomes. This helps trainers determine whether they are achieving their desired results.Why Measure Training Effectiveness?The most common reasons people measure training effectiveness include: • To improve training programs by identifying areas where they could be improved (e.g., course content, delivery methods) • To identify gaps […]

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Training Needs Analysis

A training needs analysis is a tool businesses use to assess what training is needed to meet business goals and objectives. It identifies the gaps between current skill levels and those required to achieve the desired outcomes.How to Conduct a Training Needs AnalysisA training needs analysis will provide a snapshot of what employees know, don’t […]

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Employee Training Plans – How to Get Started?

In today’s competitive world, organizations need to provide continuous training to their employees to ensure that they are constantly improving themselves. Employees must be trained for various reasons. For example, companies want to increase productivity, improve customer service, reduce turnover rates, retain good employees, etc.Why Do We Need Training for Our Employees?Here are some common […]

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Business Process Management (BPM)

The term “business process” is used herein to refer to any set of activities performed by a business, such as the activities involved in manufacturing or service provision. “Business process management” is a way to organize and manage the activities of an organization. It provides a framework for organizing, managing, and executing business processes within an […]

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Conflict Resolution (Thomas-Kilmann Model)

Researchers Kenneth Thomas and Ralph Kilmann developed a model for resolving conflicts. This model is known as the Thomas-Kilman model. Conflict occurs whenever people disagree. The disagreement could be over their perceptions, ideas, values, motivations, or desires. This model is based on two dimensions of conflict management: assertiveness and empathy. Based on these two dimensions, there are five […]

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