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LearningWire #195 – HR pro formas on tap…excellent leadership ‘rare’…e-learning compliance…

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TrainingZONE LearningWIRE - Issue 195
18 March 2002
https://www.trainingzone.co.uk
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***** TOP FEATURES ***** TOP FEATURES ***** TOP FEATURES *****
...HR pro formas and policies on tap...planning your own
business... Excellent leadership 'rare'...e-learning compliance..
***** TOP FEATURES ***** TOP FEATURES ***** TOP FEATURES *****

Editor's note
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Research unveiled last week by Templeton College, Oxford argues
that maintaining interest and commitment from today's 'knowledge
workers' requires a complex psychological contract. Employee
involvement and good job design are key factors to maintaining
this contract positively, according to the researchers, who add
that managers need to look carefully at how to 'create the right
social conditions for innovation'.

On a more mundane level, we make maintaining a physical contract
with your staff slightly more easier this week with the
publication of off-the-shelf contracts and pro formas from
OneClickHR.
https://www.trainingzone.co.uk/common/oneclickhr/index.html

Stephanie Phillips
Editor, TrainingZONE
mailto:editor@trainingzone.co.uk

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REFERENCE
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Owner Management - Planning your business
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advising others about starting a business? If so, this series of
self-study support materials may be of interest to you. Covering
all aspects of business start-up: from finance to legislation,
business plans to marketing, it's packed with ideas to get you
started. And there are activities and questions which you can use
to help you collect evidence towards an NVQ. Visit the link
below to read the introductory notes relating to this package and
to download a free sample before purchasing.
https://www.trainingzone.co.uk/cgi-bin/kasbrowse.cgi?action=detail&id=2712

OneClickHR - taking the pain out of your HR set-up
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Why reinvent the wheel? Now available on TrainingZONE, a series
of pro forma letters, administration forms and policy documents,
removing the hassle of creating new documents for standard HR
processes from scratch. Available singly, or as specially
selected packs. It's easy to find the right resource for you by
searching for titles, keywords and topics. To access a range of
free sample documents and search through the range of subjects on
offer, see
https://www.trainingzone.co.uk/common/oneclickhr/index.html

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NEWS AND FEATURES
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https://www.trainingzone.co.uk/news/index.html

This week's highlights in brief:

Companies urged to join in basic skills training
https://www.trainingzone.co.uk/item/75061

Best practice companies spend twice the average on training
https://www.trainingzone.co.uk/item/74714

Managing knowledge workers needs a psychological contract
https://www.trainingzone.co.uk/item/74659

Excellent leadership is rare, says Institute of Management
https://www.trainingzone.co.uk/item/74662

Colleges reply to government critique
https://www.trainingzone.co.uk/item/74431

Make sure you can access the many free services and resources on
TrainingZONE by profiling now.
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COMMUNITY
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Training Trends...
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Final call for your views! Our comprehensive survey into the
state of training closes this week. To share your views and
receive a free copy of the results, vote in the Training Trends
2002 survey now!
https://www.trainingzone.co.uk/item/69708


Any Answers
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Get the lowdown on the hot topics being discussed in the HRD
world this week at
https://www.trainingzone.co.uk/community/anyanswers/index.html

A selection from this week's questions:

- Section 508 of the 1998 US Rehabilitation Act is now requiring
all e-learning content providers to US Federal Agencies to design
courseware compliant w/this directive. Are there any companies
out there that have done this, & would share lessons learned?
asks Fred Haberman
https://www.trainingzone.co.uk/item/74939/728

- Is management effectiveness best achieved through
'Competition' or 'co-operation' among employees? asks Michael Bye
https://www.trainingzone.co.uk/item/74975/728

- How do I get into online training?, asks Elizabeth Clouston
https://www.trainingzone.co.uk/item/74827/728

Thanks to Gary Homes, Heather Serdar and Paul Kilgallon, who
shared the benefit of their expertise with other members this
week.

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