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TrainingZONE Newswire #356 – The Evolution of Management Development


TrainingZONE Newswire - Issue 356
3 May 2005

1. Feature: Full Range Leadership Development
2. Parkin Space: Xcus me I hv smthg 2 say
3. 1000 Great Quotes - Winning
4. The Way I See It... Feel the Fear and Draw it Anyway
5. The Evolution of E-Learning at the University of Birmingham

Editor's note
In the first article of our month-long series of features
looking at management and leadership development, John Fay
explores Bernard M. Bass & Bruce J. Avolio's "Full Range" model.
John explains the evolution of this model of development and
how it can identify leadership types and match them with
appropriate skills.

Elsewhere, confronted with a group of Blackberry-toting, sms
messaging, digital natives Godfrey Parkin ponders what happened
to the halcyon days when staff entered the training room and
left day-to-day work behind?

Claire Savage
Editor, TrainingZONE
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News and features
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daily. This week's highlights:

Feature: Full Range Leadership Development
John Fay MBE looks at the evolution and measurement of
leadership development.

Parkin Space: Xcus me I hv smthg 2 say
"Digital deftness has corroded punctuality and redefined
attentiveness." - Godfrey Parkin ponders how to keep the
attention of "digital natives".

A practical guide to implementing a Learning Management System
The Gourmet Challenge Ltd provides team building programmes
through cooking, delivered in superb kitchen and training
facilities all around the UK. Cooking together in a professional
kitchen provides much opportunity for learning about team
dynamics, and how improvements in effectiveness can be made.

The Way I See It... Feel the Fear and Draw it Anyway
Martin Shovel wonders why picking up a pen and drawing a picture
in public can be such a psychological hurdle for trainers.

Feature: Understand Your Goals
With e-learning only 20 per cent of implementation issues relate
to technology, so why does this typically take the most energy?

The Evolution of E-Learning at the University of Birmingham
Having first started offering e-learning in 2001, the University
of Birmingham now offers 2,000 courses to its 29,000 students.

Study Offers Innovation Lessons for Leaders
A report by the Advanced Institute of Management reveals three
leadership lessons companies should learn to become successful

1000 Great Quotes - Winning
"If it doesn't matter who wins, then how come we keep score?"
Read the latest round of quotable quotes from GNP.

Key Skills Qualifications Rise
Government figures show that the number of people getting Key
Skills qualifications rose by nearly a quarter last year.

Rolf from The Fourth Level
It's probable that your organisation values you. But would you
like it to value you more? The ROLF learning programmes - Rolf
for Trainers and ROLF for Training Managers - will help you and
your team achieve heightened
more visible results

Resources: Managing Change Exercises
A self-assessment exercise designed by Dr Richard Hale to enable
individuals to explore and understand a number of issues related
to the subject of thought processes and to identify ways in
which such processes can be improved. The exercise is
particularly suitable for use in coaching or mentoring

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