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Draw on the Latest Research to Design L&D Plans for Your Workplace - Press Release

Professional Practice in Learning and Development (9780749477424)28th October 2016 - Professional Practice in Learning and Development: How to Design and Deliver Plans for the Workplace

Draw on the Latest Research to Design L&D Plans for Your Workplace

Available today, Professional Practice in Learning and Development by Dr. Mark Loon guides L&D professionals in designing and delivering effective people development in the modern organization.

Drawing on the latest research, the book highlights the new opportunities made available to the L&D practitioner by technology, new media and the networked world in which we live. It looks at approaches to helping people learn and how to develop tailored solutions.

This book also equips readers to measure and communicate the value of programmes and, drawing on case studies and insights from neuroscience, demonstrates practical new tools for engaging learners to improve the effectiveness of their work. With a particular focus on digital, blended and social learning it will help L&D professionals deliver more for less.

About the author: Dr. Mark Loon is a faculty member at the University of Worcester. He has published in various academic journals such as the Journal of Managerial Psychology, as well as practitioner reports and books. He is currently the Chair of the British Standards Institute's Human Capital Standard Sub-Committee on developing International HRM Standards and the Deputy Vice Chair of the Programmes and Qualifications committee within the University Forum on Human Resource Development. Prior to academia, he was in management consulting, working for firms such as Cap Gemini, Ernst & Young and KPMG.

About Kogan Page: Kogan Page is the leading independent global publisher of specialist professional books and content with over 900 titles in print. Its authors come from some of the world’s most prestigious academic institutions, international commercial organisations or professional associations in Leadership, Management, Marketing, Branding, Human Resources, Coaching, Logistics, Entrepreneurship and Careers. Follow @KPCoachHR for information about new books and business insights from author experts.

Professional Practice in Learning and Development (ISBN: 9780749477424) is available from 3rd Nov 2016. For a review copy, a by-lined article or to arrange an interview with the authors, please contact Megan Mondi: mmondi@koganpage.com  or +44 (0)20 7843 1952

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