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Learning for Organizational Development

Learning for Organizational Development

How to Design, Deliver and Evaluate Effective L&D

Eileen Arney


Develop skills in designing and delivering effective people development in the modern organization.

Available to pre-order from 3rd December 2016
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About the book

Learning for Organizational Development presents how to design, deliver and evaluate effective learning and development (L&D) programs. This definitive guide to L&D's function in enhancing individual performance and organizational success is a core text for those studying for L&D qualifications such as the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) Intermediate level as well as a useful handbook for L&D professionals looking to further their understanding of the latest developments.

Complete with case studies and reflective questions to aid comprehension, Learning for Organizational Development considers the strategic business function of L&D for communicating the vital contribution that it makes to both individual performance and organizational success. It explores the role of L&D in talent development, showing how to support line managers in developing their people to drive retention and attraction. It also addresses the importance of developing the leadership capability within the organization, and provides practical guidance and examples of what works.

Table Of Contents

    • Chapter - 1: Understanding organizational development;
    • Chapter - 2: Understanding the role of L&D in talent development;
    • Chapter - 3: Developing leadership and management capability;
    • Chapter - 4: Implementing coaching and mentoring;
    • Chapter - 5: Using facilitation skills;
    • Chapter - 6: Evaluating learning and development in a knowledge economy;

Book Details

  • EAN: 9780749477448
  • Edition: 1
  • Published: 3rd March 2017
  • Paperback
  • Dimensions: 234x156
  • 320 pages

About the Author

Eileen Arney is director of Master's programmes at The Open University Business School and previously led the development of its online MSc in HRM. She has held senior civil servant posts including assistant director of National Police Training and has designed and delivered leadership programmes for senior managers in the UK and overseas.

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