As the aftershocks of the events of Sept. 11 rocked the United States, the U.S. government got to work finding ways to protect its citizens from future terrorist attacks. As a result, on Nov. 19, 2001, President Bush signed into law the Aviation and Trans
Corporate learning serves the organization best when it ties in with company-wide goals and initiatives.
Since the introduction of the first e-learning solutions in 1996, a lot has changed in corporate education and training. The first wave of e-learning started with self-paced learning followed by the fast growth of live e-learning. The next step in this ev
American Standard may be best known for its white porcelain toilets, but the Piscataway, N.J.-based corporation encompasses far more. In fact, plumbing products account for barely a quarter of the annual revenues of American Standard Cos., an organization
Chief learning officers in many organizations focus on the cutting edge of business practices to shape the corporate learning agenda. Quality initiatives like Six Sigma have long been a priority on that agenda. Let’s examine three major implications of Si
I was recently asked to submit a cost analysis on attending a major trade event. To build my case, I outlined objectives and mapped a strategy for reaching them. I established a metric by which to determine satisfactory return on investment (ROI) and list
People are the most important part of any organization, and developing those people through mentoring gives the organization a competitive advantage.
CenterPoint Energy was formed in October 2002 when Reliant Energy split its regulated and non-regulated companies. The unregulated company became Reliant Resources, and the regulated company became CenterPoint Energy. CenterPoint Energy is now one of the
Everyone who has spent any time around business knows about the innovations Henry Ford brought to the industrial world, first and foremost with the creation of the assembly line production system. It’s not surprising that the Ford Motor Co. is still an in
Think back to the times when you have learned most effectively. Was it when you listened to a particularly stirring lecture? Was it when you read a well-structured book with excellent diagrams? Was it a great e-learning widget that suddenly made a complex