Lean Management tips

Waste can be far more damaging to a company’s bottom line than some leaders might think, but the recent economic recession did indeed awaken the widespread desire to bolster efficiency through Lean management efforts. The only way to maximize resilience in the face of major market fluctuations – especially those that impact revenues – is […]

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Case study: return on training investment at Baylor Health Care

Article Author: Lorri Freifeld. By Frank Lloyd, Associate Dean, Executive Education, Southern Methodist University (SMU) Cox School of Business   When Rosemary Luquire joined Baylor Health Care System (BHCS) as Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer a few years ago, she recognized the need to strengthen the system’s nursing organization by developing leaders from within. BHCS […]

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Why is Emergency Management Training Critical Today?

Risk management has always been a complex and challenging aspect of business leadership and decision-making, but the diversity and volume of threats facing organizations today are more intense than ever before. This can be applied to a range of risk categories, including natural disasters, which are more frequent in many regions than any other time […]

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Sales and Marketing Training Becomes a C-Suite Topic

Although many organizations have started to increase their technical training investments for operations staff, learning strategy frameworks for other departments, namely sales and marketing, have left a lot to be desired. Despite the fact that marketing and sales employees are the first line of brand defense and often the individuals responsible for making a good […]

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Empowering Millennial Leaders

Article Author: By Laci Loew, Vice President and Principal Analyst, Talent Management, Brandon Hall Group More than one-third (35 percent) of organizations in Brandon Hall Group’s 2015 State of Leadership Development Study described their leadership development practices as below average or even poor. More than half of organizations (51 percent) said their leaders are not prepared […]

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Aligning a Career Pathway in Advanced Manufacturing

Author: Teri Brahms, Executive Director, Economic & Workforce Development at Pellissippi State Community College   As competition and demands grow, companies are increasingly looking for ways to build skilled workforces ready for the demands of a rigorous workplace from day one. A long history of offering tailored technical education allows community colleges to fill that […]

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