Management Training, Management Development and Business Articles and Resources
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NEW – to enable us to keep up with changes to the site we have introduced a new area where all new management articles will be published. Over time we will re-locate all of these pages. This new area includes a comprehensive search facility so will be easier to use – please bare with us during the transition.
Pecha Kucha is an innovative approach to designing and delivering engaging presentations
Deep Dive is a rapid and practical approach to product development and problem solving
Holistic Organizational Diagnostic Tools –
Find out what using a holistic approach can offer you and your organization
How to write a mission statement for your business
Action Learning and Action Learning Sets (ALS) were popularized by
Reg Revens this page summarizes his approach and ideas.
Business Transformation –
Increasingly the term Business transformation is being used without understanding what it means. this article explores the basic
The PRIMO-F business growth model, a holistic approach to organizational development
Management Models –
100+ Management Models – a page full of graphical management models, 9 box grid, 4 box model grid, 2×2 matrix, 3×3 matrix, cycles etc. covering organizational growth, leadership, coaching, change management, business etc.
What are Critical Success Factors and how to use them
How does Corporate Social Responsibility impact smaller businesses
Great words but what do they really mean?
What psychometric testing is and how to use it
A powerful tool to help individuals understand their career strengths
Business Values –
how to use values to create an effective organization
Want to be a more effective learner? Here is a summary of the main learning style theories and application
This page explores the importance of effective organizational diagnosis
Intelligent Purchasing for OD –
Do you need to purchase training or consulting services? This page will help you on your journey
How to write an internal communications plan – Do you need to write a communications plan? this page will give you a few ideas
Change management is one of those things that many talk about but is rarely implemented well.
Force Field Analysis
The Force Field Analysis is a decision making tool.
Employee Engagement & Satisfaction Models –
There are many Employee Engagement and Satisfaction Models on the market, this page outlines some of the differences and asks does it really matter which one you use?
Why do this – is it just a waste of time or is it sound business sense?
Michael Porter’s five forces is a model used to explore the environment in which a product or company operates
The Force Field analysis is a valuable tool in any decision making process
Need to develop a Personal Development Plan – all you need is here
Continuing Professional Development or CPD –
CPD has been around for some years, now the need for personal responsibility is ever increasing
We have had requests for material to complement our PDP and CPD pages… here it is
Need to know the meaning of a business phrase or term – this is the place to start our terms dictionary and general glossary
Understanding the impact of psychology on change in organizations
Description on how to write SMART and SMARTer objectives for individual and business performance
The PESTLE analysis – a powerful tool for exploring the external environment of an organization
The SWOT analysis – a powerful tool for exploring the strengths of an organization
Consulting Skills – for internal and external consultants – Do you use consulting skills as part of your offer? This page will help you on your journey
Knowledge-Understanding-Action – An overview of our powerful approach to organizational Development
Ansoff Product/ market matrix –
An introduction to Igor Ansoff’s model for planning product and marketing strategy
Talent management –
Using nine box grids for identifying talent in your organisation.
Whitelaw’s Circle of Evaluation – new
Whitelaws circle of evaluation is a model developed to aid the evaluation of training and learning and development interventions
Strategic analysis –
Strategic analysis is a frequently discussed term – but what does it mean?
Miller’s Magic Number Seven 7 –
Miller showed a number of remarkable coincidences between the channel capacity of a number of human cognitive and perceptual tasks.
Knowledge Understanding Action – a model for development
Knowledge Understanding Action is the principles that RapidBI base all of their programs, products and development upon.
Access to our free downloads
Coaching Articles, in video format
Please note – some of the content pages here are under development. We have a rolling program to write and develop much of our content.
Our Development Strategy
Our strategy is to create the page – add some limited content and then to research the area appropriately. Only when we have enough and validated information do we commit to our usual full resources pages. We hope that the page you are looking for is complete and are not put off if your required content is not yet fully available – as they say its all work in progress.
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