As our organizations change and adapt so must the people running them - our managers and leaders. In the past, many organizations have neglected to develop and train this group, letting most find their own way to their own unique management or leadership style. The best organizations know that consistency is the name of the game for continued success. At the same time there has been much debate about methodologies - to train or to develop; to feed or to grow. I would define the difference … [Read more...] about Management and leadership skills: What is the difference?
So what is the difference between training and development? Does it really matter? It matters because we need to be able to identify activity. We often hear of employees never having been trained in a skill or process. But is this really true? We need to underatand what training is and is not, to be able to educate our workforce, and develop our organizations. Understanding the difference between training and development So that we can perform a comparison between training and development … [Read more...] about What is the Difference between Training and Development #HRBlog
Difference between Vision and Goal We all use these terminologies but what do they mean? Let’s look at the history of these terms: Vision late 13c., "something seen in the imagination or in the supernatural," from Anglo-Fr. visioun, O.Fr. vision, from L. visionem (nom. visio) "act of seeing, sight, thing seen," from pp. stem of videre "to see," from PIE base *weid- "to know, to see" (cf. Skt. veda "I know;" Avestan vaeda "I know;" Gk. oida, Doric woida "I know," idein "to see;" O.Ir. fis … [Read more...] about Difference between Vision and Goals
Often in business and education, we confuse the difference between goals and objectives. We sometimes talk about goals and objectives interchangeably. But are they the same? Let us start by exploring some history and definitions: Goal - 1530s, "end point of a race," of uncertain origin, perhaps from O.E. *gal "obstacle, barrier," a word implied by gælan "to hinder." The word goal appears once before this, in a poem from early 14c. and with an apparent sense of "boundary, limit." Sports sense … [Read more...] about The Difference between Goals and Objectives