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Management Training News: w/c 1st July 2012

Management Training Resources: w/c 1st July 2012

This week, we take a look at one of our all-time favourite management models, the Conscious-Competence Ladder. It's so clever and so useful. Take a look at the first link below.

Other items in this week's "Management Training Resources" include number 12 in our series of Hints and Links, this week on Discipline; a new quiz on the appraisal interview; free management training materials in the "Workshops that Work" e-book; and our round-up of June 2012's management training resources.


Management Models: The Conscious-Competence Ladder

consciouscompetence_142 The Conscious-Competence Ladder is a model of learning that was first developed by Noel Burch of the Gordon Training International organisation in the 1970's. It shows how we all move through 4 stages of learning a new skill from a state of not knowing that we don't know how to do something right through to not knowing that we do know it. The model describes the process of skill development and awareness and is a valuable tool to use in understanding the stages an individual is at in their learning and how to adjust your coaching or instruction to take this into account... more


One-Line Hints and One-Click Links on Discipline

discipline_large_175 The quality and quantity of management training materials on the Internet is truly astounding. That's why our series of Hints and Links has proven so popular. We select one of the key skills of management and give you a series of one-line tips. Then point you in the direction of more information on the subject with just a click of your mouse. Nothing could be easier. This week we reach number 12 in the series and it's on Discipline. Don't miss our top 14 hints and clicks here... more


Management Training Quiz: The Appraisal Interview

questions_142_01 Do you know what the main aim of an appraisal interview is? Do you know the name of a key interview starting technique? Can you describe the best tone in an appraisal interview? Do you know how to move from one part of the interview to the next? And can you pick out good and bad features of feedback? All of these and more are in this week's management training quiz on The Appraisal Interview. It's free to enter and you could win a prize. For fun and learning, try this week's quiz here... more


Free Management Training Materials in the "Workshops that Work" E-Book

workshops_142 If you want to know how to run successful training events, then you should arm yourself with the best manual around. And here it is: Professor Phil Race's 171-page book on "Workshops that Work". This book contains some of the best free management training materials you'll find, from designs to checklists, groundrules to icebreakers, learning agreements to learning logs. It's so good, we refer to it again and again, even after years of publishing hundreds of management training products. Download it for free from our MTL E-Books collection now... more


Our Round-Up of June 2012's Management Training Resources

review_175 It's end-of-the-month time again and here's our summary of June 2012's management training resources. This month we had one of the most varied mix of management training resources we can remember. 4 new quizzes; 3 new sets in our hints and links series; 2 new management models; a great website review; a new newsletter; free gifts for Father's Day and more besides. You can catch up with any of these management training materials by clicking the link to our 2012 archive here... more