The Next Generation of Corporate Universities. Innovative Approaches for Developing People and Expanding Organizational Capabilities

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  • Book
  • 432 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Praise for The Next Generation of Corporate Universities

"The objective of this book is to provide innovative approaches for developing people and expanding organizational capabilities. If you also have this objective, this book is for you. Each chapter is written by a qualified author to provide the information you need."
Donald L. Kirkpatrick, Ph.D., professor emeritus, University of Wisconsin, and author, Evaluating Training Programs: The Four Levels

"I was impressed with the breadth of coverage and the quality of the case studies. This book is full of practical advice and lessons learned, which will benefit the seasoned professional as well as a newcomer to the field. I recommend it for anyone who wants to start or improve a corporate university."
David L. Vance, president, Caterpillar University

"This book takes people out of their silos it has such a clear view of how learning and development cut across the entire enterprise. The corporate university can become the guiding force for truly integrated talent management."
David C. Forman, chief learning officer, Human Capital Institute

"A must read for anyone interested in corporate universities. Devoid of unnecessary theory, The Next Generation of Corporate Universities is a practical road map to success, applicable to both the nonprofit and for–profit sectors. Existing corporate universities will improve performance and busy professionals launching corporate universities will save valuable time."
Diana R. Oreck, vice president, Ritz–Carlton Leadership Center

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Acknowledgments xiii

PART ONE: CORPORATE UNIVERSITIES AS STRATEGIC BUSINESS PARTNERS

Chapter 1: What Is a Next–Generation Corporate University? 3Mark Allen

Chapter 2: Building a Holistic Development Framework 19Aimee George–Leary, Ed Cohen

Chapter 3: Learning as a Competitive Business Variable 39Karen Barley

PART TWO: INTERNAL CORPORATE UNIVERSITY FUNCTIONS

Chapter 4: Splendid Learning: Why Technology Doesn t Matter 63Roger C. Schank

Chapter 5: Branding Your Corporate University 85Annick Renaud–Coulon

Chapter 6: Corporate Universities: The New Keepers of the Ethical Flame? 109Philip McGee, John R. Duncan

Chapter 7: Next–Generation Evaluation: Searching for Value 129Jack J. Phillips, Patti P. Phillips

PART THREE: DISTINCTIVE SETTINGS FOR CORPORATE UNIVERSITIES

Chapter 8: Global Considerations for Corporate Universities 169Ed Cohen

Chapter 9: Corporate Universities in Small Companies 189Lee E. Steffens, Shannon M. Novotne

Chapter 10: Corporate Universities in the Nonprofit Sector 209Deborah Grayson Riegel

Chapter 11: Corporate Universities in Government 235Kevin W. Bruny

PART FOUR: NEXT–GENERATION CORPORATE UNIVERSITY FUNCTIONS

Chapter 12: Corporate Universities as Shapers of Culture 263Laree Kiely

Chapter 13: Mentoring Can Be Magic 287Lynn Slavenski

Chapter 14: The Strategic Contribution of Corporate Universities to Leadership Coaching 307Merrill C. Anderson

Chapter 15: Career Path Management: Using Strategic Curricula to Develop People and Build Competitive Organization Capabilities 323Jack Gregg

Chapter 16: Succession Management in Corporate Universities 351Lynn Schmidt

Chapter 17: The Role of Corporate Universities in Knowledge Management and Knowledge–Sharing Communities 371Mark W. Allen

Chapter 18: Wisdom Management: The Missing Link Between Learning and Performance 389Mark Allen

Index 403

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Mark Allen, Ph.D., is an educator, consultant, author, and speaker.He is the editor of and a contributor toThe Corporate University Handbook and has written and presented extensively on the topic of corporate universities. He is a participating faculty member in Organization Theory and Management at Pepperdine University, where he also served for ten years as director of executive education.
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