"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
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