Several of the feature articles in the current issue of People Management focus on aspects of the development of learning organisations. These articles will be available online in the People Management archive from around 9 April.
The contents digest of these articles includes:-
Opportunism knocks How does an organisation for learning go about becoming a learning organisation? GEC’s Dunchurch Management College has adopted an anarchic approach. David Littlefield reports
Talking heads… and arms… and legs Is it enough to develop good listening skills or should you be paying more attention to people’s body language? Adrian Furnham gives some handy hints on what you can – and can’t – tell from someone’s gestures
The greater scheme of things? As the New Deal for 18- to 24-year-olds approaches its first anniversary, Rebecca Johnson asks participating employers whether the government’s flagship programme for young unemployed people is working as it should
Feedback king The appraisal process can improve both motivation and performance – providing that it’s carried out effectively. Gerard McMahon’s guide details the importance of preparation and getting the most from each stage