A Practical Guide to Needs Assessment

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John Wiley & Sons, Jan 13, 2011 - Business & Economics - 352 pages
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This thoroughly revised edition of the best-selling resource A Practical Guide to Needs Assessment offers a practical and comprehensive guide for practitioners who are responsible for
  • Introducing a training program
  • Creating adult education programs
  • Assessing the development needs of a workforce
  • Improving individual, group, organization or interorganizational performance in the workplace
  • Implementing community, national, or international development interventions

Designed as a resource for practitioners, this book is filled with how-to information, tips, and case studies. It shows how to use data-based needs assessments to frame people-related problems and performance, improvement opportunities to obtain support from those who are affected by the changes, make effective decision, and increase efficiency.

 

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Contents

Introduction
1
NEEDS ASSESSMENT TOOLKIT
6
FUNDAMENTALS OF NEEDS ASSESSMENT
13
but Lacks Games Skills
19
GETTING DOWN TO BRASS TACKS
77
MANAGING A NEEDS ASSESSMENT
189
List of Toolkit Forms on CDROM
241
Schedule of Events
267
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About the author (2011)

Kavita Gupta has developed training programs for corporations and conducted workshops for several New England universities.

Catherine M. (Cathy) Sleezer, Ph.D., is the manager of learning and organization development at Baker Hughes-Centrilift.

Darlene F. Russ-Eft, Ph.D., is an associate professor of Adult Education at the College of Education at Oregon State University.

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