Overall, it is estimated over 11 million business meeting occurring on a daily basis (Verizon, 1999). However, similar study in 2003 indicated that the majority of face-to-face meeting participants believe that meetings are a waste of time (Verizon, 2003). This situation reveals two organizational problems. First, the amount of time that people spend in meetings makes it difficult for them to participate in most of them. Second, it can be difficult to remember what was said or accomplished in each one. These problems arise primarily from how participants attend meetings and how archives of meetings are created for later remembering and information retrieval. As participants are frequently traveling to attend face-to-face meetings, the cost-benefit ratio of attending meetings is also soaring. This in turn gives rise to a feeling of “wasted time.”
Similar situation when too much time, efforts and finances are spent ineffectively occurs with corporate training of personnel at Thronton’s company. Practically, for Thronton’s company yearly cost of corporate personnel training exceeds a million dollars due to traveling and accommodation expenses for hundreds managers. Global trainers are brought to Thronton’s training center in Kentucky two times per year to ensure that qualifications of company’s employees are current and adequately correspond to Thronton’s business needs. The training and development at Thronton’s is conducted in the several areas that are critical for any type of business, particularly:
In addressing the need to provide wider access to professional development and offer a more flexible form of training, Thronton’s company should develop a three-year training and development strategy addressed entirely through videoconferencing technology, particularly desktop video conference (DVC) as a main method on delivering
From the contemporary perspective, the deployment of audio and video communication technologies has become a major instrument for widening the reach of training and staff development in organizations. Practically, collaborative meetings became a frequent and necessary aspect of…
From travel to documentation, cuisine to science and health to architecture, this influence of technology is evident. People belonging to all age groups, professions, demographics and financial standing eventually find themselves surrendering to the dominant pressure of modern life.
The finished project will be a new and unique media that delivers video commercial advertisements in real-time on virtually any media including such unnatural media as in dreams and in the sky. This new media will be able to air video adverts on unique platforms that no human has ever witnessed nor experienced before.
Proposed Solution 5 b. Time 6 c. Personnel 6 Recommendations 6 Conclusion 7 References 8 Executive Summary This paper aims at establishing what weakens the claims process by the veterans in their bid for compensation of damage caused to their health while in service.
(Dill and Dill, 1998, p. 410) For comparative purposes, that statistic amounts to; one game for every teenager on earth, or one game for every person in all of North America, Europe, and Japan. Every industry trend points to continued growth, indicating a significant amount of time, money, and attention of consumers being invested in the video gaming industry.
In recent years, a lot of emphasis has been placed on the importance of integrated management systems which correspond to the requirements of international standards. This has been attributed to the expansion of various management standard systems which include: quality management systems (ISO 9001: 2000), environmental management systems (ISO 140001: 2004) and occupational health and safety systems (OHSAS 18001) among others.
An analysis of the questionnaires will be undertaken to determine qualitatively and statistically the effectiveness of the training programme according to the above models used. Action plans at the end of the training also reinforce the training goals and objectives.
Within the mainstream HRM literature, there is a long tradition of research arguing that in order to make an optimal contribution to firm performance, HRM policies and practices should be integrated both with firm strategy, so-called vertical strategic integration and with each other, so-called horizontal integration Turner, Keegan & Hueman 2006).
tential, it is of critical importance that you continuously develop your skills through the proper utilization of a wide range of professional development and career progression opportunities. You should note that training and education does not just mean the attendance of
One key element that I am bound to discuss in the paper is the various aspects that revolve around training of employees in the organization. It is vital to understand that the petroleum industry is one very risky industry and this is mostly