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In 2000, Unilever, one of the world’s leading foods, home and personal care companies, initiated a five-year, comprehensive change program aimed at improving the company’s growth. As part of that program, Unilever implemented the Leadership Growth Profile
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Corporate learning serves the organization best when it ties in with company-wide goals and initiatives.
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Since the introduction of the first e-learning solutions in 1996, a lot has changed in corporate education and training. The first wave of e-learning started with self-paced learning followed by the fast growth of live e-learning. The next step in this ev
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Chief learning officers in many organizations focus on the cutting edge of business practices to shape the corporate learning agenda. Quality initiatives like Six Sigma have long been a priority on that agenda. Let’s examine three major implications of Si
As the aftershocks of the events of Sept. 11 rocked the United States, the U.S. government got to work finding ways to protect its citizens from future terrorist attacks. As a result, on Nov. 19, 2001, President Bush signed into law the Aviation and Trans
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