management training Articles

  • How to make top-down and bottom-up sustainability converge

    Fits and starts are all too common in the sustainability world. One year you have budget for initiatives; the next you don’t. Management hails cost savings on individual projects, but they miss the big picture and fail to link progress across departmental boundaries. Bottom-up progress and top-down directives pass each other like proverbial ships in the night. But it doesn’t have to ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Optimising laboratory environment for successful IVF

    The London Women’s Clinic in Cardiff (LWC Wales) is one of ten clinics within its group which collectively provide expert fertility treatment to families across England and Wales. When it comes to IVF and fertility treatment there is no ‘off-the-shelf’ or ‘one size fits all’ solution and, as such, the medical teams produce a bespoke fertility programme for each and ...


    By Geotech

  • New test, new best practice to reduce hearing damage risk

    The availability of this new test will have a dramatic effect on the management of hearing loss prevention programmes… New technology has become available that provides companies with data that they can use to check the real world performance of their hearing conservation programmes very quickly and very easily. It is a development of otoacoustic emission ...

  • Thoroughly modern installers keep on industry trend

    The ErP Directive, through its various iterations since 2009, not only places high demands on the efficiency levels of a wide range of heating products, and especially hot water storage in our homes, but also on installers to communicate the benefits of greater energy efficiency to their customers. If the target to reduce energy use by 20% by 2020 is remotely realistic, not only has product ...


    By Kingspan Environmental Ltd

  • Analyzer underpins growth of container inspection company

    After a career as a customs officer in the Netherlands, Wim van Tienen was well aware of the toxic gas hazards presented by some freight containers, so in 2009 he started a company, Van Tienen Milieuadvies B.V., offering gas analysis and safety advice. The company grew quickly and now employs 23 staff. Wim attributes a large part of this success to the advanced FTIR gas detection and analysis ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Changing the Rules with Mass Detection

    How simplified detectors can provide mass data for every analytical run and speed up method development With access to multiple mass spectrometry systems of varying degrees of sophistication, Davy Guillarme (University of Geneva, Switzerland) wasn’t actively looking for new mass detection solutions. Nevertheless, the Waters ACQUITY QDa mass detector caught his eye. Why? Because it opens a ...


    By Waters Corporation

  • A Training Manager’s Guide to Tracking Training for Measurable Results

    Though some businesses view training as an essential aspect of business performance, others approach it as something they should do; that simply having employees ‘sit in a classroom’ is equivalent to building actual, proven competency, when nothing could be further from the truth. Download this free whitepaper to learn more about the world of contemporary training and how to commit to ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • `Train`-ing the waste management industry

    For the past 15 years, the waste management industry has done a commendable job in responding to public concern over environmental issues, especially the demand for more recycling. However, while waste reduction strategies are crucial, Canada's booming economy has meant increased production of construction and demolition (C&D) and institutional, commercial and industrial (IC&I) waste. As ...

  • HSE training guidelines for the waste management and recycling industry

    This ‘good practice’ guidance was written in consultation with the Waste Industry Safety and Health Forum (WISH). It does not aim to be comprehensive but gives examples of good practice within the industry.It is for managers and those organising training within the waste management and recycling industry.This document sets out guidelines on the basic requirements for training in five key areas:- ...


  • BowTieXP Training

    Bow-ties provide a simple, graphical representation of the relationship between the causes and consequences of businessupsets, the control measures in place and the tasks, procedures, responsible individuals and competencies which support and enforce the controls. The diagram demonstrates how the management system provides ongoing control of the risks.BowTieXP* is an advanced software tool, ...


    By Risktec Solutions

  • Teaching the course on "sustainable development" within the "ecology and nature management" profile of training

    The history of man-nature interactions shows that, the more advanced the human culture, the better the relations with the environment. With the understanding that the culture of the society is, first and foremost, maintained by the educational institutions, one may consider any real education to be an input to sustainable development. And vice versa: practically all failures in social development ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Training and continuing education for quality management and conformity assessment staff for nuclear facilities

    Highly qualified staff have always been in strong demand. This also applies to the nuclear industry, especially in its rapid development. Quality assurance as a mechanism to ensure a comprehensive security sector is a priority. Training, retraining and skills development for the management, maintenance and quality assurance for nuclear facilities is a separate system task. The successful delivery ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • BM Respirometry benefits for activated sludge process management, research and training

    A biological process controlled by non-biological measurements? All treatment plant efficiencies are geared to the waste that they receive. The microorganisms found in the waste need food and oxygen to survive, the food is provided as soluble organic carbon in the waste stream and the oxygen is obtained through the aeration process in the treatment plant. Once a treatment plant ...


    By SURCIS, S.L.

  • Using ontology-based knowledge networks for user training in managing healthcare processes

    The cooperative and collaborative nature of healthcare delivery requires active user participation in healthcare process design/redesign. Hence, there is a need to provide users with reusable, flexible, agile and adaptable training material in order to enable them instil their knowledge and expertise in healthcare process modelling and automation activities. This paper presents a prototype ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • On-Site Servicing: Imperium Training & Asset Management - Case Study

    Name of customer: Imperium Training & Asset Management Project title: Onsite Maintenance Contract Location: Nationwide Project description: Imperium needed a team of engineers to carry out a routine maintenance of their clients Health & Safety equipment. The engineers had to be trained and competent in taking the ...


    By Civil Engineering Safety Ltd

  • Avoiding crisis in communication: a computer-supported training approach for emergency management

    Crisis management requires stakeholders not only to show strategic, organisational preparedness for crisis events (e.g., by systematising and professionalising coping with work), but also to develop skills in dealing with unanticipated events and other stakeholders involved in the same crisis. They should not only rely on established information flows and behaviour patterns, but also be able to ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • The impact of age and reading on the desire for training of managers in entrepreneurial ventures

    The goal of this paper is to determine the effects of age and reading of popular business periodicals on an entrepreneur's view of training needs for their management staff. This paper uses a sampling of 107 entrepreneurs between the ages of 18 and 45 who completed a survey that used Likert scale questions. The results are analysed with a repeated measure ANOVA for evaluating the effect of age ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Training of medical teams on-site for individual and coordinated response in emergency management

    A system for training of coordination and cooperation of decision makers in emergency management has been under construction for some time. A first prototype of the system was developed in the MUSTER system. The system is being developed modularly with one module for each of the suborganisations involved in the complete preparedness: fire brigade, police, medical team, civil defence, etc. All ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Training for improvisation in emergency management: opportunities and limits for information technology

    Skill in improvising enables emergency management personnel to make creative decisions under time constraint, even when risks are high. It therefore complements skill in plan-following, which is particularly appropriate when the current emergency is similar to a past one. This paper develops recommendations on how to use Information Technology (IT) in the design of training programmes for ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • A case study of information and communication technology in emergency management training

    This paper addresses the roles of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in training for effective emergency management and inter-organisational coordination. Collocation can encourage the development of common ground and trust and, in turn, result in greater efficiency and effectiveness. We expect to find communication and artefact use during collocated training that cannot readily ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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