Sustaining Distance Training details how seventeen leading organizations have moved from initial distance training programs to making distance training and education a part of the enterprise's profile-and using it to achieve their strategic objectives. Drawing on case examples of such organizations as SBC Communications, Daimler Chrysler, the U.S. Army, and First Union National Bank, this book describes integrating distance training into everyday operations, showing how it can be used to achieve organizational goals, set new competitive standards, and meet business challenges.
"A compelling book that addresses the critical issues facingorganizations involved in the dynamic world of distance learningincluding how to sustain and manage distance training in a rapidlyevolving business environment. A must-read for all learningorganizations." --Jolly T. Holden, chief learning strategist,Gilat-To-Home
"This volume is an excellent compilation of case studies that arerich in facts and lessons." --Mick Mortlock, dean, CIGNA Instituteof Technology, and member, advisory board, Internet LearningCompany
"I feel this book is an excellent pulse-check of corporate trainingand education at a distance. Dr. Berge has given us a window intothe challenging and changing world of corporate training-thetrials, successes, and faults of a wide range of organizations areclearly detailed, dissected, and summarized." --Myk Garn, chiefacademic officer, Kentucky Commonwealth Virtual University
Praise for the author's previous book, Distance Training. "DistanceTraining is a solid piece of work, one that will prove useful timeand again for anyone with responsibilities for the design,development, delivery, and evaluation of distance learninginitiatives in organizations." --Educational Technology SocietyJournal
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