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About Leslie Allan

Author photoLeslie Allan is Managing Director of Business Performance Pty Ltd; a management consulting firm specializing in people and process capability. He has been assisting organizations for over 20 years, contributing in various roles as project manager, consultant and trainer for organizations large and small. He is also the author of five books on training and change management and is the editor of a practical guide on managing projects. Leslie is a member of the Australian Institute of Management, the Graduate Management Association of Australia and the Quality Society of Australasia. He also serves as a member of the Divisional Council of the Australian Institute of Training and Development and won the Council Member of the Year accolade at the 2012 AITD National Training Excellence Awards. View Leslie's Google Profile.

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Case Study (Incentives): Working in Teams

Submitted by Leslie Allan on June 4th, 2014

This mini-case study explores how the owners of an auto repair shop complemented training with employee incentives to boost the application of skills on the job following a training program on autonomous work teams.

Posted in Performance, Training | Comments (1)

Coaching Examples in the Workplace

Submitted by Leslie Allan on May 21st, 2014

Providing post-training coaching support to training participants raises on-the-job performance to the next level. Here are three real-life examples of how you can support your employees with coaching after they return to the workplace.

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Case Study (Incentives): Inventory Management

Submitted by Leslie Allan on May 6th, 2014

In this case study, a manufacturing company implemented a new inventory management system and rolled out a training course for its employees. Leslie Allan walks through some key incentives that the firm introduced in an effort to encourage managers and employees to use the new software. Find out how they fared.

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Training Partnerships at Work

Submitted by Leslie Allan on April 29th, 2014

What is the primary role of a trainer? Is it to entertain, impart knowledge or improve performance? How you see your role impacts how effective you will be as a trainer and how well you work with other key stakeholders to bring about change.

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Case Study (Incentives): Harassment Prevention

Submitted by Leslie Allan on April 16th, 2014

This case study examines how an accounting firm revised its manager rewards program to improve the impact of its harassment prevention training course.

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Using Kirkpatrick’s Levels in Nepal Education

Submitted by Leslie Allan on April 3rd, 2014

The Nepal Education Leadership Foundation is working on the ground to improve the teaching skills of Nepal’s primary school children. Find out how they are using Donald Kirkpatrick’s four-level framework to structure their unique teacher training programme.

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