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Training Games for Career Development : McGraw-Hill Training Ser. - James Kirk

Training Games for Career Development

McGraw-Hill Training Ser.

Paperback Published: 19th May 1995
ISBN: 9780070347908
Number Of Pages: 304

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Perhaps the most comprehensive and multifaceted collection of career-enhancing games ever published, Training Games for Career Development contains a wealth of fun-filled and imaginative exercises designed to hone every skill needed to succeed in today's corporation. If you're a trainer or human resources professional, this book will show you new ways you never thought of to train employees for career awareness, self-improvement, and organizational productivity. The games are divided into six main career topics: Motivation, Development, Dynamics, Climate, Promotion, and Management. Within each category are games for each stage of the instructional process, including:
-- Openers
-- Expanders
-- Teachables
-- Reinforcers
-- Assessors

Each game is coded according to both its career topic and its instructional role, making game selection especially easy for the trainer with particular goals to accomplish. Each game includes specific instructions, as well as before, during, and after facilitation guidelines. And there's a feature you won't find anywhere else: step-by-step instructions for creating fun-filled and instructional training games from scratch So if you want to help your employees to realize their full work and career potential, this is the most comprehensive book of its kind on the market.

Prefacep. v
Games Reference Tablep. vii
The Game Planp. 1
Subject Matter Breakdown of Gamesp. 1
Game Codesp. 1
How to Select an Appropriate Gamep. 2
Facilitation Guidelinesp. 3
The Nature of Gamesp. 5
The Names of the Gamep. 6
Career Motivation/Resilience Gamesp. 11
All-American Leg Rollp. 12
Balancing Actp. 13
Chapter 11p. 19
Empowerment Puzzlep. 21
Feedback Fumbles #1p. 25
Feedback Fumbles #2p. 32
Hocus Focusp. 39
Pathways Puzzlep. 42
Plateaued Playoffsp. 44
Satisfaction 21p. 49
Stressbustersp. 51
The Happy Hierarchyp. 53
Career Development Gamesp. 55
Anchor Actupsp. 56
Class Electionsp. 64
Jobs Analystp. 67
Lovers and Fightersp. 70
Matching Orientationsp. 73
Morrow's Mirrorsp. 80
RIASEC Bingop. 86
Secretary's Dream Jobp. 91
Super-Op. 93
Values Swap Shopp. 101
Career Dynamics Gamesp. 107
Getting No Respectp. 108
HRD Acrossoutp. 110
Innies and Outiesp. 112
Ladies Lineup (U.S. Occupations)p. 114
Titans of Turnoverp. 116
Top Five (Novice Class)p. 125
Top Five (Pros Class)p. 127
Unemployment Linep. 129
Where in the USA Is Jo(e) Trainer?p. 136
Career Climate Gamesp. 145
Company Capers (Manufacturing)p. 146
Company Capers (Service)p. 152
Everybody Mergep. 158
Heads Up 2000p. 162
Honey, They've Shrunk the Companyp. 164
Ladies Lineup (World)p. 168
Logo Roundupp. 171
Notes and Quotesp. 173
Playing the Career Oddsp. 175
Translation, Pleasep. 177
Career Promotion Gamesp. 179
Baldertrashp. 180
Catch a Trendp. 185
Interviews a la Internationalep. 187
Jobpardyp. 201
Leadsp. 207
My Notable Networkp. 215
Political Horse Centsp. 217
Resume Racep. 224
U.S. Boss's Pageantp. 232
Career Management Gamesp. 235
Career Success Testp. 236
Chinese Cookie Crumblep. 238
Corporate Digp. 242
Enhancement Scramblep. 250
Ethical-Politicalp. 253
Mentor Maniap. 257
Mind Your Table Mannersp. 262
Mystery Careersp. 270
Answers to Gamesp. 273
Gaming Catalogp. 291
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ISBN: 9780070347908
ISBN-10: 0070347905
Series: McGraw-Hill Training Ser.
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 19th May 1995
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.94 x 22.23  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.82