Listen to the Voices of Measuring and Evaluating Training: Mary L. Broad

The ASTD Handbook of Measuring and Evaluating Training, edited by Patti Phillips, has just released. This book serves as a comprehensive go-to reference and a roadmap to developing effective processes. Each chapter is written by an expert in the field, chosen for their experience and actual results in specific areas. From evaluation planning and data collection, to data analysis and measurement, you’ll gain insights and practical advice from individuals who have applied their tools and methods in organizations worldwide. At the end of the book, a special section called “Voices” hosted by Rebecca Ray features summarized interviews with eight world-renowned gurus. These complete interviews are available as podcasts online! Our next legend to highlight is Mary L. Broad, PhD, a certified performance technologist who has served on the ASTD Board of Directors. She is the author and editor of several books, including Transfer of Training: Action-Packed Strategies to Ensure High Payoff from Training Investments (1992, with John W. Newstrom); Beyond Transfer of Training: Engaging Systems to Improve Performance (2005); and In Action: Transferring Learning to the Workplace (1997). As leader of her company, Performance Excellence, she helps organizations improve human performance systems through strategic planning, performance technology, and the transfer of learning for high-priority performance improvement intervention. She is an experienced future-search facilitator for public and private sector clients.

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