Robin Hoyle brings together a wealth of theoretical understanding and rich operational experience in this practical book that supports and challenges us to make training serve organisational performance as well as individual development needs. He makes no apology for using the word “Training”, which is typically honest and refreshing in an age of digital D-I-Y learning and pseudo-science.
Phil Green, writer, consultant with Onlignment and former Chair, e-Learning Network
Robin’s work constantly asks you to challenge your preconceptions of what good training should be about. He excels in questioning the attitudes of the status quo and accepted thinking that has allowed much of L&D to lack the innovation it needs. ‘Complete Training: From recruitment to retirement’ is no exception and is highly recommended reading for everyone in the industry.
Jon Kennard, editor, TrainingZone.co.uk
Based on many years of experience in adult learning, working with a variety of clients, including big multinationals with dozens of thousands of people to develop, Robin summarises here his uncompromising views about what’s wrong with corporate training and development and how it can be put right. It provides vital advice for anyone interested in developing an organisation’s most valuable resource – its people.
Svetlana Omeltchenko, Vice President Global Marketing Insights, Coty Inc.