Book Reviews and Features, Books by Denise Fyffe, Empowering the 21st Century Worker, Examining Career Development in Jamaica and Australia, Is the Registry Happy, Learning Management System Efficiency vs. Staff Proficiency, Sophie's Place

Feature on Career Development Books by Denise N. Fyffe

Is the Registry Happy bookcover by Denise Fyffe

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The idea for this analysis in, Is the Registry Happy, was born out of the direct contact with the Registry staff of a learning organization. Questions and concerns arose as to the career development exposure of the staff members and the benefits that could be derived from this type of exposure.

The overall perspective of the department, from the vantage point of the students and customers, is that there are seemingly too many problems and difficulties. Hence, it is of added value to dispel that notion while increasing the capabilities and outlook of the staff.

Empowering the 21st Century Worker bookcover

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Empowering the 21st Century Worker exposes the research, analysis, implications, and findings of on the job training for one learning organization. It takes a close look at the processes and infrastructure in place for employee training and whether a positive organizational change is a result.

LMS system efficiency book cover v3

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Companies needlessly spend millions of dollars on initiatives to resolve productivity issues within their organization. Often times the solutions implemented compound the problem and don’t resolve their core issues. In order to prevent such occurrences, it is necessary to conduct a Needs Assessment or Needs Analysis.

Learning Management System Efficiency vs. Staff Proficiency: The Impact of the use of Learning Management Systems on Student Satisfaction, we will utilize this method to conduct an “Appraisal of staff proficiency with the Learning Management System and the impact on student satisfaction and attrition levels.”

This was conducted within an anonymous tertiary institution with well over 450 students.

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Examining Career Development in Jamaica and Australia examines the career development strategies implemented in both Australia and Jamaica to augment the conditions brought on by both global change and crisis. It highlights the social and economic transformation in Australia.

Like many other nations, Australia experienced social and economic transformation.

They had to implement career development measures that would sustain the progress needed because their way of life was being threatened by the international crisis happening around them.

At present in Jamaica, many of the graduates of secondary institutions enter the job market ill-equipped to access the opportunities available to them. It is important that career awareness, career exploration, and career preparation activities be incorporated into their early education.

 

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Thieves in the Workplace explores occupational theft. This is a billion dollar industry in and of itself. Every year global organizations face the challenge of minimizing the loss of inventory, goods, and financial standing.

Numerous measures have been implemented but with the onset of the global financial recession, people have become even more desperate and innovative in their methods to siphon off company funds. Countries continue to suffer including the US, UK, Europe, Australia, and Jamaica.

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Sophie’s Place: Examining Career Development for the Disabled is a brief examination of how one Jamaican care-giving institution, Sophie’s Place, incorporates career development strategies for those severely disabled in Jamaica, as far as is possible to do so.

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1 thought on “Feature on Career Development Books by Denise N. Fyffe”

  1. Reblogged this on THE ISLAND JOURNAL and commented:

    At present in Jamaica, many of the graduates of secondary institutions enter the job market ill-equipped to access the opportunities available to them. It is important that career awareness, career exploration and career preparation activities be incorporated into their early education.

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