On the cutting edge of human resource development for over 25 years!Year after year, the Annuals provide thousands of trainers, consultants, facilitators, and managers with up-to-date information about making organizations more effective. Face the challenge of today's workplace with today's resource.The 1999 Annuals contain all-new material from some of the best minds in the field of human resource development. For more than 25 years, the Annuals have been the leading resource for practitioners seeking to improve organizations.Volume 1 focuses on training. Volume 2 focuses on consulting. Both volumes are indispensable. Inside you will find hundreds of trustworthy tips that will improve the productivity and profitability of any organization.This year, editor Elaine Biech, a seasoned trainer and consultant and noted author of The Business of Consulting, has added select cutting-edge topics to the mix, including learning technologies and performance improvement. So find out how other practitioners are improving organizations day by day: delve into the indispensable 1999 Annuals. You will understand why the Annuals are the source for practical, professional, performance-boosting tools.Three reasons why you need The 1999 Annuals:* Great resources: When you buy The 1999 Annuals, you will get more than 20 activities, 6 instruments, and 20 presentation and discussion resources -- all of them new, all of them customizable for your specific needs!* Great contributors: All of the contributors are practitioners who have tested their ideas in today's workplace. Among the many leading contributors to these volumes are Sivasailam "Thiagi" Thiagarajan, Julie O'Mara, Lorraine Ukens, Arthur VanGundy, H.B. Karp, and Dana and James Robinson.* Great topics: You get what you need to face today's pressing topics: ** group and team development ** leadership skills ** problem solving ** organization development ** facilitation skills ** trust building ** and much more!