• Cause and Effect Analysis

    One of a series of Free Problem Solving Tools. Cause and effect analysis is a tool that helps identify possible causes of a specific problem.  The approach enables a graphical illustration of the relationship between an outcome and all the factors that influence the outcome. Need more problem solving tools for your workshop? Take a look at our 6 thinking hats problem solving tool.
    Take a look at our Problem Solving and decision making Training Course
  • What is your relationship with conflict? Conflict, it's highly probable! We all bring different ideas, goals, values, beliefs and needs to teams. These differences are a primary strength. However, the same differences inevitably lead to conflict. This free resource will help you to understand your relationship with conflict. You will identify your dominant conflict management style. With heightened self awareness you will know how to intentionally select a response that enables dialogue. Take a look at this product - Exploring Conflict Competence  
  • Spectrain's Six Thinking Hats guide comes complete with a case study containing illustrative examples of the approach in use and a worksheet to enable you to use this fabulous six thinking hats problem solving tool at your next event. We use this during managing meetings and problem solving programmes  
  • A Disciplinary Offence?A Disciplinary Offence? Perhaps Not! This case study is riddled with issues and it is your task to investigate and make recommendations about how to proceed. Was this a case of management being high handed and reactive? Was the employee just fooling when he pretended to stumble in the car park. Had he perhaps been drinking at lunchtime? Is this a another symptom contributing to the history of poor employee relationships? Have existing policies and procedures been effective?  
    This exciting case study never fails to generate discussion related to disciplinary policy and procedure and the management of employee relations.
      Spectrain use this resource during our Strategic HR Courses to explore corporate culture, disciplinary issues and managing difficult behaviours. Before investigating a potential disciplinary offence, check out this guide from ACAS.
  • Want assess your leadership competencies? This competency based leadership 360 assessment tool enables assessment of 20 competencies that represent the knowledge, skills, abilities, and attitudes of successful leaders. A personal analysis and self development plan is also included. Once you have assessed your leadership competencies, learn how to exploit and cultivate core competencies
  • This Aspiring Leaders Development E Book contains 28 pages of activity and self assessment pure development for aspiring leaders and food for thought for existing leaders.
    • You will consider what leadership means to you in the context of your working environment.
    • You will assess the benefits of strong leadership and management and also the impact when one side of that equation is weak.
    • You will assess yourself against a range of leadership behaviours.
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  • The definition of the word facilitate is “to make easy” or “to ease a process”.
      Facilitation is essentially a combination of process and skills that can be used in any situation where a group of people come together to communicate with the aim of achieving joint objectives. This resource is designed to introduce you to the concept of facilitation it is packed full of process tools, and techniques to enable you to be awesome in your facilitation of groups at meetings and training events.
    • If you want to further develop your facilitation skills, you will enjoy our Fabulous Facilitation Training Course
  • The brilliant business writing workbook is rich in tips, tools and examples to help you to create brilliant reports. And if you follow it through it will take you on a writing process journey from originating ideas through analysing your audience , researching your topic, presenting a balanced argument writing drafts and finally to editing your document.
  • Our HR Auditor Handbook enables you to audit processes in 10 functional areas in your HR Department. This handbook contains over 450 questions in 10 functional HR Areas to enable you to approach your HR Audit activity with confidence. Read about the benefits of a HR Audit
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