Self Managed Learning is a process which persons take the initiative, with our without the help of others, in diagnosing their learning needs, formulating learning goals, identify individual and material resources for learning, choosing and implement proper learning strategies, and evaluating learning outcomes (Knowles, 1975, p. 18) .It also means managed themselves to improve their skills. Self-managed learning does not mean the learner learns alone or in isolation. That’s why self-managed learning is important for everyone to improve their abilities. Self managing learners use a range to ensemble themselves. The problem is that formless, unexpected learning is very inefficient. There are many approaches for self-managed learning. Among them I will use learning through research, learning from other and secondments. I use them to improve the skills of employees in HR department. Learning through research
Learning through research is an important element of modern independent learning. Nowadays, using internet is widely spread and becoming the essential element for learning. Internet can provide up-to-the-minute data from a range of sources. There are so many web sites that we can use for learning. As a director of HR department, I will provide internet service for our bookstore. So, the employees can search the information that they want to know about market condition and other general knowledge. They can communicate with customers and even create more customers. But staff should not use personal websites (for example Facebook, Twitter and Skype) in job time. They don’t have to go to library for reading books if they need to read. I will let them read all kinds of books from our stores to make them get general knowledge. Learning from other
There are two methods in learning from other. They are coaching and mentoring. Both focus on the individual, can improve confidence, motivation and productivity and decrease staff turnover as...
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