aSectionII Some Important Questions Regarding Needs Assessment and Analysis
Luminary Perspective Geary A. Rummler

In This Chapter

  • Understand why effective needs assessment and analysis should be the starting point for WLP professionals
  • Learn the role of needs assessment and analysis
  • Understand the responsibilities of WLP professionals

Three important questions frame this introduction to needs assessment and analysis:

  • Why bother?
  • What needs are we talking about, anyway?
  • What is the major pitfall in needs assessment and analysis?

Why Bother?

Why emphasize needs assessment and analysis? The answer is twofold: first, these processes are ...

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