Chapter . Conducting a Mini Needs Assessment

“The world is running on HST—or hare standard time,” according to Tom Peters in his book, The Pursuit of Wow! Every Person's Guide to Topsy-Turvy Times. If you want to lead in the future, you will have to develop faster ways for getting the job done. Those who do not quickly pursue their business goals will lose the race. Human resource, development, and performance professionals can improve their sprinting speed by exploring new processes and determining where miniaturization can improve efficiency. The material presented in this Info-line explores one way to do that.

A mini needs assessment is a process for identifying training problems and solutions in a condensed time frame. In addition to presenting ...

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