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The Secret Online Lives of UK Managers – curated tweets

Here are our edited tweets from the launch of #good practice's #research into how UK #managers find … Read More...

Does game-based learning work? All the #chat2lrn tweets

Here are all the tweets from the Chat2lrn Twitter chat on game-based learning. [View the story … Read More...

Glacial pace of change in L+D prompts Towards Maturity to focus on tactics that work

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Despite the fact learning and development professionals want to change the way they design and … Read More...

The importance of buy-in ~ curated #chat2lrn tweets

Here are our edited Twitter highlights from the Chat2lrn Twitter chat on #buy-in. [View the story … Read More...

Curated Posts

Evidence-based management – the basic principles

Editor’s note: What is evidence-based management and what can learning professionals learn from it? This paper explains all and provides some practical example of evidence-based practice.

Collective intelligence

Editor’s note: Margaret Hefferman suggests that through collaboration organisations can reap the rewards of collective intelligence. This article explores and explains the concept.

Sandy Pentland: Social Physics: How Good Ideas Spread

Editor’s note: The work of Sandy Pentland was mentioned a couple of times at the CIPD’s annual conference. Here Pentland talks through his concept of social physics and how it explains how we behave as social beings in the workplace.

The future of the professions: how technology will transform the work of human experts

Editor’s note: Daniel Susskind talks through the book The future of the professions which he co-authored with his father Richard. There are some great insights here into what innovation could like like for L&D and HR.

On the Face of It: The Psychology of Electability

Editor’s note: Psychologist Alexander Todorov researches the way we perceive others and the information that actually helps us make decisions about others. His work has important implications for recruiting and promoting others.