Editor’s note: A look at the concept of democratic workplaces and of employees as citizens. So, what would this mean for learning and development?
Editor’s note: Where does civility fit in to learning? Well there’s listening, accepting we do not have all the answers and accepting there are multiple perspectives for starters . . .
Editor’s note: A look at Apple’s training manual for understanding customers and making them happy.
Editor’s note: Analysts Bersin & Associates have produced a report on high impact learning organisations based a new ‘maturity’ model they have launched for their clients. This piece looks at some of the learning trends that come out of the report.
Sherrie Anderson has created this timeline on instructional design. Click on the moments or people…
Editor’s note: Heart-warming and potentially time-less approach to following your dreams. Worth remembering that dreams can come true and that we can achieve our professional aspirations.
Editor’s note: This list may seem counter-intuitive but it is worth a read. The likes of Tony Robbins and Craig Newmark – founder of Craiglist – share their tips on the best way to start the working day. Hint: it does not include reading email.
Editor’s note: ‘You are in the process of change in order to add new dimensions of performance: to do what you do better, or do radically new things.’ Now is the time for organisations, and learning professionals, to embrace social media technologies to help support performance and deliver that change.
Editor’s note: As well as being interesting in its own right, this school project and its use of technology plus its ‘learn, create, share’ approach to learning provides a glimpse into the future for L&D. If this is how five and six year olds learn now, what will the future of workplace learning look like?
Editor’s note: Jay Cross has compiled a useful set of links that outline what informal learning in the business is all about.
IBM has just announced it is to buy talent management software company Kenexa, a step…
Editor’s note: The L&D industry in India is to treble over the next two years, according to industry analyst DDI. Industry sectors such as IT, business process outsourcing, technology, banking and the financial sector will be pushing this growth alongside family run conglomerates.
Editor’s notes: I’ve heard the call for L&D professionals to focus more on resources rather than courses at a few conferences. This short piece from Clive Shepherd looks at what those resources actually look like.
Editor’s note: A good piece on some of the main (and fundamental) reasons remote workers are more engaged with their work. Reasons include: they work harder to connect, use tools better and make more of face to face time.
Editor’s note: And so we see more consolidation as big tech players buy their piece of the talent management market. IBM has bought Kenexa, a purchase which follows the likes of SAP buying SuccessFactors. Talent management tech vendors, by their very nature, provide tools for learning and development. Does this mean a continuing focus on the one size fits all ‘learning solution’?