Editor’s note: This research report takes a deeper look at the concept of inclusive leadership. It includes a list of 15 core competencies which are well worth a look. You would want your leaders to display some, if not all, of these behaviours.
Editor’s note: It’s interesting to see how virtual reality could be used for developing interpersonal skills. That said, the technology is some way off from avatars being able to respond to body language in realistic ways.
Editor’s note: UK media regulator Ofcom has produced a report looking at the trends in how people consume video and audio content. The interactive version of the report lets you dive into trends by age category. This is useful data for understanding how people consume content.
Editor’s note: This pithy article makes a great point around learning objectives and business objectives and around knowing versus doing. What are you designing training for?
Editor’s note: This article digs into the research on the effectiveness of cooperative learning. It usefully pulls out the evidence-backed ingredients that will help make this approach to learning more effective.
Editor’s note: If you are using survey results to inform your work then take a look at these five questions – they will ensure you get the right insights from the research.
Editor’s note: This is a look at how Finland, as a country, is building digital literacy to help fight the impact of fake news. Interesting to see that critical thinking is a key skill here.
Editor’s note: A large study of UK school children has shown that those who followed a growth mindset approach to maths and literacy made no more progress in literacy and numeracy than those in the control group.
Editor’s note: New research from Degreed shows that only 40% of workers agreed that their manager helps them to understand what skills they need to advance in their careers and 22% said their managers do not encourage learning at all. It would seem that winning over managers to support team and individual development remains a challenge for organisations.
Editor’s note: This short film explains, from a psychological perspective, why stories are so powerful for humans. This is why stories are so useful in helping people connect with ideas and care about things.
Editor’s note: To get the most out of data you need to focus on the questions you need answers to, says Trish Uhl. in this article, Uhl explores the types of questions L&D professionals should be asking in order to build a more strategic approach to learning analytics.
Editor’s note: You need to look beyond the not-so-snappy title of this slide deck in order to find a treasure trove of stats about the web. This is one of those resources you might find useful when making the case for digital. There are some eye-wateringly large numbers here.
Editor’s note: Research suggests that team building activities, whilst helping improve trust and communications, don’t have an impact on performance. This article lifts the lid on the most effective approach to team building activities.
Editor’s note: CIPD Manchester is running a campaign to raise awareness of diversity and inclusion at work. The campaign is called #NeurodiversityAtWork and this article sets out why organisations need to get better at creating more neurodiverse workplaces. There are also links to other useful resources.
Editor’s note: A recent survey of 4,500 workers looked at perceptions of artificial intelligence in the workplace. There are some surprising stats here, only 10% fear AI-related redundancy, for example. A key message for L&D and HR is that employees want to learn more about the implications of AI at work and they want it clearly communicated to them.