Archive for January, 2015
Business leaders place Learning practitioners under tremendous pressure to demonstrate that their learning efforts and initiatives are worth the budget they allocate to it. This is probably one of the biggest challenges facing those involved with any aspect of workplace learning.
There are many reasons why learning practitioners are unable to connect their efforts with actual workplace applications. One that stands out is that learning practitioners tend to focus on the “learning” rather than on how learning results impact business performance. Workplace learning likes to talk about being ‘accountable’ but behind the talk is an unfortunate reality where, like the three monkeys, the belief still exists that it will go away if we do not speak, see, or hear it. Read the rest of this entry »