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The Ultimate Guide to Changing People’s Beliefs, Values and Emotional Reactions – The Affective Domain

The complete guide to changing people’s beliefs, values and emotional reactions. Affective development: What it is and how to do it – ethically   Probably the most ignored and misunderstood area of development in learning, training and education is that of ‘affective development’ or the affective domain:  how to develop peoples values, beliefs and emotional […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Skills Development – Many Learning and Development ‘professionals’ don’t understand how to develop skills…

Skills development

The Ultimate Guide to Skills Development There is a bit more to skills development than just practice. This Oxford Review guide to developing skills in organisations will lead you through just about everything you need to know to become an ace at skills development. Following on from my last post two posts: Why many people’s […]

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Why many people’s idea about how we learn is just plain wrong

Levels of learning

Why the Levels of Learning are not saying what many think they are: The levels of learning are not and were never intended to be about ‘how’ we learn…  Many organisations, consultants, institutions and almost all Higher Education (University and Colleges) use Blooms Hierarchy or taxonomy of educational objectives (levels of learning) to describe the learning […]

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Absorptive capacity: Definition and explanation

Terms

Absorptive capacity What is absorptive capacity? Absorptive capacity is an organisation’s ability to identify, assimilate, transform, and use external knowledge, research and practice. In other words, absorptive capacity is the measure of the rate at which an organisation can learn and use scientific, technological or other knowledge that exists outside of the organisation itself. It […]

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At what point can you say you have learned something?

Learned

“I learned something today…” Did you really? Like really learned it? We often take the idea of learning and having learned for granted and frequently make a series of rather large and unquestioned assumptions about at what point we can actually say someone has learned something. The evaluation of learning in many organisations, including our universities […]

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How leaders lead organisational learning – Research Briefing

Members Research Briefing

Research Briefing  How leaders lead organisational learning May 2017 How leaders lead organisational learning An interesting study about how transformational and transactional leadership affects organisational learning. This new study has shown the processes by which transactional and transformational leadership tends to develop learning capability in organisations and it may not be entirely what you expect. The […]

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Informal learning: Definition and application.

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What is informal learning? Research definition of informal learning: Informal learning is defined as “learning from experience that takes place outside formally structured, institutionally sponsored, class-room based activities” (Macià & García, 2016). In 2016 a review of informal learning found that online networks and communities are a good method of professional development. Back to The […]

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Why you really need to align your learning and knowledge management

Learning and knowledge management

A new research study shows why you have to get learning and knowledge management aligned in your organisation. Learning and unlearning Collective knowledge and the ability to learn and unlearn in an organisation are critical assets in improving organisational performance, increasing profitability, and ultimately creating and maintaining a competitive advantage. However, uncertainty over how exactly […]

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Becoming influential as an L&D practitioner

learning and development

Whilst carrying out the research for my forthcoming book, Fear to Flow, I interviewed 231 L&D professionals around the world. People in L&D have a unique place in organisations. Because they are responsible for development often across an entire organisation, they tend to have a more objective and wider overview of the needs of an […]

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