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Billions are invested in organizational learning each year with disappointing results. Better analysis of performance results and employee capabilities will highlight the critical areas to investment in have an impact on the results in your organization.
As business evolves and employees develop, the measures to produce results shift. The organization must create systems to take continual measures to respond to changes in the business and continually develop to optimize results.
The only person who acts sensibly is my tailor. He takes my measure anew every time he sees me. Everyone else goes by their old measurements.George Bernard Shaw
Learning professionals need to quit the content fetish. The world doesn’t need more content. We are drowning in content.
What is lacking is valuable practice and feedback to prepare the workforce for their jobs. The optimal way to shape performance is to create valuable practice experience-feedback loops which address the development needs of the individual.
This requires both the up-front analysis to understand the development opportunities and the creation of experiences that will truly allow the practice of skills as they would be performed on-the-job.
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