- Why companies must consider a strategic approach to employee education February 21, 2020In the current labor market that favors job seekers, this new generation of workers are looking for meaningful jobs with employers that are committed to… Read More
Now the second largest lighting company in the United States, OSRAM SYLVANIA has proved throughout its 102 years in business that it can invent itself repeatedly using technology and redirecting leadership development to attract and retain the most demand
Executives in charge of the learning for their organizations are well aware that money spent on developing the workforce is money well spent. But determining budgets and figuring out how much is the right amount to spend can be a time-consuming and diffic
We hear the phrases every day: “That’s not my job.” “I can’t help you; talk to my boss.” “That’s just how we do things around here.” “Someone else was supposed to do that.” Such are the warning signs of organizational indifference.
A more effective way of transferring what was learned during training to on-the-job performance may require a change in the way we think about what learning is. For many, learning is defined as “acquiring new knowledge.” In today’s results-oriented world,
Imagine being at the helm of a good-sized sailing yacht. The calm has given way to strong wind gusts, fog and stormy seas. You must rely on the skills of the crew, limited resources, navigation equipment and common sense to safely guide you and your crew
Why would a university of all places need a chief learning officer? Isn’t that like bringing coals to New Castle? Or disciples to MIT? Are not all or most professors CLOs? But looking more closely, and especially from the inside, there are at least three
Amplifon Group, a large, multinational company specializing in the manufacturing and selling of medical devices with a primary focus on hearing aids, employs approximately 2,750 people worldwide and continues to expand. Amplifon’s assembly operations and
Read any article on the current state of academics, and you’ll find stories about how online learning is revolutionizing the practice of higher education, whether for better or for worse. On the one hand, students and institutions tout the convenience of
Corporate universities were first created in the late 1980s as an enhancement to traditional training departments.
Seattle-based SAFECO provides insurance and related financial products to individuals and businesses throughout the world. A Fortune 500 company, SAFECO provides products through more than 17,000 independent agents and financial advisors throughout the wo
Considering the formula presented here on aggregating ROI and payback data, you can probably see this is good information at an individual level. But how do you generalize these kinds of data to a larger population to use it to defend your budget?