Bounded Rationality and Organizational Learning

Today, I want to look at the bounded rationality and organizational learning relationship, and how important it actually is to factor it in when training in a modern atmosphere. In order to accurately talk about the bounded rationality and organizational learning link, I need to explain first what it is. Well, basically it’s the understanding

Best Organizational Knowledge Transfer Practices

Like many seemingly overly formal work phrases, organizational knowledge transfer is nothing new, and has been around for a long time.  It is actually a magnified look at the handing of knowledge from a source to a destination at any point in the organizational learning atmosphere. In organizational learning, organizational knowledge transfer may be the

What Really Gets to Learning Officers These Days? Professionals Chime in with Their Biggest Pain Points

I initiated an interesting discussion on LinkedIn earlier this week, not with the intended purpose of a blog post, but rather I was just curious – why not turn to experienced people involved in training/learning within organizations and ask them, what their 3 biggest pain points are rights now = what really bothers them?  Not

How To Measure Employee Training Effectiveness?

In business, we take metrics very seriously, don’t we? We measure returns on investments, churn rates, conversion rates, a thousand customer service metrics and fiscal metrics, don’t we? We even have metrics for testing and for brand identity and internet brand recognition, a thousand other things as well. But, there are some metrics that seem a

What Can We Learn from Mad Men About Company Culture and Employee Engagement

Various lessons relating to the workplace can be learned from the popular and critically-acclaimed television series ‘Mad Men’. The show focuses on the lives of a number of employees in a 1960’s era advertising agency. Even though these are fictional characters and situations, I believe that at the end of the day, they can make

What’s your Employee Education System?

As a business professional, possibly the head of your business, people probably often ask you what your company’s stance or approach on one thing or another is. “What is your business philosophy? What is your service motto? What is your revenue model?” So, you’re used to having a clear view and definition of these various things

Using Employee Training Gamification for Organizational Learning

Put your gamer pants on, folks, because today we’re going to talk about employee training gamification, and I don’t just mean a passive discussion of what it is. Gamification has, in a very brief time, gone from a quirky, edgy theory to a fully-explored and widely-employed method of engagement and retention for training as well as