This is an interesting discussion. I still believe that the 70-20-10 structure is a good way to get folks who have historically relied on formal programs exclusively to think in new ways about their training needs. Informal learning -- and developing a culture that honors it and skills for individuals to capture and retrieve it -- is crucial in our always-on, data-driven workplaces. However, the writer here is correct that those numbers seem arbitrary and are probably meaningless. So, I guess I ride the fence on this debate, but am very interested to see more thought and research in learning, formal and informal.
Tags » Adult Learning
I had the opportunity to meet with other action learning professionals. Even though I’ve been coaching action learning for more than 7 years, served on the WIAL board of directors for almost that long, and have worked with countless people, I am still in awe when I hear other practitioners share their stories. 270 more words
201 more words
It’s not just the economy that’s jobs driven anymore. A growing number of colleges and universities are partnering with employers to train students with the skills they will need to break into local industries—letting the jobs lead the way.
Leadership matters. Indeed, given the sheer annual investment in leadership development training, one must conclude that many organizations recognize the importance of leadership development to meeting organizational objectives. 1,621 more words