“In every man’s life, there lies latent energy. There is, however, a spark, [which] if kindled, will set the whole being afire, and he will become a human dynamo, capable of accomplishing almost anything to which he aspires,” said James Cash Penney, found
Corporations attempting to implement aggressive revenue growth goals find it necessary to work powerfully from within to implement the changes that will bring these goals to reality. Creating change, managing change, directing change—these are the actions
Although e-learning got off to a shaky start in the late 1990s, industry analysts are now bullish about the enabling technologies, notably enterprise learning management systems (LMSs), both in terms of growing adoption rates and quick return on investmen
When my colleague Padma Medury and I conducted a survey on collaborative technologies and groupware in 1990, little did we know the degree to which Web-based tools would reshape and elevate this field. We discovered conferencing and collaboration tools fo
In my last column, I discussed how every training department should establish itself as an investment, not an expense. Once this perspective is adopted, training programs need to align themselves with the organization’s best resources to guarantee success
If you have the chance to read Fred Harburgï¿½s resume, youï¿½ll find a rather impressive listing of positions. Prior to becoming chief learning officer and president of Motorola University, Harburgï¿½s past boasts organizations like IBM, Saturn, Disney,
Corporate universities were first created in the late 1980s as an enhancement to traditional training departments.
In 1999, PurchasePro spent a small fortune on instructor-led training (ILT) for sales, customer service, vendors and clients. They knew that e-learning suited their product well, yet e-learning wasn’t ready for (Web) primetime. ILT was still more valuable
Falling stock prices, failed LMS implementations, poor course completion rates, slashed corporate budgets. In the face of all that, will e-learning be remembered as nothing more than a late salvo in the dot-bomb campaign?
With the evolving development of the information-based economy and the increasing need for high-performance employees, intellectual capital is becoming the most critical resource in the corporation. This means that those companies that do the best job of empowering their workers through education and training are most likely to enjoy the highest levels of economic success. The chief learning officer (CLO)…