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Research: Revolutionize Corporate Learning: Beyond Formal, Informal, Mobile, Social Dichotomies


A report for business decision makers interested in abolishing traditional corporate training functions, creating instead vibrant modern collaborative cultures. Why?

The corporate learning field is in dire need of bravery, insight, creativity and boldness. It has been stuck in an antiquated rut for too long. Full classrooms and smile-sheet summaries only indicate employees can successfully sit through training, not that these strategies demonstrate value or engender growth in competitive organizations.

With a nod toward early twentieth-century innovations, moving the art world toward natural forms, the corporate education function should aim to become learning nouveau. The people responsible for fostering education throughout organizations ought to consider becoming artists.

Weblink access: Revolutionize Corporate Learning: Beyond Formal, Informal, Mobile, Social Dichotomies
Authors: Marcia Connor, Dan Pontefract and Kerry Brown.


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