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Corporate Learning / Measurement
Contributor: Arun Prakash
Posted: 04/29/2012
Arun Prakash
Research shows that this formal training, including "refresher" training, contributes to only 20 percent of learning at best. The remaining 80 percent of learning is achieved through "informal," methods and is totally dependent on the individual, the opportunities that come his or her way, and how fast he or she grasps that 80 percent. This time-consuming process makes it difficult for organizations to acquire new hires and more difficult for less experienced resources to acquire organizational knowledge. This gap is one of the key areas that corporations need to focus on. Full Content »
Contributor: Allen Krom
Posted: 02/07/2012
Allen Krom
When considering what makes a service or item to fall within the "social learning" industry, many things come into focus. Then of course, reviewing the question of "Why should we go there?" tends to beg the issue of metrics and how we measure the benefits. Full Content »
Contributor: Bob Dick
Posted: 01/23/2012
Bob Dick
"As educators, we cannot reasonably expect that we can take corrective steps in a course simply by looking at test scores at the end of a course. Testing throughout training must be done early and often. We have discovered at Humana that metrics and success are not a one size fits all effort, and that planning efforts at the front end of any project will pay great dividends when designing and delivering meaningful and actionable metrics." Full Content »
Contributor: Peggy O'Brien
Posted: 01/17/2012
Peggy O'Brien
Peggy O'Brien, Vice President of the Learning and Performance Center at Covance, shares her company's strategies for aligning employee development with the business goals, how to measure the viability of learning programs, and more. Full Content »
Contributor: Dr. Laurie Bassi
Posted: 11/02/2011
Dr. Laurie Bassi
What if there were a powerful argument, substantiated by years of research, that senior-level training executives could use to persuade other senior managers to invest more in training? Human Resources iQ speaks with Dr. Laurie Bassi. Dr. Bassi has been researching the correlation between training and development expenditures to shareholder value and has created internationally recognized standards for measuring and valuing firms' investments in education and training. She is an expert on the "decision-science" of human capital management—the processes and practices within an organization that align the management and development of employees with its business results. Full Content »
Contributor: From the HRIQ Editorial Desk
Posted: 10/04/2011
From the HRIQ Editorial Desk
Investment in training is often seen as money well spent. But boosting employee skills means little unless there is evidence of how this is impacting upon the bottom line. Full Content »
Contributor: Alexandra Guadagno
Posted: 08/03/2011
Alexandra Guadagno

HR Today is joined by Dr. Laurie Bassi, the CEO and a co-founder of McBassi & Company. She is also Chair of the Board at Bassi Investments, Inc.

Dr. Bassi is an expert on the "decision-science" of human capital management—the processes and practices within an organization that align the management and development of employees with i Full Content »
Contributor: Ashehad Faizy
Posted: 07/20/2011
Ashehad Faizy
The majority of organizations fail to measure or gather information about their human capital, thereby denying stakeholders and potential investors the ability to assess the impact of current and future performance. Full Content »
Contributor: Alexandra Guadagno
Posted: 05/11/2011
Alexandra Guadagno

How do you know if your organization is making the right HR and human capital decisions? In order to measure and justify the efficiency of your company’s talent initiatives, there must be an analytics model in place to identify and eliminate any organizational gaps, problems or shortcomings.

HR Today is joined by Dr. Alec Levenson, Seni Full Content »
Contributor: Alexandra Guadagno
Posted: 08/03/2011
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HR Today is joined by Dr. Laurie Bassi, the CEO and a co-founder of McBassi & Company. She is also Chair of the Board at Bassi Investments, Inc. Dr. Bassi is an expert on the "decision-science" of human capital management—the processes and practices within an organization that align the management and development of employees with its Full Podcast »