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6 learning challenges - some supporting reading

These are some of the pieces of research I used in my Learning Directors Network talk on 18 March 2015.

A report from the department of business, industry and skills.

Human Capital Trends 2015 | Deloitte | Introduction

Deloitte's Human Capital Trends survey of leaders from around the world identifies the critical trends shaping the HR agenda.

According to a new report from the CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development, the overall quality of management in the UK continues to trail the USA, Germany and other productivity leaders and is one of the key reasons behind the UK's long-standing productivity weakness.

Growth through people: a statement on skills in the UK - Publications - GOV.UK

This report provides a comprehensive summary of the state of the UK skills system, co-signed by the CBI and the TUC.

Why leadership-development programs fail

For years, organizations have lavished time and money on improving the capabilities of managers and on nurturing new leaders. US companies alone spend almost $14 billion annually on leadership development. Colleges and universities offer hundreds of degree courses on leadership, and the cost of customized leadership-development offerings from a top business school can reach $150,000 a person.

E-learning: what is it good for?

First of all, before we get started, let me just clarify that I am not talking about e-learning in the broadest sense, encompassing live online sessions and all sorts of online collaboration. I prefer to refer to these as learning technologies, perhaps even 'digital learning'.

Something Rotten in the State of Leadership Development- An RSA style video by Nick Holley

A summary of the conversations and thoughts of 50 leading thinkers and practitioners about the state of Leadership Development.