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Monday, 24 October 2011


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John Kleeman


Thank you for a great blog article, though a bit dispiriting to read.

My take on this is that there is a divergence between what people think they have learned (e.g. after a training session) and what they actually will retain and use productively.

And we are focusing training to maximize the first and not the second. So there is this illusion that people think they've learned, which guides trainers, when really we need to identify what they actually learn and retain after time.

But how do we get people to realize this and change? I guess it's quite a cultural mind shift and is taking time, but thank you for your efforts to communicate the research evidence, which is significantly helpful.

Max Furniture

This blog shares us with the five biggest failures in the training and development field.you have provided strong hints about how to rethink and redirect each of the five failures. Good job !

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