January 30, 2012
More Learning and Development Myths
As a follow up to my post of last December titled "The Biggest Myths in Learning and Development," I asked the following question within various LinkedIn discussion groups:
Here are some of the replies:What other learning and development beliefs do we hold to be true but probably aren't?
Universities are embracing e-learning to extend their audiences to people who cannnot afford to attend their institutions. — Jean-Marc R. L&D facilitators need to be subject matter experts on what they deliver. It's their job. — Ray O. We must evaluate all learning activities and show ROI. — Ray O. By sending people off to training, we will get them back in a more productive condition. — Anders B. Train for knowledge, coach for performance. — Hannah T. Most organizations that have embraced online learning have no idea what, if anything, their workforce is learning. — James M. Organizations understand the learning & development needs of their people and organization! — Barry H. Management training is directly linked to attitude and behavioural change and tangible results. — Graham W. Training improves on-the-job performance. — Leon N. Well-trained staff are essential for superior workplace performance. — Leon N. Effective training is the result of good training courses. — Leon N.Fascinating submissions, everyone. Thank you.