Why Your Training Strategy Probably Needs an Attitude Adjustment


If you’re taking on the paternal role for workplace training and notice that employees are more sullen teens than willing participants, you have a serious problem. Changing Attitudes.

Changing Attitudes about Manufacturing Jobs

Kapp Notes

The problem: Many middle school students in the United States decide, during middle school, that they don't want a career in manufacturing. Think About: Is any of your training geared toward changing attitudes?

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8 Steps for Managers to Confront Performance Issues

CLO Magazine

Uncomfortable conversations about attitude, performance and relationships are tough. They didn’t see how conflict and solving problems went well — it sometimes went poorly.”. State the problem clearly with specific examples. “I’ve

Top 4 Problems with Diversity Training and How to Fix Them


There is also the issue of lawsuits as more employees seek justice in discrimination suits that cost companies millions of dollars every year. One of the problems might be your understanding of the definition of diversity. Some of the problem is the approach.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

design a curriculum solution that: • has a clear goal tied to a well- articulated business problem, • meets the needs of your target. to solve the business problems that need solving. clear on your business problem and desired outcomes. problem? problem and desired result.

Writing & Grammar: A Peculiar Kind of Parallelism

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

There were other errors of fiction writing as well, but the parallelism problem is one that easily crops up in writing training and technical documents. He looked calm, professional, with a smug attitude common to the breed. The problem is that two of the three descriptive words/phrases work with the word looked, but the third one does not: He looked calm. He looked with a smug attitude common to the breed. Want help with a grammar issue

Difficulties of Scaling Online Schooling

Living in Learning

If schools promptly handle and address problems as they come up, with a proactive attitude, scaling issues can be overcome, leading to widespread acceptance of the quality and capabilities offered to educators by online learning. There is no hiding that online education is growing, and isn’t going to stop. The best thing administrators can do for their online programs is to hold on tight and watch their rate of growth.

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Three Questions to Ask Before You Create a Learning #Game

Kapp Notes

1) What business problem is prompting the need for the game? Time Problems? 2) What are the learners not doing now that they should be doing in terms of the problem described above? Change in behavior/attitude. Of course you’ll also have technical issues, art issues and other types of questions but…without answering these first three questions, I don’t think you should even get started.

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Learning Technology: How it can support workers to deliver results


Although this has resulted in providing marginally easier access to learning content, it fails to address a fundamental issue; e-learning and ‘micro-learning’ remain formal learning approaches. Learning and development’s future is set to be impacted by three key factors. .

How 10 Things Will Change the Way You Approach TPM Training

Your Training Edge

It encourages a proactive attitude towards taking care of machinery, cleaning, carrying out basic manufacturing maintenance duties and spotting issues while helping maintenance staff to perform more value-adding tasks. What is TPM?

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Why Companies Procrastinate When it’s Time for Training

Bottom-Line Performance

Many organizations are fighting other, larger fires and training often takes a back seat to more pressing issues. But one stakeholder isn’t convinced that training is the answer to your problem. September 6th was National Fight Procrastination Day.

Building geographically diverse teams

Your Training Edge

Key Issues. Some problems to look out for: Team members not offering up ideas/suggestions at crucial junctures. Some problems to look out for: Information slipping through the crevices and not reaching the people who need it. Lack of mindfulness in language and attitude.

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Barriers to Learning in Organizations

The Performance Improvement Blog

Not discussing the un-discussable – everyone has a shared but un-spoken understanding that certain issues are not to be confronted and resolved, e.g., one employee’s negative attitudes are bringing down morale of the organization but nobody will talk about this problem for fear of retribution.

Developing the Next Generation of Purposeful Leaders

Origin Learning

There is a problem, a solution, and how the solution becomes the genesis of a highly successful company. This would involve close interaction with existing leaders, attending meetings with them, and seeing how they react to situations and offer solutions to problems both internal and external.

Deliberately Developmental Organizations

The Performance Improvement Blog

In the August issue of Harvard Business Review in an article titled, “ Making Business Personal ”, Robert Kegan , Lisa Lahey, Andy Fleming, and Matthew Miller ask this question and provide evidence that the answer can be “yes”. The problem, as they define it, is misdirected energy.

A Year of “The Performance Improvement Blog” in Review

The Performance Improvement Blog

Throughout last year I used this blog to illuminate important leadership and management issues. Leaders Make or Break Employee Engagement - A leader’s attitude and behavior determine whether an organization has an engaged workforce or not.

7 Steps for Effectively Handling Customer Complaints


More than half of the time, those customers will do business with you again if you work with them to solve the problem. In fact, if you respond quickly to clear up the issue, nearly all customers will come back to you. Handling customer complaints can be a drag. But there’s good news.

Engagement Matters: Five Tips on Building Employee Engagement


In a post last week, we studied the experience of Holly Spoth-Torres, an Alaskan Park Superintendent, as she transformed her workforce into a nimble, collaborative, problem-solving team.

The Elaboration Likelihood Method for instructional design


The Elaboration Likelihood Model (ELM) is such a theory that holds great promise as it focuses on how attitudes are formed and changed. ELM acknowledges the numerous and various attitude change processes and gathers them all under the same conceptual umbrella.

Can ‘Movie Based e-Learning’ be the Future of Video Based e-Learning?


A movie includes emotions, feelings, attitudes, actions, as well as knowledge that provide a true context of what is being taught. Comedy or Drama can bring real situations alive for the learners while Satire can deal with sensitive issues without treading on any toes.

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Training Resistant Staff

Your Training Edge

Part of the problem was the laissez-faire attitude many salesmen, support and technical staff had regarding training with the new system. A company’s implementation of a new training program hit some rough patches.

Male-Dominant Industries That We’re Rooting for Women to Win

Your Training Edge

Additionally, high schools and universities now provide greater learning opportunities and exposure to the field – alleviating a largely systemic issue of barring women from blue-collar work.

Personal Learning Networks: For Ongoing Learning in a Connected World

ID Reflections

Moreover, since a large part of the skills and knowledge required to handle tasks and problems today are emergent, the possibility of training gets ruled out. But it is out attitude that makes interacting with our PLNs fruitful and satisfying.

Changing minds

Clark Quinn

There is a lot of concern about incorporating social learning into organizations centering on the organizational and culture issues. My recent post on problem-solving similarly raised such questions. As Kevin suggested, if you asked executives “Do you support problem-solving, sharing and reflection, reward diverse participation, and encourage individual initiative?&# , they would answer in the affirmative.

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5 Signs that Your Employees Need a Better Work-Life Balance


Identifying a work-life balance problem isn’t as simple as noticing an increase in yawns or coffee consumption. If you see that an employee is suddenly working a lot of overtime, there’s probably a work-life balance issue.

The Future of Work and Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

New technologies and new consumer attitudes make these kinds of endeavors possible. We believe that we should be able to solve these problems and many young people are choosing to dedicate their careers to these issues.

Which Comes First? Diversity or Inclusion?


Part of the problem is that we lump diversity and inclusion together as if they were one thing, whereas we should be thinking about them as separate concepts and work streams. It is better for business to have a diverse set of people and perspectives when tackling complex problems.

7 Tips to Improve Work Relationships


Consequently, we avoid talking about significant issues like inappropriate humor, boundaries, odd behaviors, body odor and poor performance. Make sure that your intention is in the right place when addressing these issues. First, you need to define the problem in concrete terms.

Inform. Remind. Prevent.


That they’re comfortable identifying and reporting potential problems? Training is the most common preventative method, but this could be a critical problem. Linking a tough topic with a pleasant feeling is one of the surest methods of shifting attitudes and ingraining responses.

7 Steps for Effectively Handling Customer Complaints


But there’s good news: more than half of the time, those customers will do business with you again if you work with them to solve the problem. In fact, if you respond quickly to clear up the issue, nearly all customers will come back to you. Handling customer complaints is a drag.

Why Your Organization Needs Collaborative Learning


It’s usually defined as two or more individuals working together to achieve a common goal, whether it’s solving a problem, designing a product or service, or completing a project.

5 Key Benefits Of Aligning Training To Company Vision And Brand

Adobe Captivate

Every company seeks training programs to transform its employees in terms of knowledge, skills, and even, attitudes. Provide rewards that encourage employees to align their attitudes to the company brand. Issuing a certificate at the end of a training program is one example.

Beat the Machines with these 10 Employability Skills for the Future!


Complex Problem Solving. Another skill in our list of employability skills of the future involves finding creative solutions through problem-solving. Solving problems can actually be done by automation; and in some cases, machines might even prove to be better than us humans.

Designers should have a “chess game” design perspective in mind…

Coffee and Design

This “creative spirit,” as Jason discusses: …is further meant to suggest the curious, playful, experimental, and sometimes rebellious attitudes that designers can exhibit. I discussed the issue of “design rut” previously (see Fostering Creative Design Opportunities ).

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eLearning for Human Resources Management


Each skill, whether it is conflict resolution, problem analysis, decision making or work flow planning is executed at the brain cell – the neuron level. The management decided to run a survey in which they asked key questions to determine the attitude of these salesmen.