Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

What worked twenty years ago doesn’t work well in the social, always-on, networked world of business we now inhabit. The social revolution of the 1960s gave rise to the concept that learning is individual. Unfortunately, workers avoided these awful courses whenever possible and training departments sullied their reputations. Training professionals acknowledge that social and collaborative activities account for most workplace learning, followed by self-directed learning.

Co-creation

Jay Cross

social software apps. reputation management. social network analysis. Hard to believe, given that the brain is a chemical soup shot through with electrical charges, more closely resembling a haggis than a sophisticated network processor. ( Fortune Magazine ). The Times of London calls C.K. Prahalad “the No. 1 most influential management thinker in the world.&# I wouldn’t argue. And he’s about to contribute another important idea to business.