The key to understanding what’s going on

Jay Cross

The 50,000 foot view of what’s going on in social networks and informal learning has changed very little In the last five years. We can have guards with machine guns rooting through everyone’s suitcases at the airport at the same time the power of the ‘net gives a louder and louder voice to the people. In yesterday’s presentation for Collaborative Learning 04, we asked “In business culture, where’s the pendulum this year?&#.

It’s a matter of culture

The Learning Circuits

I'd like to follow up on my last post and also weigh in on the question of investment in formal training and informal learning. Jack Welch used a much softer and holistic approach at GE, where, as we now know, there was a strong emphasis on informal communication and bottom-up creativity, aiming at creating a learning culture. How could informal learning have been encouraged?