Gaming in Corporate Training: Asset or Liability for Employees?

TOPYX LMS

The question is, “Is engaging in serious games at work an asset or a liability for employees?” The post Gaming in Corporate Training: Asset or Liability for Employees? Gaming is a practice that has been around for a few decades.

Is Workplace Sexual Harassment Training Effective?

Dashe & Thomson

Organizations are taking the very necessary steps to keep their employees safe (and protect themselves from liability). We’ve recently received a flood of inquiries on sexual harassment training, from updating outdated and ineffective old training to realizing the need to establish such training. It comes as no surprise in the light of recent events from the entertainment industry to Congress, and the ascent of the #metoo movement.

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Training Isn't the Answer

The Peformance Improvement

Most companies have been offering training since the 1990s, primarily in order to manage their risk of liability. Every day, it seems, another high profile case of sexual harassment comes to light.

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Stop, Drop & Roll – The Moment of Apply

Living in Learning

We all experience hair on fire moments every single day and our ability to execute a quick action like Stop, Drop & Roll effectively and efficiently translates into effective loss prevention; saved accounts; business liability averted; employee churn prevented; redundant effort and rework minimized, competitive sales closed, material waste minimized…and…and…and.

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Managing to Learn, Learning to Manage in the Knowledge Economy

The Peformance Improvement

Although many companies pay lip service to the idea that employees are their most valuable asset, they remain stuck in a 20th century mindset in which employees are a liability. Harness the power of employees’ minds!

Where is game-based learning headed? An Interview With Sharon Boller

Knowledge Guru

I interviewed Bottom-Line Performance President and industry thought leader, Sharon Boller to learn more about current game-based learning trends and where this learning strategy is headed in 2017. Sharon has been writing and speaking about game-based learning since at least 2008.

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4 Ways Using an LMS Will Improve Your Safety Training

LearningZen

Compliance tracking- Reporting on who has passed and completed Safety training and who has not can help with liability protection for your company or organization.

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Take Advantage of Mobile Technology to Maximize Agent and Broker Performance

Inkling

Minimize risk and liability. The risks of misinformation extend beyond confused or lost customers: “If the broker was responsible for the misrepresentations, the broker may face liability to the insured,” according the the American Bar Association.

Astonishing New Adobe Technology Enables Knowledge Sharing for Everyone

Adobe Captivate

Losing knowledge because people change jobs, move on or leave is a very expensive liability [.]. There’s an astonishing new technology in the newly released Adobe Presenter 8. Now anyone can easily create compelling personalized videos from the comfort of their own desk. Check out this video to get a sense of what I’m talking about. Adobe Presenter Community eLearning Suite eLearning this week How do I.

Lessons Learnt While Developing An e-Course On ‘Corporate Social Responsibility: A Design Perspective’

G-Cube

Failing this, an organization is exposed to a lot of undesirable liability – both in terms of money and credibility.

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Experiential Learning: ‘What’, ‘Why’, and ‘How’ for Corporate Trainers

Bottom-Line Performance

Instead of putting someone in the operating room, out on the factory floor, or in a mining environment, operating a $2 million piece of equipment, organizations can design a virtual or simulated experience and provide meaningful practice without the liability.

Tracking Social Media for Possible Confidentiality Violations

Tony Karrer

Are communications through these media that are affiliated with the organization or company being monitored for liability risks and being retained in case of litigation? SM2 discovers and inventories all blogs and wikis being used in an organization, records these communications and monitors them for risks and liabilities.

Cross-platform LMS Integration Strategies

Web Courseworks

They can educate association members and staff (which can reduce costs and liabilities), and, just as importantly, they can drive revenue in association business models.

4 Reasons Why eLearning Is a Low-Risk Corporate Training Tool

TOPYX LMS

Let’s take a moment to focus in on the benefits and liabilities of eLearning. Training is vital in the workforce today. Zig Ziglar made a great point when he said, “ What’s worse than training your workers and losing them? Not training them and keeping them.”

eLearning Course or Job Aid: Which do your Learners Need?

Bottom-Line Performance

Tasks that put the company at greater risk of liability, loss of money, and mistakes are also important areas to focus on in training. Most L&D departments are shifting from “just sit down and take this course” to “just-in-time learning.”

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This Week on #TalkTech: MakerSwarm, Interactive Video, and Data Hoarders

Bottom-Line Performance

Dark data not only consumes valuable storage, network and management resources, it increases liability unless proactively purged using pre-established criteria for defensible deletion.”. #TalkTech is the “flipped” approach to Twitter chats.

Challenging the myths surrounding informal learning

Jay Cross

a liability” = no risk, no reward. being in business creates potential liabilities. Jane Hart just alerted me to this post on Blackboard Blog, 5 Myths About Informal Learning. My comment is awaiting moderation, so I’ll repost it here: Right on. I’ve found that optimists view these five things as benefits where pessimists see only red flags. I’m in the optimist camp.

e-Learning and Compliance Training: Strategies for impactful course design

G-Cube

Failing this, an organization is open to a lot of undesirable liability – both in terms of money and credibility. Compliance trainings feature prominently in most organizational training calendars. The technology-aided platform works very well with these mandatory trainings.

3 Ways Learning Will Transform Your Nonprofit

Litmos

In the age of social media and the need to instantly share a moment, ensuring that proper guidelines are followed is key to reducing liability.

Six Ways to Turn Subject Matter Experts into Leaders

CLO Magazine

In fact, subject matter expertise can be a liability. By Deb Hordon. I recently coached a talented high-tech executive who received startling feedback that he was ineffective on the senior leadership team because he didn’t communicate well or influence his cross-functional peers.

Why Hospitals are Switching to Virtual Training Software to Deliver EMR Training

ReadyTech

He said he was accused of creating “a liability for the clinic.” In 2009, the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act was signed into law to promote the adoption and meaningful use of health information technology.

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Social Learning on a shoestring

Spicy Learning

Carroll, a Canadian musician, had his guitar damaged by United and although this was upsetting, the customer service he received in the following nine months drove him to distraction – United just refused to accept any liability. Social Learning on a shoestring. Hanif Sazen.

Why localized content matters, and how to get started

Visual Lounge

It can help give your company a competitive edge, expand your market, avoid liability, and establish a great brand worldwide. You probably already know you need localized content. And you may already be taking steps toward creating content on a global scale.

Bullying at Work: EEOC Won’t Take It Anymore

ej4 eLearning

Most training over the past 30 years has not worked as a prevention tool—it’s been too much about avoiding legal liability. The term “workplace harassment” often conjures images of 1950s-style gender-based pestering where men made women feel uncomfortable and powerless through comments and touch that would not fly in today’s workplace – “Mad Men” style. The issue has become much wider than just gender though, and is recognized by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Root and Branch - Part 2

Mark Oehlert

Simple, they''re liabilities. What''s amazing is that in the face of such widespread reaction to and recognition of things like a "talent war" and trying to recruit and retain the best and brightest - at the very base level of finances, we still regard and treat people as liabilities.

Tips for Starting to Freelance

Experiencing eLearning

Professional Liability Insurance. One thing I didn’t initially realize I needed is professional liability and errors and omissions (E&O) insurance. In August, I quit my job as a long-term contractor at Cisco to officially make the leap to freelancing. I did some side projects earlier in the year, but not enough to replace my full-time income.

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Learning Myths From Our Day and Age

eLearning Brothers

Failing to keep up with new technology and relying on outdated operational methods and techniques is often a much bigger liability, one that no business can afford to take lightly.

Is It the End for Embattled Education Provider ITT?

CLO Magazine

In addition to the ban, ITT has been ordered to pay the department $152 million within 30 days to cover liabilities in the event the schools do close. The U.S. Department of Education will no longer allow ITT Educational Services Inc.,

The Link Between New Tools and Corporate Training

Bottom-Line Performance

More interesting than the article itself were the comments, where a lively discussion had emerged surrounding the ethics of using a corporate-sponsored travel hub for the sake of consistency and liability versus booking travel independently for added convenience and potentially decreased costs.

March Big Question - Open Content in Workplace Learning

eLearning Cyclops

Will they find a potential liability? This month's Big Question is "how do we leverage open content in workplace learning?" To learn more about about some of opportunities available in open content, I visited the sites listed on the Big Question post. These were OER Commons and Open Courseware Consortium. For the first time, I perused these sites. A bit embarrassed that I have not visited these sites before, but it is never too late to find new learning opportunities.

7 Courses to Bolster Your Resume: Culinary Skills

OpenSesame

Additionally, the lack of awareness and uncertainty of untrained hospitality staff can, in many cases, pose a dangerous liability to the business. “Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is.” - Isaac Asimov.

This is What Perfect Onboarding Looks Like

eLearningMind

New employees become valuable team members instead of liabilities. Real talk: Most onboarding is bad. Really, really bad. And we get it since good onboarding takes a significant time investment that frankly, not all organizations have at their disposal.

Effectiveness of E-trainings for Compliance in the Pharma Industry

CommLab India

On top of this, the liability to adhere to multiple regulations keeps them on their toes.

Are you Incurring Training Debt?

Spark Your Interest

Ignoring legislative or regulatory requirements – You might also risk an employee doing a task wrong, which could have dire circumstances for your customers, your company or even create personal liability. I recently read this post about “ HR Debt “, which I strongly encourage you to read. Most startup founders are familiar with the idea of technical debt , whereby poor system design or coding builds problems over time and makes it hard to improve a piece of software.

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