Look for ways to give trainees choices. Reason: Studies show that performance improves when people have choices, even small ones. Read on to learn the science behind this discovery, and how you can use these findings to improve knowledge retention.
Trainers can break down all the behaviors successful people do into individual skills. By mastering small obstacles, eventually they’re mastering a larger skill or task. Read on to learn more about how this works.
That managers are ONLY people who can ensure that training transfer sticks. Follow up is THE factor that determines training transfer. The biggest challenge organizations face is getting managers to do it.
Dozens of studies in the past 40 years have tried to figure out how to improve training transfer. The truth is its up to managers to make sure employee training sticks. Keep reading to learn what factors impact training transfer, and how managers can help.
Training expert Donald Kirkpatrick once said that the failure of employees to retain what they’ve learned is the result of managers not doing enough to follow-up. Read on to learn more, and how he suggests managers promote knowledge retention.
The way to become a gazelle in your industry is to achieve flawless execution of strategy at all levels of your company. Fail to accomplish that goal and somebody’s eventually going to knock your block off. Read on to learn more about the importance of management keeping their skills sharp.
Metacognition sounds complicated and academic, but it’s not. Anyone who’s taught others knows that some people learn better than others. Read on to learn more about why understanding how people learn can help managers with knowledge retention.
Why doesn’t training stick? Tons of research shows that the main reason is lack of managerial follow. Read on to learn a technique called “The Four Rs” that will help managers improve learning retention.
One of the goals of any training effort should be to create shared vocabulary. That is, words and phrases that capture key concepts that drive performance in an organization. Learn why you improve training retention when you create a shared vocabulary in an organization.