Summary of High-Impact Learning Practices

The Guide to Modernizing Your Corporate Training Strategy Through Social and Informal Learning

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High-Impact Learning Practices book summary
Smart learning and development gives your company an edge in a highly competitive world


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The world of corporate learning and development (L&D) is undergoing serious transformation. Traditional training methods no longer address changing business needs, so learning professionals must develop fresh approaches that use the latest technology and social media. This report from senior analyst David Mallon of Bersin & Associates, a leading research and consulting firm, explains how to foster a corporate learning culture. It walks you through rethinking your training function, redesigning your learning programs and retraining your educators, all in line with the best practices that typify a “high-impact learning organization.” Bersin’s research comes from a comprehensive study of 40,000 corporate, HR and training executives from nearly 800 organizations, so if it seems to depend fairly heavily on lots of information-packed charts and graphs, that’s why. The report’s pages are jammed with useful insights and ideas. getAbstract recommends this results-oriented overview to L&D executives who want to organize and administer cutting-edge programs.

In this summary, you will learn

  • What challenges face corporate learning executives
  • Which learning and development practices are best
  • Which traits of a “high-impact learning organization” matter most
  • How to foster a “learning culture” within your firm


Corporate Learning in the Balance
The tempo of change in the field of corporate learning and development (L&D) has shifted into overdrive. Advancing technologies now enable information to move faster and farther within an organization. Younger employees have far different learning ...
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About the Author

David Mallon is a senior analyst at Bersin & Associates, a research and advisory firm focused on enterprise learning and talent management.

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