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Innovate, Dominate or Decline

Innovate, Dominate or Decline

Explore how top performing L&D leaders navigate through uncertainty, balance efficiency and innovation, and have real impact on their organizations.

July 2021|Mind Tools for Business

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Workplace learning from home

Workplace learning from home

Reflecting on a year in a pandemic.

May 2021|Emerald Works

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Same team, different sides?

Same team, different sides?

This interactive report provides insights into the perspectives of executive managers on contemporary issues in L&D.

March 2021|Emerald Works

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Learner Intelligence Report: Addressing the disconnect between strategy and practice

Learner Intelligence Report: Addressing the disconnect between strategy and practice

This report aims to narrow the gap between L&OD strategy and actual practice by bringing the voice of the employee to the forefront of the discussion.

October 2020|Emerald Works

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Back to the Future: Why tomorrow's workforce needs a learning culture

Back to the Future: Why tomorrow's workforce needs a learning culture

Discover what makes a high-impact learning culture, what they do differently, and how you can beat the odds to see success from your learning and development (L&D) strategy.

February 2020|Emerald Works

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Challenging perceptions of learners

Challenging perceptions of learners

The ways in which the modern world is changing means that L&D professionals also need to adapt their models and frameworks in order to stay current and meet the needs of consumer learners. This report aims to form an understanding of learner behaviour and takes in to consideration if L&D is getting closer to the needs of learners.

November 2019|Towards Maturity

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Transforming learning in the pharma and life sciences industry

Transforming learning in the pharma and life sciences industry

Understanding the correlation between using data and organizational growth and success.

October 2019|Towards Maturity

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Who moved my skills?

Who moved my skills?

The role of people professionals needs to adapt in order to successfully support continuous skills acquisition.

October 2019|Towards Maturity

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Going beyond ticking the box

Going beyond ticking the box

Compliance training increases profitability. It also improves our understanding of how to work successfully and safely within the workplace.

July 2019|Towards Maturity

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The Transformation Journey

The Transformation Journey

This report is a direct continuation to the publication of The Transformation Curve. Here we discuss barriers in L&D’s transformation journey from the left to the right of that Curve.

February 2019|Towards Maturity

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Professionalising learning and development

Professionalising learning and development

In a world in which the nature of work, the workplace and workforce are changing at a relentless pace, organizations must respond to change.

February 2019|Towards Maturity

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Driving leadership capability

Driving leadership capability

By exploring how companies have successfully developed their people into becoming managers and leaders, this report provides a clear guide to help L&D professionals drive leadership capabilities within their own organization.

November 2018|Towards Maturity

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