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Podcast: Should we market L&D departments internally?

Is it important for Learning and Development departments to market themselves internally, or should they operate as wizards behind the curtain of learning?

April 2017 | Ross Garner

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Podcast: What does work-life integration mean for L&D?

This week on the podcast, Ross Dickie is joined by Owen Ferguson and Justin Anderson to consider exactly what the trend towards ‘work-life’ integration means for L&D.

April 2017 | Ross Dickie

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Empowering leadership: Building a culture of trust

Once upon a time the prevailing view was that business leaders merely had to tell their workers what to do and the workers got on with it. This simplistic, "authoritative" style of business leadership was dubbed "Theory X" by Douglas McGregor in his book, "The Human Side of Enterprise."

March 2017 | Emerald Works

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Podcast: Should performance support be like online shopping?

Nowadays, self-service is the norm when it comes to shopping for groceries, renting a movie, or even opening a new bank account. The likes of Amazon and Netflix have led us to expect that products and services should be available whenever and wherever we want. But is this trend reflected in learning and development?

March 2017 | Ross Dickie

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Podcast: What impact has psychology had on L&D?

Most of us working in L&D will have come across pop psychology in one form or another, but what are the actual psychological insights that can guide our practice? On this week's episode of the GoodPractice Podcast, Sukh Pabial joins Owen and Ross to share his thoughts on psychology and behavioural economics.

March 2017 | Ross Garner

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