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Challenging paradigms: the rise and fall of the Hawthorne effect

The Hawthorne effect was one of the great social science studies which has been used as one of the foundations of many organisational development initiatives.

September 2015 | Owen Ferguson

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Mind the Gap

They're one of the business world's best kept secrets. Yet L&D people are both passionate and subtle.

July 2015 | Charlie Swift

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Principles of Instructional Design

Instructional design (ID) is based on three psychological principles of learning: behavioral, cognitive and constructivist.

June 2015 | Mind Tools

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Turning learning into action, with Emma Weber

What's the point of running training programs? That may seem like a dumb question but, often, the purpose of corporate training - boosting productivity by developing people's skills - gets lost somewhere along the way.

February 2015 | Rachel Salaman

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The value of psychometrics in L&D

Leaders who are concerned about how to leverage talent to achieve their organization's goals are likely - at some time or another - to turn to psychometrics for help, inspiration and illumination.

January 2015

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