Podcast 111 - One organisation or multiple silos?

Is it possible to bring different functions together to enhance the employee experience? Or are we doomed to live in a world where all 20 cartons of milk have a different department name written on them?

Written by Ross Garner
Published 05 September 2018
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Podcast 111 - One organisation or multiple silos?
In this week's Podcast, Ross Garner and Owen are joined by EPIC's Gary Cookson to explore the impact that interactions across departments have on the employee experience.

You can find more from Gary at epichr.wordpress.com.

The paper Owen discussed was:
Camerer, C. F., Dreber, A., Holzmeister, F., Ho, T. H., Huber, J., Johannesson, M., ... & Altmejd, A. (2018). Evaluating the replicability of social science experiments in Nature and Science between 2010 and 2015.  Nature Human Behaviour, 1.

The man behind the concept of 'statistical significance' was William S. Gosset. He was not a fan on the 5% threshold. You can find out more here: https://priceonomics.com/the-guinness-brewer-who-revolutionized-statistics/

Playing with your statistics in an effort to find a significant result is often referred to as 'p-hacking', a practice that is somewhat encouraged by the existence of the 5% threshold. You can find out more here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Data_dredging

Ross also discussed American Sign Language (ASL), based on an episode ofThe West Wing Weekly podcast: https://thewestwingweekly.com/episodes/220

About the author

Ross Garner

Ross Garner

Head of Learning Experience
Ross has been working in L&D for seven years and he heads up the instructional design team at Emerald Works. In 2019 he completed a Masters in Digital Education and was named Learning Technologies’ Learning Designer of the Year. He is also one of the hosts of the Good Practice Podcast.

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