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Dec 14, 2009

Transformative Learning, Part 4: Organizational Change

by Dawn Francis, Ed.D. One of my last blog entries prompted a reader to ask how my research on transformative learning can apply to organizational transformation. She specifically wondered how it can apply to organizational transformation that occurs through the merger and acquisition of companies. What a great question! When two organizations become one through a merger or acquisition, this creates an intense change in culture. The way you used to work…well, it’s different now. The people you used to work with…well, they’re different now. The assumptions governing your performance on the job…well, you’ll need to change them now. It’s hard to fathom a more disorienting dilemma. Suddenly, you have to...

by Dawn Francis, Ed.D. One of my last blog entries prompted a reader to ask how my research on transformative learning can...

Dec 10, 2009

10,000 Reasons Virtual Worlds Won’t Work for Your Organization…And 10 Good Reasons They Will

Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of delivering a session on Virtual Worlds at the eLearning Guild’s Online Forums with Susan...

Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of delivering a session on Virtual Worlds at the eLearning Guild’s Online Forums with Susan...

Dec 3, 2009

Talent Intelligence

by Sherry Engel I recently read an article titled Talent Intelligence: Cut Through the Chaos. So much of this article resonated with...

by Sherry Engel I recently read an article titled Talent Intelligence: Cut Through the Chaos. So much of this article resonated with...

Nov 24, 2009

The Myth of Mobile: An Introduction To Mobile Learning

I remember years ago, sitting in a presentation by Nicholas Negroponte, where he insisted that in the not-too-distant future, we would all...

I remember years ago, sitting in a presentation by Nicholas Negroponte, where he insisted that in the not-too-distant future, we would all...

Nov 19, 2009

Becoming a Business Partner: Tip #2 – Establish a Consultative Relationship with Your Client

How do we expand our relationships with our clients from “order-takers” to trusted advisors? First, and foremost, we need to begin by...

How do we expand our relationships with our clients from “order-takers” to trusted advisors? First, and foremost, we need to begin by...

Nov 5, 2009

Transformative Learning, Part 3: Transformative Learning in Practice

by Dawn Francis, Ed.D. In my previous entries, I defined transformative learning and discussed how companies can apply it. This entry will...

by Dawn Francis, Ed.D. In my previous entries, I defined transformative learning and discussed how companies can apply it. This entry will...

Nov 2, 2009

Learning from Game Developers

by Dave Darrow For the longest time, we’ve had to avoid using the “g-word” when describing things like business simulation and virtual...

by Dave Darrow For the longest time, we’ve had to avoid using the “g-word” when describing things like business simulation and virtual...

Oct 29, 2009

Becoming a Business Partner: Tip # 1 – Know your Client Inside and Out

by Sherry Engel So how do we get to the point that we know the client so well that we become a...

by Sherry Engel So how do we get to the point that we know the client so well that we become a...

Oct 22, 2009

Even Superheroes need a CAPE

In a world filled with acronyms, I apologize for creating another– although, to be fair, I created this one a while ago....

In a world filled with acronyms, I apologize for creating another– although, to be fair, I created this one a while ago....

Oct 22, 2009

Transformative Learning: Part 2, Applying Transformative Learning

by Dawn Francis, Ed.D. In my earlier post, we defined what transformative learning was. Your next question is probably, “so what is...

by Dawn Francis, Ed.D. In my earlier post, we defined what transformative learning was. Your next question is probably, “so what is...

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