New research into performance management in public organisations

In my last article, I gave a run-down of three talent management trends that I thought would be particularly influential in the new year. Though I briefly summed up my thoughts on each one, I’d now like to go in-depth on performance management (PM). Across public, private, and government sectors, elite organisations share a common […]

Self-Regulated Workplace Learning

The Best Learning and Development Research of 2016: Part 3

New research on the impact of technology on learning In this final instalment of our three part series into the best research on learning and development from 2016, we profile a study into the technological interventions that can most effectively motivate learning. As a quick recap, if you missed my earlier posts – we opened […]

High performer learning

The Best Learning and Development Research of 2016: Part 2

Indirect Impact of High Performers on the Career Advancement of their Subordinates This is my second post in a three part series highlighting the best research on learning and development from 2016. If you missed my last post, which focused on a fascinating study into the relative effectiveness of formal and informal learning processes, check […]

Introducing Agile Feedback in Cognology

Over the last few weeks, we’ve started rolling out an exciting new capability in Cognology – Agile Feedback! We’ve been testing this internally for a few months now and absolutely love it, and we can’t wait to hear what our clients think. Here’s what’s happening. First things first – what is Agile Feedback? For those […]

Employee learning

The Best Learning and Development Research of 2016: Part 1

Formal and Informal Learning in the Workplace: A Research Review Last year saw a host of learning and development studies published that provided interesting (and potentially game-changing) insight into how we learn at work. I’ve picked out three that I think have the potential to kick your 2017 learning strategies up a gear, and will […]

Right or Wrong? The Science of Onboarding

A whopping 20% of employee turnover happens within the first 45 days. That figure rises even more sharply among millennials, who average a little over six jobs between the ages of 18 and 25¹. Effective onboarding has never been more important. For me, one of the most interesting onboarding issues is how organisations can tailor […]

Performance Management Research

Top Research Takeaways of 2016: Performance Management

Those of you who caught my October article on Upgrading Performance Management will be familiar with the trends and changes that shook up the field in 2016. Since Human Resources is constantly evolving, I thought I’d give you a jump on your 2017 planning with a quick run down of the three studies that, for […]