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Tag Archives: Learning

When Feedback Attacks!! (when, how, and why feedback can hurt performance)

Did you know that only about 30% of performance feedback interventions actually lead to increased performance?  In fact, according to the most comprehensive study to date on performance feedback (Kluger & DeNisi, 1996) researchers found that about 1/3 of the time feedback leads to performance, 1/3 of the time it does nothing, and 1/3 of the time […]

The Learning Organization

In the current day and age organizations are operating in an increasingly difficult environment that is characterized by tight competition, ever-changing technology, increasing diversity, and globalization.  To respond effectively to continuous change and thrive in dynamic environments, organizations need to be intelligent and adaptive.  They need to unite a diverse workforce around a shared vision.  They […]

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On-the-Job Development: Definition, Benefits, and Success Factors

The purpose of this article is to make clear the sometimes vague concept of employee development. In it, I will describe why leaders should invest in the development of their employees, what specific actions they should take, and how they can best support their employees throughout the developmental process.