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A research/evidence-based competency model for collaborative problem-solving

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Keywords: problem-solving, collaborative problem-solving, competency, competency model, competency framework A number of reports and studies have shown that one of the key critical skills that will be in increasing demand is that of collaborative problem-solving. Reports by the OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development), the World Bank, and a variety of other studies have […]

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Using technology to boost informal learning

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Keywords: informal learning, technology, knowledge management, knowledge creation, workplace learning, learning, learning technology Probably the most fundamental skill required in the workplace today is an individual’s ability to learn. Given the pace of change, the rate of adoption of new technologies and working practices, the role of formal (through training, coaching, workshops et cetera) and […]

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How effective is e-learning really?

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Keywords: learning, e-learning, online learning, distributed learning, distance learning, knowledge, skills, knowledge development, skills development, healthcare Probably the largest change to learning in recent years is the advent and adoption of e-learning or online/distributed learning in organisations. More and more topics and aspects of organisational learning are now being delivered through e-learning methods. However, it […]

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Making online learning work, the case for gamification

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Keywords: online learning, e-learning, MOOCs, massive open online course, gamification One of the big problems all online and e-learning courses face is keeping people engaged and learning. The estimated drop-out rate of online and e-learning range from 30% for non-compulsory organisational and institutional e-learning, such as courses provided by universities and companies, for example, up […]

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Managing member behaviour in online communities

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Keywords: framing, online, online communications, influence, in-group norms, online communities, communities of practice Online communities are becoming an increasingly significant part of daily life for people in organisations. A 2012 study estimated that online communities add approximately US$1 trillion to the global economy every year. Given that this study is seven years old, it is […]

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Why introverts rarely emerge as leaders

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Keywords: leadership, introvert, extrovert, introversion, extroversion, leadership development, emergent leadership, informal leadership, affective forecasting errors Emergent, or informal, leaders are people who take on and are accepted as a leader, even though no formal leader has been prescribed. Not only do emerging leaders come across as leader like, they also tend to provide motivation, support, […]

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