How can an organisation spark enthusiasm for the challenges of digitisation amongst its staff? HR manager and member of the board of Phoenix Contact, Professor Gunther Olesch, discusses with Dr. Peter Littig why a shared vision often has more of an effect than simple facts about the company’s objectives. They also talk about the role […]

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The April 2002 edition of Harvard Business Review has an article by Darrell K Rigby called “look before you lay off”. It has been helpfully reprinted in April 2020. It focuses on the August 2000 downturn, and looks at the data from those S & P 500 companies that laid off a total of 500,000 […]

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L&D professionals who rely on technology as a panacea will fail, says Nigel Paine. His new video summarises why it is people, after all, who make technology work – and not the other way around. ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Image sources: © guteksk7 – stock.adobe.com

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A disruptive cut is needed to trigger the necessary transformation to get vocational education ready for the here and now. This is the hypothesis of consultant Andreas Schneider of White Table Solution in the fourth part of his interview with Learning Insights. Learn more about White Table Solution : http://www.white-table-solution.de/ In discussion with Andreas […]

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Establishing new didactic models in vocational education requires a changed self-conception on the side of training staff. The way this fits in with the concept of learning process companions and why the analogue world will always remain an integral part of learning are questions that will be discussed by consultant Andreas Schneider of White Table […]

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In order to prepare apprentices for the world of work 4.0, companies have to implement an agile pedagogical approach, says business coach Andreas Schneider of White Table Solution. The way in which Design Thinking can help training staff and trainees to let go of traditional forms of learning and thinking will be discussed in the […]

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Organisations that want to be well positioned for the world of work 4.0 should first and foremost avoid overlooking vocational education. In an interview with Learning Insights, consultant Andreas Schneider of White Table Solutions explains what exactly has to change about how training staff understand their own role. Learn more about White Table Solution (German […]

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It is hard to say which professional profiles will be in demand in the medium and long term. Both companies and employees have to adjust to this fact. Why don’t recruiters focus as much on the so-called “hard facts“ in the profiles of job candidates anymore? And to what degree must both companies and staff […]

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The exponential progress presents businesses and management with new challenges. Planning action needs to be much more agile in order to respond adequately to current changes and new dynamics. In an interview with Learning Insights, Gerd Bührig of Futur/io explains why businesses and management need to think differently in the exponential age and what this […]

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It is undisputed that forgetting is a normal mechanism of the brain. In the face of an ever-increasing flood of information, it is also an important aid. In the new learning insights format „standpoint“, Wolfgang Reichelt reports on how to ensure that as much of the newly learned information as possible is retained by learners […]

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