Learning and Development in HR – Enabling Meaning in Jobs

Photograph by Dehumo Bickersteth – Bintan Learning and development behavior of employees in organizations exists as part of the experience of meaningful jobs. Jobs are meaningful either because they were created, communicated and managed meaningfully or the incumbent finds the meaning in the role on their own. Meaningful jobs, by default, motivate continuing development. I

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Learning and Development in HR – Enabling Meaning in Jobs

Learning and development behavior of employees in organizations exists as part of the experience of meaningful jobs. Jobs are meaningful either because they were created, communicated and managed meaningfully or the incumbent finds the meaning in the role on their own. Meaningful jobs by default motivate continuing development. I think the practice of learning and

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Learning as a behavioral response to performance and growth expectations

This is a summary post that presents 5 other posts exploring how activities that derive their meaning from results directed at delivering clear value automatically activate learning behavior and thus agility. The more we are able to focus our expectations of people and teams on results and value, the more we will begin to see the full extent

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Performance, Learning, Talent in an Organizational Context

This is an introduction to 3 posts that I am writing to expound upon my interpretation of the performance architecture as a foundation to discuss the 4 HR practices In the subsequent posts, I will explore each of the HR practices using the principles of the performance architecture as a foundation.  These series of posts

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Setting individual performance goals to drive collaboration and deliver organizational results

As a teacher in a vocational school years ago, I remember the challenges that came with grading group projects. How do you decide who gets what grade especially when the level of contribution varies across members? I remember I always asked myself “why exactly did I give a group project?”. Perhaps the way to assign

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