Category: frameworks

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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Understanding the learning needs of individuals

Learning shouldn’t really be something we push on people, it should be the natural response of an individual to their inability to achieve a desired outcome or behave in a desired way. Education on the other hand tends to be pushed as the decision is made for the learner at at a time when they

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Taking the whole self as the unit of analysis in learning design

I spent about 13 hours on a Singapore airlines flight coming back to Singapore from London, after having been on a Lufthansa flight from Philadelphia to London for 9 hours.  Spent most of that time alone with my thoughts. I found my self thinking about a framework for designing learning that focuses on the whole

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Knowledge, Skills and Behaviour

In life and at work, in every role, there are people who have achieved a level of expertise and mastery such that their performance is largely predictable across a wide range of unpredictable circumstances and situations. From a learning perspective, how can we impact this sort of outcomes? How can we support individuals in the pursuit

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Building capabilities for Sustainable Performance

I came across this performance improvement document online a few years ago which I thought framed the ideas quite well, it was on the ISPI site and I believe it was by Lynn Kearny. I however also recently read the book “Performance Architecture” by Kearny, Lynn,  Haig, Carol and Addison, Roger. I built some of my recent

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A different take on design of learning solutions

In the spirit of starting with the end in mind, I tend to approach learning solution design with some themes. These themes serve as high level objectives based on target audience. A summary of these objectives are presented below: Engagement and performance of individuals with a focus on personal growth and professional mastery Engagement and

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