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eLearning – 8 Ways to Set the Expectation for Involvement

eLearning in organizations is often optional—and no matter how good the program is, it will always take a back seat to mission critical work unless some real measures for accountability are put in place. One of the design principles we’ve built into Blanchard Online Learning is providing accountability for learning. Our goal is to clearly…

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Leaders: Got Questions? Ask Your People!

Ken Blanchard tells a story about his early days as a consultant.  One day he was brought in to help address a turnover problem at a manufacturing plant in the Southeastern United States.  In spite of competitive wages and benefits and an overall positive assessment from employees, the plant was experiencing large spikes in people…