229 — The Learning and Development Handbook

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If you're looking to change up your approach to learning and development, or just seeking quick tips to focus on performance, this week's episode of The Good Practice Podcast is for you.

Author Michelle Parry-Slater joins Ross G and Owen to share insights from The Learning and Development Handbook, her new book out this February.

We discuss:

  • problems with treating face-to-face training as the 'default'
  • advice for being a 'critical friend' to your organisation
  • string theory (as a metaphor for considering organisational relationships).

Show notes

For more from us, including access to our back catalogue of podcasts, visit emeraldworks.com. There, you'll also find details of our award winning performance support toolkit, our off-the-shelf e-learning, and our custom work.

Michelle's book is available from Kogan Page at: koganpage.com/product/the-learning-and-development-handbook-9781789663327

In What I Learned This Week, Ross G spoke about an ongoing eLN study to shape the future of L&D. If you'd like to take part, you can do so here: elearningnetwork.org/shaping-the-future-of-ld-the-eln-launches-exploratory-research-study

And, from our listeners, Jo Cook recommended this article on how trade shaped the modern human: fee.org/articles/trade-is-what-makes-us-human/

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