Your Groundbreaking Framework for Measurement and Reporting Most people find measurement, analytics, and reporting dauntingand LD professionals are no different. Measurement Demystified: Creating Your LD Measurement, Analytics, and Reporting Strategy is a much-needed and welcomed resource that breaks new ground with a framework to simplify the discussion of measurement, analytics, and reporting as it relates to LD and talent development practitioners.
Why is that and what can be done to change this thinking?For years, managers convinced executives that soft skills could not be measured and that the value of these programs should be taken on faith. Executives no longer buy that argument but demand the same financial impact and accountability from these functions as they do from all other areas of the organization.In Proving the Value of Soft Skills, measurement and evaluation experts Patti Phillips, Jack Phillips, and Rebecca Ray contend that efforts can and should be made to demonstrate the effect of soft...
Its not just choosing the right learning and development initiatives that matters its what leaders do before, during, and after the training session that makes the biggest difference. Over the past several years, weve seen a positive trend in companies choosing to invest in learning and development opportunities because there is more competition for top talent.
How to assess the organizational impact of a coaching program.
The Association for Talent Development (ATD) surveyed 199 talent development professionals with knowledge of their organizations learning evaluation efforts. Of those, only 44 percent think their evaluation efforts are helping them reach organizational learning goals.
ATD also conducted interviews with heads of learning from leading organizations that have been able to align their business and learning strategies. Some of the questions ATD seeks to answer include:This Study finds that between half and two-thirds of organizations can be described as having high alignment these organizations had better market performance than those with less alignment.The full title of this report is Aligning for Success: Connecting Learning to Business Performance.