Learning Strategies: What Doesn’t Work?

I am an avid reader of the New Scientist and have a continuous thirst for learning new things. Last week the New Scientist combined the two with an article on learning strategies. So, as highlighted in the New Scientist (2015, p.32), the “most common methods to boost learning [which] are surprisingly useless”, include: Highlighting and… Read More

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Losing Knowledge: The Trouble with Turnover

‘Organisational forgetting’ is a new concept in academic HRD research. The authors have tested this emerging idea that the knowledge base of an organisation ‘depreciates’ when people leave. Turnover-induced forgetting is the idea that the knowledge base of an organisation “depreciates” when people leave. Most of the research in this fascinating area has related to… Read More