When thinking about designing great corporate learning curriculums, here’s what the late Peter Drucker once said, “Our most important education system is in the employee’s own organization.”
However, most organizations have not woken up to the fact they’re also an educational system besides whatever goods and services they produce.
Consider these factoids to give you a perspective:
- The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics found that employers with fewer than 100 employees provided only 0.8 hour––that’s only 12 minutes of manager training per six-month period. And,
- Organizations with 100-500 employees provided only 0.9 hour (6 minutes) of training for the same time span.
Further, a survey by Progressive Business Publications found only 52% of companies trained their managers once a year or less.
Designing a learning curriculum that will teach people to give meaningful and effective recognition to everyone they work with, looks to be a daunting task. What can you do to change these poor numbers and make recognition a driving force in your organization? (more…)