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ASTD Handbook of Measuring and Evaluating Training by Patricia Pulliam Phillips

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Roger Kaufman

On how it all started…

There is a story about how I came up with my model of strategic planning and needs assessment and the Organizational Elements Model. It started one day with our then five-year old son who kept on asking me “why?,” and I, being a full professor, tried to answer him. Between the second and third answer, I ran out of good explanations and I was tempted to say, “Because I said so.” That led me to the idea that we really don’t push far enough to determine what impact we have. When I was with companies like Boeing and Douglass, we used to have a lot of training, but we were never quite sure (a) whether that training ...

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