Learning Strategies and Tactics

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Asking Questions to Foster Learning from Experience

Sally Beddor Nowak

Agilent Technologies

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THE CORPORATE EXECUTIVE Board's (2009) strategic research study on unlocking the value of on-the-job learning found that active intention from the employee before, during, and after a developmental experience led to a 25 percent increase in retention and application of the new skills on the job.

Cal Wick (2003) also described the importance of beginning learning experiences prior to the course with preparation and including a strong follow up after the course to increase the impact of learning. Wick, along with Roy Pollock, ...

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