3REDEFINING LEARNINGExamining Your Attitudes About Learning

HIRE FOR ATTITUDE, TRAIN FOR SKILLS!” This is a familiar slogan to those who work in human resource development. It suggests, of course, that it is easier to change people’s skill levels than their attitudes, but the interesting point of the slogan is the importance placed on attitude. Attitude is important in much that we do, but it is especially important in learning.

The next step in managing your learning is to reexamine some of your ideas about learning. In this chapter you will be encouraged to reframe your definition of learning and develop up-to-date attitudes that will be adequate for the new era.

THE NEW IMPORTANCE OF LEARNINGNo More Games

In the new era, learning is a serious ...

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