More Lies About Learning: Leading Executives Separate Truth from Fiction

  • 2h 53m
  • Larry Israelite (ed)
  • Association for Talent Development
  • 2015

In this captivating follow-up to Lies About Learning (2006), workplace learning veteran Larry Israelite sets out to debunk today’s pervasive myths about learning in a style that will make you smile. This book shares the candid perspectives of 10 high-level executives from a wide range of industries and offers advice for how to best to deal with new lies about organizational learning.

You’ll walk away with the ammunition you need to start asking tough questions, kicking the right tires, and maintaining a healthy level of skepticism about what you read and hear about organizational learning today.

In this book you will:

  • Explore all new variations of the old lies about learning
  • Delve into myths about learning research, learning management systems and strategies, and learning technology
  • Discover solutions, suggestions, and tips to deliver meaningful development experiences for your organization.

About the Editor

Larry Israelite is the vice president and manager of human resource development at Liberty Mutual Group, a global insurance company with more than 45,000 employees. Previously he held learning management positions in a variety of industries, working for Pitney Bowes, the Forum Corporation, John Hancock Financial Services, Oxford Health Plans, and the Digital Equipment Corporation. He also holds an MA in instructional media and a PhD in educational technology, both from Arizona State University. While his track record in training and employee development is clearly impressive, you'll be relieved to discover that his writing style is perfectly down to earth and easy to take. Whether he's citing "Larry's First Rule of Talent Management" or simply telling you to "make up your own rules," Israelite gives you permission to shape your own course in creating a talent management strategy for your company. Larry is the editor of Lies About Learning, a 2006 ASTD Press publication. He also contributed to Elliot Masie's Learning Rants, Raves, and Reflections: A Collection of Passionate and Professional Perspectives and The AMA Handbook of E-Learning Effective Design, Implementation, and Technology Solutions.

In this Book

  • More Lies about Learning—Leading Executives Separate Truth from Fiction
  • Preface
  • Introduction—Preview of Coming Attractions
  • Lies About Learners—It’s Time to Disrupt the Model of Learning
  • Lies About Learning Research
  • More Lies about Instructional Design
  • Lies About Managing the Learning Function
  • Lies About Learning to Lead
  • Lies About Learning Strategies
  • Lies About the Return on Learning
  • Lies About E-Learning
  • Lies About Learning Technology
  • Lies About Learning Pronouncements
  • Final Words—Parting Shots