In our second LIVE episode, Ross Garner and Owen Ferguson pitched up on the first night of the CIPD Learning and Development Show to ask: What is the state of our profession in 2018?

We tackled this question in front of a live audience of L&D professionals, with special guests Andy Lancaster from CIPD; Jo Cook from Training Journal; and Phil Willcox from Emotion at Work.

Show notes

The CIPD ‘UK Working Lives’ survey for 2018 is available at: https://www.cipd.co.uk/knowledge/work/trends/uk-working-lives

CIPD’s joint research with Towards Maturity, ‘Driving the New Learning Organisation’, is:

Overton, L. (2017). Driving the new learning organisation. Training & Development44(4), 9, available at: https://www.cipd.co.uk/Images/driving-the-new-learning-organisation_2017-how-to-unlock-the-potential-of-Land-d_tcm18-21557.pdf

Jo summarised her ideas in a couple of blog posts for Training Journal. Part 1 is at: http://www.trainingjournal.com/articles/opinion/your-ld-department-business-focused-enough

Part 2 is at: https://www.trainingjournal.com/articles/opinion/your-ld-department-business-focused-enough-pt2

She also referenced LinkedIn Learning’s ‘2017 Workplace Learning Report’: http://ilpworldwide.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/LLS-2017-Workplace-Learning-Report.pdf

And Leo’s ‘Measuring the Business Impact of Learning – 2018 Survey Results’: https://leolearning.com/resources/measuring-business-impact-learning-2018-survey-results/

The papers Owen cited were:

Gal, D., & Rucker, D. (2017). The Loss of Loss Aversion: Will It Loom Larger Than Its Gain?, available at: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/jcpy.1047

Yechiam, E. (2018). Acceptable losses: the debatable origins of loss aversion. Psychological research, 1-13, available at: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00426-018-1013-8

Jeff Bezos’ letter to shareowners is online at: https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1018724/000119312518121161/d456916dex991.htm

Marni from Google referenced a paper on the ‘hidden curriculum in digital education’:

Edwards, R. (2015). Software and the hidden curriculum in digital education. Pedagogy, Culture & Society23(2), 265-279, available at: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/14681366.2014.977809

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