July 2012
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Shocking Evidence of Managers’ Knowing-Doing Gap

Monday, July 9, 2012

A new study shows that managers demonstrate a dishearteningly low ability to apply what they have learned when presented with situations that call for it.

Workplace learning and performance professionals always have been concerned about whether learners are able to apply their learning when it counts. When it comes to management skill, there is indeed cause for concern. According to a long-term study of 21,000 managers and 2,600 undergraduate management students, the average score on a timed tes


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