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The Six Disciplines of Breakthrough Learning: How to Turn Training and Development into Business Results, Second Edition by Andrew Jefferson, Roy Pollock, Calhoun Wick

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Chapter D3. 
Action Points
DELIVER FOR APPLICATION

The real question is what can you do on Monday? What can you do Monday six weeks from now, six months from now?

Leo Burke

The value delivered by a corporate educational program is proportional to the amount of new knowledge and skills that are applied to the work of the organization. Unused knowledge is like unplanted seed; it will never bear fruit. Therefore, the job of corporate learning and development is not merely to impart knowledge, but to be sure that it is put to work so that its benefits can be harvested.

A key factor that influences application of knowledge is the way in which it is taught. Hence, the ...

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