A lifetime ago, my training department colleagues and I were satisfied with training data. We cranked out the requested ILT programs plus the "flavor of the year" content, we kept a busy training schedule, and made sure the coffee was always the right temperature. When accused of not delivering effective training because the learners didn't perform as they were trained, we took refuge in our management support role and not ultimately responsible or accountable for LEARNING or productivity.…
"On the leadership issue, Pfeffer is on a mission to take on popular leadership models (e.g., servant leadership, virtuous leadership, Sinek's work) by showing evidence to the contrary. E.g., leaders lie on a regular basis and there is little…"
"Here's a different and contrarian angle on trust from the Stanford Business School professor, Jeffery Pfeffer:
"...I no longer believe that trust is essential to organizational functioning or even to effective leadership.... Although many…"