Would you get upset if you spent $1,000 on a watch that didn’t work? How about spending $40,000 on a car that didn’t go?
Would you be upset if you spent $97.5 billion on something that was never really used?
I’m not sure why corporations around the world are willing to spend that much without getting anything in return for that investment… or why they don’t seem to get too upset about it.
As you can see from the following infographic, there are some… er… issues with the way learning and development is being conducted.
On the bright side, there are some clear steps that can be taken – indeed, that organizations should insist on – in order to increase the effectiveness of corporate training.