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Toyota Embraces E-learning—and Change

March 19, 2008
Toyota Motor Europe implemented a centralized e-learning system to deliver customizable content to its sales and marketing companies located in 48 countries speaking 30 different languages. From France to Romania, it has saved the organization time—and a lot of euros.
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E-Learning Hits Its Stride

February 26, 2008
Despite some differing numbers, two widely regarded and independent reports on the U.S. training market conclude that 30 percent of employee learning last year occurred online. The question of whether workplace training improves worker performance remains unanswered, however.
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'Unlearning' Makes Headlines at Reuters

July 24, 2007
Rather than store every conceivable piece of information in their heads, employees at the London-based financial software, technology and news company participate in learning through methods including creating user content, taking on stretch assignments or rotating to work on different project teams. They’re encouraged to find the knowledge they need so they can put it into action. But there isn’t a necessity for them to remember it.
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A Week Devoted to Training

July 24, 2007
By focusing its workforce on a heavily promoted special event, biotech firm EMD Serono looks to strengthen competencies, boost retention rates and stay competitive in a regional scrimmage for talent.
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A Credibility Project

June 21, 2007
Chastened by allegations of fabricated data, the Yucca Mountain Project introduces rigorous training for all employees, covering everything from communication skills to the proper procedures for recording research data.
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