Employees learn best from one another, but most firms fail to bring informal peer-to-peer learning into their formal training programmes. That’s a mistake worth correcting.
Over half of employees say they learn best from their colleagues. Quoting their firm’s own research, Kelly Palmer and David Blake claim: “Peer-to-peer learning can be a powerful development tool that breaks through some common barriers to skill building – and has other benefits as well.” Writing for Harvard Business Review, they explain why peer-to-peer training works, and how to harness it for your organisation.
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