IN THE NEWS – Talent Risk Problem? Disney Stock Down 2% Over Succession Plan Collapse

The Forbes.com headline reads, “With Staggs Out, Disney Investors Left Wondering Why Bob Iger's Succession Plan Fell Apart.”  When one person can move a stock price for a company like Disn … Read More
By Steve Trautman Apr 06, 2016

IN THE NEWS – Research Supports (Pre)Testing’s Impact on Learning and Knowledge Transfer

Here is the closing line of this fascinating New York Times article on testing, “…But the emerging study of pretesting flips that logic on its head. 'Teaching to the test’ becomes ‘learning to … Read More
By Steve Trautman Sep 03, 2014

Open Letter to Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer Re: Risk of Losing All the Tumblr Talent She Just Bought

Dear Marissa: It was great to see the New York Times headline this weekend touting Yahoo’s purchase of Tumblr and other start ups. The deal presents a great opportunity to tap into Tumblr’s 117 mil … Read More
By Steve Trautman May 20, 2013

IN THE NEWS: Boeing, Air Force One, and How Knowledge Transfer Will Stem Boeing’s Risk of Talent Loss

This article in our Seattle newspaper (Seattle Times, Sept. 14, 2012) illustrates the dramatic nature of the risk of talent loss and skilled worker shortage. The article looks at the planned move of the A … Read More
By Steve Trautman Sep 25, 2012

IN THE NEWS: Agricultural Industry Deals with Retaining Aging Worker Knowledge

This week the agriculture industry publication, CropLife, published an article on aging workers and knowledge transfer. The authors suggested knowledge transfer as the solution to passing critical know … Read More
By Steve Trautman Mar 02, 2012

In the News: Increased Spending to Promote STEM Skills in the North American Workforce

In the last few weeks there have been a slew of announcements regarding increased investment in specialized courses in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) at the elementary, high school, and c … Read More
By Steve Trautman Jan 09, 2012
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