The Expertise Economy: How the smartest companies use learning to engage, compete, and succeed

The Expertise Economy: How the smartest companies use learning to engage, compete, and succeed

by Kelly Palmer, David Blake

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781473677005
Publisher: Quercus
Publication date: 09/18/2018
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 269,494
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

KELLY PALMER is on the executive team at Degreed as the Chief Learning and Talent Officer. A respected thought leader on the future of learning, business, and career transformation, Kelly was the Chief Learning Officer at LinkedIn, VP of Learning at Yahoo!, and held executive positions in learning, M&A, and product development at Sun Microsystems. She speaks regularly at industry conferences around the world, and has been featured in Big Think, Forbes, and Chief Learning Officer (CLO) magazine where she writes a regular column on the employee experience.

DAVID BLAKE is cofounder of Degreed. He has spent his career innovating higher education and lifelong learning. Prior to Degreed, David helped launch a competency-based, accredited university and was a founding team member at Zinch (acquired by Chegg). David was selected as a Top EdTech Entrepreneur by the Stanford d.School EdTech Lab, sponsored by Teach For America and NewSchools Venture Fund. He has been published in the Harvard Technology Review, Business Insider, TechCrunch, and Huffington Post. He has spoken around the world on the topic of the future of learning, including the ASU Education Innovation Summit, EdTech Europe, and TEDx.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements xi

About the Authors xiii

Introduction xv

Chapter 1 How We Really Learn 1

Chapter 2 Make Learning a Competitive Advantage 23

Chapter 3 Embrace Personalized Learning 45

Chapter 4 Combat Content Overload 61

Chapter 5 Understand the Power of Peers 83

Chapter 6 Succeed with the Right Technology 107

Chapter 7 Analyze Skills with Data and Insights 131

Chapter 8 Make Expertise Count 147

Conclusion: The Future Is Already Here 171

Endnotes 191

Index 207

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