Gamification, Apps and Learning
A presentation to the development company to help shape the design process for the GOAL App. The design was driven by our work on learning models and gamification.
Diversity Wins – McKinsey
Diversity wins: How inclusion matters
The business case for inclusion and diversity (I&D) is stronger than ever. For diverse companies, the likelihood of outperforming industry peers on profitability has increased over time, while
the penalties are getting steeper for those lacking diversity.
Diverse Teams Feel Less Comfortable – Harvard Business Review
Diverse Teams Feel Less Comfortable — and That’s Why They Perform Better
In numerous studies, diversity — both inherent (e.g., race, gender) and acquired (experience, cultural background) — is associated with business success. For example, a 2009 analysis of 506 companies found that firms with more racial or gender diversity had more sales revenue, more customers, and greater profits. A 2016 analysis of more than 20,000 firms in 91 countries found that companies with more female executives were more profitable. In a 2011 study management teams exhibiting a wider range of educational and work backgrounds produced more-innovative products
An Introduction to Habit Theory – Social Change UK
Habit theory explores the psychology behind the habits which make up human behaviour.
We humans have a wide range of habits which we act on in our everyday lives, often without even being consciously aware of it.
Habit theory proposes that our behaviour is tied to the situational contexts in which they occur. By repeatedly executing a particular action or behaviour in a given situation, we develop an association between the two which becomes so strong that the situation alone is enough to trigger the associated action or behaviour without conscious thought.
This paper takes you through the key things you need to know; what habits are and how they are formed, how habits link in with behavioural intention and how habits can be changed.
The Three Principles of Effective Learning Design – a paper for online learning developers
This document provides an explanation and exploration of the principles that define the Learn Jam approach to designing effective adult learning experiences, and the evidence base that underpins this approach.