So Much Training, So Little to Show for It An expert on corporate programs reveals why they often are a waste of time and money

May 22, 2013 | Wall Street Journal
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Companies devote a lot of time, effort and money to corporate training—with little to show for it.
U.S. firms spent about $156 billion on employee learning in 2011, the most recent data available, according to the American Society for Training and Development. But with little practical follow-up or meaningful assessments, some 90% of new skills are lost within a year, some research suggests