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Please Boss Me Around

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Micromanaging may have fallen completely out of fashion, because many employees hardly see their bosses now that a time-consuming recession has hit. According to a recent Leadership IQ study, 66 percent of employees report that they have little to no interaction with th... More »

Aligning Perspectives on Performance

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Managers and their direct reports may get along swimmingly, but chances are they disagree on an issue that directly affects both of them: the employee's performance rating. According to a Novations report called "Closing the Gap," managers rate their direct reports as s... More »

Mismanaged Transitions

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Many companies think that the hard part is over after selecting and promoting an employee to a new management position, but many employers are putting their feet up and calling it a day's work too soon. Only 24 percent of respondents rated their organizations as good wh... More »

Learning by Example

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Facing high-risk and turbulent external environments, leaders at all levels make decisions paramount to long-term organizational success, particularly in the U.S. Army. Recently, frequent deployments and decreased opportunities for institutional learning have placed a p... More »

The Many Faces of Cognitive Load Theory

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John Sweller

Cognitive load theory is an instructional theory based on our knowledge of human cognitive architecture. Instructional design that does not take human cognitive architecture into account is likely to be random in its effectiveness. The theory assumes that one has a limi... More »