‘Developing Learning Agility: Using Burke’s Assessments’ | Business and finance

WILMINGTON, NC–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 23, 2022–

Whether it’s new technology, remote work, or generational shifts, the rapidly changing world of work is poised to reward the agile learner. But what is learning agility and how can you capitalize on this opportunity to reap the rewards?

Cover of the book Developing learning agility. (Photo: BusinessWire)

The new book, Developing learning agility: using Burke assessments, is authored by David Hoff, COO and Executive Vice President of Leadership Development at EASI Consult, and W. Warner Burke, Professor Emeritus of Psychology at Teachers College, Columbia University and developer of the Agility Elements of EASI Consult. learning used to create the Burke Learning Agility Inventory (LAI). This assessment and Burke’s other assessments, as well as this new book, provide a set of practical activities that readers can apply in work environments to develop learning agility.

“Hoff and Burke are helping us understand the importance of learning agility, what assessments to use, and more importantly, how to develop this capability,” said Dr. Kimberly Johnson, author, CEO of Janson Associates and former director talent at HJ. Heinz Company. “The well-researched basis of their assessments, coupled with their ideas for practical application, is a must-have for professionals looking to gain an edge in the war for talent.”

In their previous book, Learning agility: the key to leadership potentialHoff and Burke effectively defined learning agility, summarized the research behind the assessments, and described what demonstrating each of the nine identified dimensions looks like in a work environment. Developing learning agility: using Burke assessments offers an in-depth look at these nine dimensions and the 38 behaviors associated with learning agility that can be developed in the workplace.

“After learning the nine dimensions of Burke’s assessments and that each of the 38 assessment items are behavioral, the next step is to learn how to develop each of these items or behaviors,” Hoff said. “That’s the goal of this book, and we’re excited to share what we’ve learned with our readers, based on working with our client managers and their coaches.”

Developing learning agility: using Burke assessments is on sale now and can be purchased on Amazon.

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