Training ROI? In our decades-long careers in learning and leadership development the question of return-on-investment has been answered with (highly) educated guesses often pointing to case studies that indicate employee development engagements do improve organizational effectiveness.

We all know every human organization needs it and benefits from it, but quantifying the benefits in a way that speaks to bottom-line managers has been elusive. And it will probably remain so until we grow the data and further refine the study of what we do.

A recent article FEDweek discusses a recent Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey that may advance us closer to ROI statements that even a CPA can love:

“Where training and development is readily available, senior leadership can benefit the agency as well as themselves by engaging in it, a recent publication said. Using FEVS and other data, MSPB said that senior leaders fall into five categories regarding their career development.”

Read more here.