Adjunct faculty member Christopher Cerasoli was recently interviewed by leading research firm ScienceForWork. His co-authored research on informal learning in the workplace has caught the attention of many organizations seeking to bolster learning that takes place outside formal classrooms, on the job.
The research, a meta-analysis, averages the results of dozens of findings to show the antecedents and outcomes of informal learning behaviors in organizations. The meta-analysis was co-authored with a blend of experts, including leading scientists and experienced consultants in the field.
The interview can be accessed at https://scienceforwork.com/blog/informal-learning/.
Christopher Cerasoli has been with the University of Hartford community since 2011, teaching mostly graduate-level courses in workplace motivation, team effectiveness, leadership, and consulting. He is currently a Senior Talent Analytics Consultant with UnitedHealth Group, Inc., a FORTUNE 5 health care services organization based in Minneapolis, Minn. He is an experienced consultant pushing the predictive envelope for people-related business issues. He has generated award-winning research; cutting-edge analytics; and evidence-based, actionable tools for government, defense, FORTUNE 500, and currently internal clients. Christopher regularly delivers presentations, keynotes, and interviews on I/O psychology and science in the workplace. His work can be found in leading peer-reviewed empirical journals including Psychological Bulletin, Personnel Psychology, Organizational Dynamics, and Human Factors.