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Managing Career Paths: The Role of CLO

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Many organizations have tasked such groups to make strategic investments that put the best people in suitable roles at the right time to drive performance. On the talent demand side of the equation, businesses competing in today’s globalized, information-driven environment must alter their strategies and workforce plans too often to rely on static, linear career paths. Why is this?

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The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

The role of the CLO will be to drive this change NOW! joyandlife writes about  The Changing Role of L&D and CLO  where he mentions adaptiveness, rapid reaction times, learning agility and flexibility as key requirements. The CLO today has to be able to scan the emerging landscape and build her/his team in a way that will enable them to meet the future. Utopian? Maybe.

The CEO will be the next CLO

Learning and Working on the Web

well-rounded CEO can more easily become the CLO than vice versa. However, more time and effort is put into collective training that emphasizes social and informal learning. From Training to Performance to Social. Using the 70:20:10 framework as a guide, the new learning CEO will likely focus on the first 90% and leave the 10% formal training for the ex-CLO. doubt it.

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CLO Thinking (& Measurement)

Clark Quinn

I attended the CLO Symposium with my ITA colleagues Jay Cross and Jane Hart.  It was an interesting event, with a theme of “ Game-Changing Learning: Development for the New Normal “, held at a classy venue on the beach, and was well-organized.  (You can see Jay’s writeup here.)  And the keynotes that I saw were in synch: Stephen Covey talked about the need for trust and Jon Katzenbach on how to build culture were both excellent, as was Dan Pontefract’s story on making collaboration intrinsic to Telus.  At a lower level, however, the conference felt mired in the past.

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Be a Triple-Threat CLO

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” “Today’s educators,” she said, “must wear multiple hats — entertainer, personal coach, emergency responder, gizmo wizard and social media guru — to be judged as informed and effective.” Blanda’s gridiron performance makes a great metaphor for the kind of multitasking Sobel said is demanded of modern educators. And they need to turn learning into a strategic force that kicks employee performance into high gear and returns a positive impact on the bottom line. Today''s educators must wear mutiple hats.

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Manager's Role in Learning and Performance Improvement

The Peformance Improvement

In answering this question, the first thing managers have to understand is that continuous learning is the modus operandi for all high performance organizations. Individual, team, and enterprise performance can’t improve without learning. Computer technology has made the access to and management of new information easy and timely. They need to be curators of information. .

CLO Investments Focus on Relevance and Technology

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Conversely, performance consulting seems to be declining in importance. Assessment and evaluation technologies continue to grow in importance as organizations seek to better evaluate training and to promote high performance. Enterprises are also increasing spending on performance support technologies. This year, more than half of CLOs also report higher budgets than last year.

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A Taste for Growth: CLO of the Year Rob Lauber

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To solve Yum Brands’ challenges, CLO Rob Lauber has created a learning strategy that helps the business and employees grow, making him this year’s CLO of the Year. After graduating in 1985 from the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania with a degree in communications and marketing, he began working at Dun & Bradstreet Information Services as a business analyst. Rob Lauber never intended to be a learning leader. The training industry wasn’t where he intended to go, but he realized it was where he wanted to be, and he hasn’t turned back. ” he said.

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Beyond Best Practices

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What’s more, practices are informed by history, not defined by it. Consider learning in practice — the focus of this issue of CLO — as a way to accelerate that movement. Adri Maisonet-Morales, the 2016 CLO of the Year, is a prime example. Homepage Top Story - Right Column Learning Delivery CLO of the Year learning delivery Learning In Practice Awards practitioners providers

Information Overload and New Initiatives

There Is No Chalk

A recent article over at CLO online talks about the problem of information overload in the workplace. The article talks about the impact of this problem on the quality of work, the morale of employees, and the amount of time information overload causes when people have to keep re-orienting to tasks they get pulled away from, or get prioritized into.While the thrust of the article is about how to. workplace learning and performance wlp design information behavior informal learning

Workflow Learning: Clarity in a Name

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Our first effort was “informal learning,” which carried a host of problems. Support assets are typically brief, solution oriented and performance focused. It needs a broader and more performance-centered design. Homepage Top Story - Left Column Performance Management ADDIE just-in-time learning performance support-orientedAnother was the virtual classroom.

Remembering Jay Cross and His Work

Experiencing eLearning

He was the guru of informal learning who pushed us to think outside of the traditional model of formal courses and training. Formal and Informal Learning. Informal learning is like riding a bike: the rider chooses the destination, the speed, and the route.” ” ― Informal Learning: Rediscovering the Natural Pathways That Inspire Innovation and Performance.

Mapping Out the Bias

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For instance, one of the problems we constantly face is too much information. The tendency to make decisions and take action based on limited information, self-interest, overconfidence or past experience is real, as true to life as any number of choices you had to confront and made or didn’t make before even starting your work day. Performance Management performance management

Individual Contributors Need Learning, Too

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They need strong communication skills, to know how to have difficult conversations, to know about performance management, and they need to know how to influence, she said. How do I take an active role in my own performance management?” For example, the company had to re-roll out the performance management program the purchasing company had used. Terry Barton. Barton said.

Are You Sharing Global Information?

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Organizational silos often inhibit employees from easily accessing global intelligence, and the larger the organization, the more likely it is that critical information is not being shared. For instance, someone working in the office of regulatory affairs in Japan may be a local subject matter expert, but a colleague in another office who needs such information doesn’t know that expertise exists. The CLO has to manage all of the global knowledge coming in and make it available to those who need the information to succeed. Where Is the Info?

MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 4: Role in Corporate Universities

Learnnovators

In the same survey HR and talent executives graded themselves a C-minus for overall performance, citing a large capability shortfall, with 77% of respondents ranking the need to re-skill HR function among the top quartile of their priorities. None of this information is new. Here’s an article on the 12 Success Factors of a CU published in the CLO magazine 10 years back but still relevant. The world has gotten complicated. We live in an age of dramatic oxymoron – unemployment is high yet there is a talent shortage. “ (Ref:  [link] ). ” (Ref: [link] ).

Design Thinking for All

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Sanchez-Burks said when workers approach problems with a designer’s mindset, they open themselves up to more diverse perspectives that will inform them and enable them to create more successful and reliable solutions. Homepage Top Story - Right Column Performance Management design thinking learning performance management strategyJeffrey Sanchez-Burks. Is it?

Informal Learning: Any Way You Want It, Any Time You Need It

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Informal learning has answers to some of the most pressing educational challenges organizations face. In his 1977 book Social Learning Theory , he wrote: “Learning would be exceedingly laborious, not to mention hazardous, if people had to rely solely on the effects of their own actions to inform them what to do. Fortunately, most human behavior is learned observationally through modeling: from observing others, one forms an idea of how new behaviors are performed, and on later occasions this coded information serves as a guide for action.”

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Great Leaders Move Fast

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When team members are well informed, they can execute faster. Homepage Top Story - Right Column Leadership Development leader effectiveness performanceTags: leader effectiveness , performance The post Great Leaders Move Fast appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. There is a saying, “It takes two to tango.” Quality needs to exist to a certain level.

A Case For Informal Learning

CLO Magazine

Informal learning has answers to some of the most pressing educational challenges organizations face. In his 1977 book Social Learning Theory , he wrote: “Learning would be exceedingly laborious, not to mention hazardous, if people had to rely solely on the effects of their own actions to inform them what to do. Fortunately, most human behavior is learned observationally through modeling: from observing others, one forms an idea of how new behaviors are performed, and on later occasions this coded information serves as a guide for action.”

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Building a Performance Ecosystem

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By combining the power of the human brain with technology in a way that facilitates work, collaboration and communication, leaders can turn learning into multifaceted performance support. Former Thomson Reuters CLO Charles Jennings highlights the 70:20:10 framework for thinking about organizational learning: 10 percent of what we need to know to do our jobs comes from courses, 20 percent from mentoring or coaching, and 70 percent is learned on the job through independent initiative. The performance ecosystem is a suite of resources aligned for the individual.

On the brink with mobile– what learning executives say

Allison Rossett

Performance support and mobile devices only rarely appeared in the organizational playbook they described. As we look at more recent data, we find an uptick for performance support, in general, but not yet for mobile delivery. Comcast CLO Martha Soehren put it this way. Wolff describes mobile as “another tool in the toolbox,” enabling them to deliver formal and informal learning to PWC people. ” Their view of what mobile can deliver includes both  learning and performance support. Ode to mobile performance support–  [link].

Adults are Anxious about Technology

CLO Magazine

While 36 percent of adult learners said they want to advance in their current company, only 14 percent report getting any information on how to do so from their employer. The study’s results suggest a vivid opportunity for learning leaders to leverage their corporate learning strategy to drive business performance, and in the process help employees improve their lives.

CFOs Say L&D is Critical to Career Success

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The world is changing quickly and constantly, and it’s vital to stay informed of the latest trends and sought-after skills in your industry.”. Commentary & Opinion Homepage Commentary & Opinion Performance Management Uncategorized adaptability interpersonal skills learningBravetta Hassell is a Chief Learning Officer associate editor. Comment below or email editor@CLOmedia.com.

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Could Your Culture Benefit from Co-Creation?

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Co-creating organizational culture can reinvigorate organizations by fully engaging employees, improving performance and increasing productivity. Therefore, the exercise facilitates individuals’ identification, evaluation, and their efforts to make meaning of critical life events that produce insights, reconstruct professional values, and inform future actions. Why is this important?

Employees Demand Training Over Other Learning Opportunities

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How could this information prove useful to an employer? Performance Management development learning trainingTags: development , learning , training The post Employees Demand Training Over Other Learning Opportunities appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. The solution begins with ensuring employee job satisfaction. But how can employers create job satisfaction?

How to Develop a Lean Managerial Mindset

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The salesperson scribbles down their information on a scrap piece of paper then returns to the office expecting to have the exchange seamlessly processed. The problem is the people responsible for processing the information can’t decipher the salesperson’s notes, or they don’t have all the information needed to place the order. Most companies would benefit from lean thinking.

Improve Leader-Employee Communication, Improve Business

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This high-intensity work culture has increasingly become a way of life in business, whether it’s a startup company infused with investor cash to grow, perform and yield results fast, or a publicly traded company that has to perform as well as respond to disruption and fast-changing market needs. Performance Management communication goals outcomes productivity strategy

Instructional Design: Something Old, Something New

Allison Rossett

harkened back to these findings after reading Xyleme CLO Jeffrey Katzman’s provocative  blog posting about new instructional design. He encourages instructional designers to relinquish control and cease reliance on “a process of extracting and interpreting information from the SME… ”  Katzman continues, “The expertise is out in the field …   In some cases the learner is the teacher, and teacher a learner.” If doubts and fears cause lame entries, training alone won’t improve performance. Many call it informal. Realistic?

Instructional Design: Something Old, Something New

Allison Rossett

harkened back to these findings after reading Xyleme CLO Jeffrey Katzman’s provocative  blog posting about new instructional design. He encourages instructional designers to relinquish control and cease reliance on “a process of extracting and interpreting information from the SME… ”  Katzman continues, “The expertise is out in the field …   In some cases the learner is the teacher, and teacher a learner.” If doubts and fears cause lame entries, training alone won’t improve performance. Many call it informal. Realistic?

Silence is Good for Your Brain

CLO Magazine

Our brains don’t shut down or slow down when we stop receiving auditory information. “In the absence of sound, the brain produces internal representations of sound,” neurology of sound expert Robert Zatorre told Gross. That’s not the case with a lot of noise, shown to impair kids’ ability to learn and adults’ ability to perform at work. regret not giving myself this joy sooner.

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Hey Managers: It’s OK Not To Be Liked

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We see a whole range of direct benefits if we get the manager-employee relationship right: acceptance of change; acceptance of performance feedback; increased performance; increased satisfaction; greater innovation; and higher productivity. How do I have a performance conversation with someone I view as a friend? The main reason people leave a company is because of their boss.

Learning & Skills Survey: 87% More eLearning & Mobile Learning; 73% Less 2-3 Day Classroom Training

Upside Learning

The Centre for Performance Development has released the results of their Learning & Skills 2011 survey – which was held both at the event and online. Informal Learning. This CLO survey says Classroom Training is Still King and the proportion of use is growing; yet most respondents in US are also looking to do more technology assisted learning. Scientific isn’t it! SUBJECT.

Should You Still Run Learning Like a Business?

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They might not deliver more courses or reach more employees, but they will certainly make more of a difference in their organization’s performance. So, plan based on what you know, and refine as you get better information. appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. Running learning like a business simply means applying business discipline to the learning field.