Training Culture vs. Learning Culture

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What’s the difference between a “training culture” and a “ learning culture ”? As the chart shows, in a training culture, responsibility for employee learning resides with instructors and training managers. In a learning culture, everyone is responsible for learning.

Developing a Learning Culture Infographic

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Moving from a Training Culture to a Learning Culture

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I’ve just read an interesting post on Stephen Gill’s blog about how PwC Canada is striving for a Learning Culture.

Meaningful, Engaging, Workplace Culture

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The culture-change bandwagon keeps rolling. For example, in 2015, TCC will donate 100,000 school-supplies filled backpacks to disadvantaged students in schools across the country. Human Resource Development Leadership Learning Culture Organization Culture Organizational Learning

Learning to Change Culture

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The culture-change bandwagon appears to be off and running at a fast pace. Zappos , the billion dollar online retail shoe company has implemented “ Holacracy ”, an anti-bureaucracy culture that eliminates managers and shifts responsibility for leadership and results to every employee.

Imagine a Learning Culture

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Hiring for a Learning Culture

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One of the keys to creating and sustaining a learning culture is hiring people who are continuous learners and who help others learn continuously. Edgar Wilson, in a post on e.Mile , writes that a “healthy” learning culture has four features: . How do you hire for a learning culture?

Which came first: Agile or Culture?

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We get asked the proverbial chicken and egg question a lot: which came first our LLAMA (Lot Like Agile Management Approach) project management or our communicative, accommodating culture? In other words, Agile is embedded in the culture.

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16 Signs of a Learning Culture

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How do you know your organization has a learning culture ? While a learning culture is an environment that’s always being developed, certain signs indicate that you are making progress. In a learning culture…. Like road signs that tell you if you are on the right highway, these sixteen signs of a learning culture tell you if your organization is headed in the right direction. What will you see people doing? How will people be learning?

Your Learning Culture is Killing Your Company

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Learning culture. Even back then, the number one factor was “the strength of the organization’s learning culture.” Today, as the training world is adapting to these changes, having a strong learning culture is even more important for companies’ success.

Colleges Need a Learning Culture

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In a chapter I wrote for this book, I argue that the future success of colleges and universities must come from creating a learning culture. All of this will require breaching the barriers of academic tradition and creating a new organizational culture. .

ATD TechKnowledge 2015 – #ATDTK

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For the past few years, we have attended the ATD TechKnowledge Conference, and 2015, was no different. “Most Personable Booth” for the 2nd year in a row at # ATDTK 2015. The post ATD TechKnowledge 2015 – #ATDTK appeared first on eLearning Brothers.

2015 - Year of the Learning Culture

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The theme that cuts across most of my blog posts from last year is creating and sustaining a learning culture in organizations. As a way of review, I’ve selected five blog posts about a learning culture from 2015 that have the most interest for readers.

KnowledgeStar: The App for a Learning Culture

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As a proponent of a learning culture in organizations, I’m always on the lookout for methods and products that contribute to creating and sustaining that kind of culture. Learning Culture Organization Culture Organizational Learning Training David Grebow

PwC Canada Strives for a Learning Culture

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If you’re looking for examples of companies that are striving to create and sustain a learning culture, PwC ( PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP) of Canada should be on your list. I recently had the pleasure of speaking about the importance of a learning culture to the Edmonton meeting of The Conference Board of Canada’s Council for Learning and Leadership Development. All good practices of a learning culture.

Top 10 Questions to Evaluate a Learning Culture

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In a discussion started by Camilla Keen on LinkedIn, she asks, “In order to find out and evaluate if a company has an effective learning culture, what would be your top ten questions?” These are my top ten but not my only questions for a company that wants to evaluate its learning culture.

Reasons Why You Need to Create a Learning Culture

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I have argued in previous blog posts that organizations need a learning culture because training is not sufficient to develop the necessary competencies of 21rst century workers.

Developing an Organization-wide Culture of Learning – Some Tactics

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The benefits of a strong learning culture are many. Even with the best learning infrastructure, innovative learning design and engaging content, if there is a marked lack of enthusiasm then the problem might lie in the culture of your organization.

Trends in Technology-aided Learning: 2015 and Beyond

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Technology-aided learning is now a huge and booming industry, with an estimated market value of $107 billion in 2015 (Source: Forbes.com). We are all a part of this change – striving together to create a learning culture that is inclusive and helps achieve work excellence.

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Reprise: How to Create a Learning Culture in Organizations

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Several excellent blog posts have recently come to my attention that, when combined, provide a how-to for creating a learning culture in organizations. A learning culture needs every manager encouraging, facilitating, and holding people accountable for learning.

Looking Back On 2015

Nick Leffler

This is my obligatory end of the year post reflecting on my year in 2015. I started to touch on the learning culture/training culture differences in this article and just recently I wrote a more in-depth post on that topic.

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5 Ways a Strong Learning Culture Provides ROI

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The post 5 Ways a Strong Learning Culture Provides ROI appeared first on. eLearning Training & Development Uncategorized corporate learning ROI ROI of corporate training ROI of learning culture the right learning cultureFor many companies, investing in training and training resources tends toward two extremes. On one extreme, companies lean towards mediocrity: just enough training to say it got done, with as little money spent as possible.

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Does Your Organization Need a Learning Culture?

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If this post describes your organization, you need to make the transition to a learning culture. You have a multi-generational and diverse workforce that requires a learning culture.

How to Create a Learning Culture in Start-Ups and Small Businesses

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How We Built a Workplace People Love , explains what small companies and departments in large organizations can do to create a learning culture. Their culture would not change until they dismantled this reward system. Collaboration will not occur in this culture.

Learning Culture: A Workplace Environment for Success (Part One)

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Then I describe what must change if your answer is “yes” to any of these questions: you need to develop an organizational culture that supports continuous learning by everyone from the CEO to the hourly employee.

Becoming a Social Business – Beyond Culture Change

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The usual culprits are the hapless organizational culture closely followed by hierarchy and leadership lethargy. We have become accustomed to blaming the culture of an organization for the failure of any initiative, and more so when the change calls for redefining and re-imagining how people work and interact. No matter how hard we try to change the culture – and I do believe that leaders and managers are trying – the discourse we use lets us down.

Design Thinking Culture Change in IBM

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The need for creating and sustaining a learning culture in organizations is critical given the rise of digital technology, the rapid pace of change, the complexities of globalization, and the growing development demands of a diverse workforce.

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BECOMING A SOCIAL BUSINESS – BEYOND CULTURE CHANGE

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Training Culture vs Learning Culture – A Mind Shift

Nick Leffler

Lastly, I’ve thought a lot about the difference between a training culture and a learning culture. — Nick Leffler (@nick_leffler) November 3, 2015. The goal of many (should be all) organization is to have a learning culture where employees seek learning and improving themselves on their own. A learning culture comes from a wider organization though, never from a single department. A training culture is and that's what L+D does.

eLearning for Culture Change

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I’m currently working on an eLearning module intended to support an organizational culture change initiative. The goal of the cultural shift is for employees to respond to certain types of situations in a particular way. Many eLearning modules designed to support a culture shift end up largely informational and philosophical. How will the work environment look and feel different as a result of the culture change? By Shelley A. Gable.

SCORM and xAPI LMS in a Learning Culture

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However, I have had my doubts about the value of an LMS for enhancing learning and contributing to a learning culture. These are behaviors of a learning culture. Without a learning culture, I’m skeptical that any LMS (SCORM or xAPI) can enhance learning and improve performance.

Creating a Learning Culture in Highly Regulated Industries

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During the first session of a workshop I facilitate for ATD, one of the participants asked, “What does a learning culture look like in an electrical power generation plant, where most of the training is for the purpose of meeting industry regulations?” Moving from a training culture to a learning culture in highly regulated industries is not only desirable but critical for the efficiency, success, and safety of workers, customers, and business partners.

Top 10 Global Human Capital Trends for 2015 | Part 1

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Deloitte University Press has released their Guide to Global Human Capital Trends for 2015. This year, “softer” areas such as culture and engagement are becoming more prevalent priorities, involving revamping entire strategy to adhere to new needs.

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Tips for Developing a Learning Culture

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Most organizations understand the inherent benefits of a robust learning program (both live training and elearning) , but they don’t always know how to create a culture that is conducive to such programs. So how do you create a culture for collaborative learning?

10 Benefits of a True Learning Culture

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Changing the “culture” of any organization is a real challenge. The post 10 Benefits of a True Learning Culture appeared first on. eLearning Learning Strategy Training & Development Training & Education Training and Development true company learning cultureIt’s all too easy to focus instead on day-to-day tactical issues (How do we make this meeting shorter? What’s a better email program? How can we take steps out of our workflow?)