Organizational Learning Tools

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What are the tools of organizational learning? As I’ve stated in a previous blog post , a high performing organization needs a comprehensive approach to learning and a set of tools to facilitate learning. Chart of the learning process in organizations.

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.

Becoming a Learning Culture: Competing in an Age of Disruption

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Any company, faced with these kinds of disruptive forces must keep learning. The only thing holding companies back from learning at the speed of change is their organizational culture which, for many, is a barrier to learning. Learning is just-in-time, on-demand.

Key Elements of a Learning Culture

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A “learning culture” is a community of workers continuously and collectively seeking performance improvement through new knowledge, new skills, and new applications of knowledge and skills to achieve the goals of the organization. Ask them for their thoughts about learning methods.

No Time to Learn

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One of the concerns that worry training and learning professionals most about leading culture change in their organizations is that managers will say that they don’t have time to facilitate and support employee development. These managers don’t value learning.

Aligning Employee Learning with the Organization

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Improving employee learning and performance in organizations today means systems change. and the quality of the learning interventions (formal training, coaching, mentoring, self-directed study, action learning, etc.). Create a context for learning.

Reprise: Learning to Compete

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The rate at which an organization learns may be the only sustainable competitive advantage. If you are learning more rapidly than the competition, you can get ahead and stay ahead. Learning all the time” means making learning part of the culture of an organization.

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Leaders Learning about Learning

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I explained the limitations of formal training and the need for taking an organizational learning perspective. I argued that in order for any kind of learning intervention (training, coaching, mentoring, action learning, etc.)

Learning All the Time

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Bernie Donkerbrook, EQMentor, wrote this response to my post : “ Learning all the time ” means making learning part of the culture of an organization. That learning is valued and expected at all levels of the organization. Action-learning permeates all team activity. .

6 Steps To Creating Learning Ecosystems (And Why You Should Bother)

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70:20:10 has shone a spotlight on the limits of formal learning. In contrast, social and experiential learning continue to be veritable goldmines of productivity, placing learners at the centre of their story and demanding a major shift from Learning & Development professionals.

Reprise: Learning to Compete

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The rate at which an organization learns may be the only sustainable competitive advantage. If you are learning more rapidly than the competition, you can get ahead and stay ahead. Learning all the time” means making learning part of the culture of an organization.

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Learning to Compete

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The rate at which an organization learns may be the only sustainable competitive advantage. If you are learning more rapidly than the competition, you can get ahead and stay ahead. Learning all the time” means making learning part of the culture of an organization.

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Are Managers Too Busy to Learn?

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One of the barriers to creating and sustaining a learning culture in organizations is the no-time myth. Kieran suggests that if managers were less task-focused and ran better meetings, they would have more time and, therefore, would be more likely to attend learning events.

50 Ways to Lever Learning

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In a learning culture , formal training is just one of many methods used to facilitate employee learning. Instructor-centered class (fact to face) – traditional classroom in which instructor controls the content and learning process. (My apologies to Paul Simon.).

Industry Report: Too Much Training; Not Enough Learning

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Instructor-led classroom only” is still reported to be the primary method of employee learning and development. Organizations might be increasing their investment in “pull” learning through social media, on-the-job training, and action learning.

Manager's Role in Learning and Performance Improvement

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What should be a manager’s role in employee learning? In answering this question, the first thing managers have to understand is that continuous learning is the modus operandi for all high performance organizations. Learning isn’t in addition to a manager’s job; it IS a manager’s job.

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A Manager's View of Employee Learning

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I love the sense of understanding, enthusiasm and acceptance the leadership team conveys here regarding their role in learning. As you might expect, based on my input to a previous blog (3/25, Training Isn’t Learning ), I was delighted to see the emphasis on the necessary role of the manager!

Evidence-Informed Practice

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They are taking adult learning theory and systems thinking, combining that with evidence from program evaluation studies, and using the information to make their own organizations more effective. We identified organizational barriers to learning and how those barriers can be overcome.

Partnering With the C-Suite

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Successful chief learning officers understand that business longevity is defined by an ability to innovate and adapt. They know that unless organizations can learn faster than the competition — and faster than the rate of change — they are destined to take a back seat in the marketplace. If the investment can be better spent in another area with more impact, then learning should gladly offer up the budget.

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