Managing to Learn, Learning to Manage in the Knowledge Economy

The Performance Improvement Blog

In our new book, MINDS AT WORK: Managing for Success in The Knowledge Economy , David Grebow and I lay the foundation for companies to compete in the 21st century knowledge economy by focusing on the incredible potential of empowering and enabling people’s minds. In the knowledge economy, we are working with our mind to produce work, to transform data into information and then into useful knowledge. . Harness the power of employees’ minds!

Looking for Effective Employee Training Strategies? Read This Now!

ProProfs

It is how employers sharpen the skills of their workforce so that the latter can fulfill their defined roles and responsibilities. Adopt the following time-tested ways to train employees to improve their learning curve and achieve the desired business results. A collaborative learning environment where new employees can pick up hands-on work skills is always essential for any successful corporate training.

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21C Workplace Skills and L&D

ID Reflections

Going through my blog-roll, I read two related posts – Four Basic Skills for 2020 by Harold Jarche and Technology Changes Everything by Jane Hart. Harold’s post also pointed to a report called Future Work Skills 2020 published by the Institute for the Future for the University of Phoenix Research Institute. The report talks about the key drivers of change as well as the skills needed to ride the wave of these disruptive shifts. You Think We Have Skills Shortages Now?

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What to Look for In Online Manufacturing Training Courses

Convergence Training

If you’re looking to add some online manufacturing training at work, you’re going to need to take a few things into account. If you’re going to buy instructional materials, you want them to work. You may need to teach things like computer usage and digital skills.

Learning Power Laws

Tony Karrer

" – I cite this in Work Skills Keeping Up? and Adoption of Web 2.0 This has big impact on us as it forces us to think about being in the flow of where the work and learning will occur. This is important for things like Social Software Adoption.

Tool Set 2009

Tony Karrer

I thought I'd kick off this year by posting a series of posts on topics related to tools and methods for work and learning. What are the most important methods to adopt in addition to the tools? Setting up a SharePoint for a community or work team is very different from teaching them about Personal Learning. In fact, the lack of attention to this topic was the reason I founded Work Literacy in June of 2008. Assess your adoption as you go.

Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008

Tony Karrer

While large scale adoption will be slow, specific solutions aimed at particular audience needs will be more common. This will increase adoption of Web 2.0 While the iPhone and other mobile devices continue to proliferate and while the amount of web access via mobile devices will continue to grow rapidly (now approaching 20%), mobile learning solutions will continue to find adoption in scattered, specific examples.

Remote Collaboration

Tony Karrer

My primary interest here are the methods and tools that allow us to work better as part of remote work teams. In other words - How do we collaborate together in remote work teams to be as effective or even more effective than a team that works down the hall?

Learned about Learning in 2009

Tony Karrer

It’s always fun at the end of the year to go back and take a look at what you’ve been working on, what you’ve learned during the year. In June 2008, Work Literacy Launched. I’m convinced that we are all struggling to have our Work Skills Keep Up. When I look at my particular skills, methods and tools for 2009 and compare them to 2008, I would say that it’s mostly a question of degree of use and certainly my use of Twitter has grown. Work Event?

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100 Conversation Topics

Tony Karrer

If you aren't willing to start a blog, then send it to me via email, let me know if it can be public, and if so, I can see if it would work for me to post it somewhere. And please follow the specific instructions above (about links and categories) to make sure that this works out. Here's how I use Facebook for personal learning How I use Twitter for personal learning How I use Blogging for personal learning Where I believe social media can be adopted by learners in my organization.

Pick of the Month:12 resources from March

Jane Hart

CLOs who embrace this challenge of integrating learning into work face enormous job enrichment. 3 - Net Work Skills , Harold Jarche, 12 March 2012. Spreitzer and Porath broke thriving into two main components: Vitality – the sense of being alive, passionate, and excited; and Learning – gaining new knowledge, skills, and status as an expert. There were lots of great resources made available in March, that I shared on Twitter and in my Pick of the Day.

My Twitter Weekly Links Digest for 2011-07-17

Jane Hart

Future work skills 2020 [link] <it’s what @ hjarche has always said #. Are You Going To Adopt Google+ for Professional Learning/Networking? RT @ tmiket : None of Top 100 places to work block social media on their network [link] <Watch the video! #. bozarthzone: Tool Time: To Each His Own [link] <It’s about what works for you! #. Tweet.

Angela Brown’s Recurring Revenue Niche Membership Site Journey and Success Story

LifterLMS

All the training Angela was used to was training live in a hotel room in front of a bunch of people where she would work with a PowerPoint presentation to help people learn the cleaning and business concepts she was teaching. ” And I didn’t have any WordPress skills.

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Free learning & development webinars for March 2017

Limestone Learning

Whether you’ve hunkered down and worked through the snowy season or escaped to sunnier climes, chances are you’re sensing the change in the air that comes from spring. How to Make It Work! This webcast will share some practices to increase employee engagement and performance by adopting microlearning-based approaches and techniques. Aligning learning to skills and skills to jobs can give you a better picture of the health of your bench and insight into what to do next.