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Business-aligned strategies for Leadership Development: An Interview with Dr. Yvonne Catino, VP, Leadership and OD, Infopro Learning

Infopro Learning

The bedrock for sustainability of training is strategic planning and a clear focus on outcome”. Empowering leaders is the key for organizational success in the cut-throat competitive business environment of today. How can we sustain our Leadership Development endeavors?”

Does Lateral Leadership Really Work in Business?

KnowledgeCity

Leadership can mean a number of different things to different people. Using principles of lateral leadership is one way to remain flexible and dynamic in your approach to management. What Is Lateral Leadership? Why Has Lateral Leadership Become a Business Buzzword?

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Agile innovation in the face of COVID-19

CLO Magazine

Agile innovation, the profitable application of creativity, aims to design breakthrough solutions that optimize efficiency, improve market position through new product development or result in new enterprise structures. The first challenge is team silos. What is the timeline?

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Search for the Agile Learner

The Performance Improvement Blog

Modern organizations need agile learners. Given the pace of change due to technology, globalization, workforce diversity, and hyper-competition, people need to continually acquire and apply new knowledge, skills, and values at a rate unheard of in previous eras. As we explain in our new book, Minds at Work: Managing for Success in the Knowledge Economy , simple and routine jobs are being replaced by automation and robots. They write that agile learners….

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

12 Ways to Get the Most. this ebook to help you cut through the. We know that the plethora of options out there. can make the process of choosing an authoring. what you need and make the decision easier. the latest Performance Management Maturity Model.

Agile by fire: how the tech industry is transforming learning

CLO Magazine

When it comes to the fourth industrial revolution, machine learning and artificial intelligence are at the center of the universe. It is “agility by fire” — the ability to move quickly but not easily, and still excel. The No. It’s the perfect storm.

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3 Crucial steps in ensuring business agility

Matrix

Well established organizations pride themselves with how long they have existed and many even put their starting year on their logo – the fact that they have been around for a long time is supposed to be a quality guarantee. Durability, however, might sometime prove to be a hurdle when it comes to agility. 3 Steps in ensuring business agility. These slow companies also got a poor organizational health score so here is what they should be doing: Set up diverse leadership.

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Diversity & Inclusion – 5 Steps For Building An Inclusive Workplace

Hurix Digital

Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) represent two of the most essential factors in creating and maintaining a workplace that’s completely safe, productive and welcoming for all. Also Read: How to Deliver POSH Training Effectively. Steps to Create a Diverse & Inclusive Culture.

Are You Developing Global Leaders?

CLO Magazine

To remain competitive in a global economy, organizations must determine the best way to position their business and people for success; that requires strong global leadership. Whether the organization is large or small, all companies are affected by global events and need leaders savvy in both business and cultural affairs. Today’s leaders — and tomorrow’s — have to be capable of understanding the world and navigating its complexities.

How to Develop Leadership Competencies in Your Millennials

Avilar

In 2016, Millennials surpassed the previous generation (Generation X) to become the largest generation in the U.S. What leadership competencies do Millennial managers need to develop to effectively lead our next-generation workforces? Who Are the Millennials?

DEI training in historic times: Lessons learned and the path ahead

CLO Magazine

2020 was a double-whammy year for diversity, equity and inclusion training: First, there was the forced shift away from in-person to digital learning methods caused by the pandemic, followed by a heated spotlight on DEI issues due to broader social awareness of current events. .

Why Creating a Diverse & Inclusive Workforce Builds More Than Good Rapport

Chronus

The phrase diversity and inclusion has been thrown around a lot in recent years. Will you be harnessed for the advantages your left handed-ness comes with? Or kept on the bench because they’re unsure how to train you or handle your skillset? Diversity is having different handed players on one team. Inclusion is making sure all players are utilized on the field. This diversity makes the team more creative, competitive and innovative.

Interview with Franck Gaillard, Global Learning Director, Alstom University

Learning Wire

Digital Learning Supports Corporate Values at Alstom. In January 2020, the entire staff of Alstom came together for the launch of its corporate values training project called AIR (Agile, Inclusive, Responsible). . It must be Agile, Inclusive, and Responsible.

Women and Diversity in the Workplace: Do Your Inclusivity Initiatives Measure Up?

CLO Magazine

“We don’t just have one identity — our identities are made up of many things, both physically and culturally, and the intersections matter.” — Elise Birkhofer, global lead for Google’s largest employee resource group. Companies across the globe are striving to increase their support of women as a group. The benefits of diversity in the workplace are clear. A “check-the-box” approach to D&I may leave important multicultural issues unaddressed.

Agile Leaders: Born or Bred?

CLO Magazine

Leaders who can thrive in any business environment share one important trait: agility. Consider the following two very different scenarios. The first involves a manager in charge of the logistics operations for a company where the supply chain is in disarray. The second scenario involves a marketing executive in an emerging market whose product launch isn’t going according to plan. Mental agility. People agility. Change agility.

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L&D, as global as possible, as local as necessary – finding beauty in the balance

Learning Wire

Over the last few years Jan Rijken, Learning Director at Wiley Crossknowledge and Visiting Professor at IE Business School, has published a series of articles looking at topics that are fundamental to any L&D department. Efficiency – cost saving at global level.

The inclusive human-centered leader

CLO Magazine

Inclusive leadership seems to be a mantra these days given everything going on in the world. Heidrick & Struggles’ research reveals that the most inclusive leaders value individuality, create a sense of belonging and build deep purpose and engagement in the organization.

The inclusive human-centred leader

CLO Magazine

Inclusive leadership seems to be a mantra these days given everything going on in the world. Heidrick & Struggles’ research reveals that the most inclusive leaders value individuality, create a sense of belonging and build deep purpose and engagement in the organization.

Establishing a Global Career: Mentors Share Their Insights

Everwise

In a recent Ask Me Anything, we highlighted Everwise mentors with expertise in global project management and cross-functional work with teams around the world. Thanks to the following experts for providing their insights into the challenges the community brought to the conversation: Tangy Morgan , Senior Advisor, Bank of England. Lisa Foulger , Founder, Lisa Foulger Leadership Solutions. The Path to International Business.

This Is What I Believe About Learning in Organizations

The Performance Improvement Blog

The nature of work is changing. People are no longer being judged on the basis of how hard they work or how much they produce. Work is no longer about simply doing a job; it’s about becoming adapting to new jobs, new technology, new ways of working with others, and anticipating the unanticipated. Now tasks done by humans are being enhanced by the Internet, providing the collective knowledge of the world at their fingertips. Training Is Not Learning.

MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC

Learnnovators

@ ignatia (Inge de Waard) describes MOOCs thus in her Master’s Thesis: “MOOC is above all referring to a pedagogical model with independent learners, access to information, opportunity to create emerging, spontaneous, yet not directed learning communities, etcetera. As such the term MOOC can be seen as a new educational term. ” ~ Analyzing the Impact of Mobile Access on Learner Interaction in a MOOC. These are: (MSL 1): Encompassing formal and informal learning.

What Do Today’s Workforce Trends Mean for Business, Leadership?

CLO Magazine

In Sodexo’s 2017 “Global Workplace Trends ” report, the company’s Quality of Life Services division explored 10 topics that are shaping how companies work. The need for business agility, the use of design thinking principles, the rise of millennial workers, the growing use of robotics and automation in the workplace and the impact of migration on companies are among the trends discussed. “We

Begin Leadership Development on Day One

CLO Magazine

Leadership development isn’t just for high potentials. In formalized leadership development, an emerging trend is to get them while they’re young. A recent survey by the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) found that 40 percent of global business leaders think formalized leadership development should start between ages 11 and 17. The skills that future leaders will need are also evolving at a rapid pace.

Workplace Learning in a World “Beyond Automation”

Learnnovators

I just finished reading an HBR article by Thomas Davenport and Julia Kirby called Beyond Automation , which is the trigger for this post. With automation, AI and robots looming over the job scene, there seems to be a constant fear of humans losing out to computers and technology. It’s akin to one of our childhood sci-fi movies finally becoming a reality – the machines are taking over. The digital disruptors in the shape of Robots, Big Data and Sensors are here.

6 competencies leaders need to develop right now

CLO Magazine

As we all know, right now, years are happening in weeks: The pandemic has accelerated the shift away from physical stores to digital shopping by about five years. In March, the number of Americans working from home accelerated by a decade in two weeks. Agile execution.

MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 2: DESIGNING A MOOC

Learnnovators

@ ignatia (Inge de Waard) describes MOOCs thus in her Master’s Thesis: “MOOC is above all referring to a pedagogical model with independent learners, access to information, opportunity to create emerging, spontaneous, yet not directed learning communities, etcetera. As such the term MOOC can be seen as a new educational term. ” ~ Analyzing the Impact of Mobile Access on Learner Interaction in a MOOC. These are: (MSL 1): Encompassing formal and informal learning.

eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

Clayton Wright just sent me his incredible annual list of eLearning Conferences. link] December 2, 2009 Security and Defence Learning : International Forum on Technology Assisted Learning and Training for Defence, Security and Emergency Services, 5 th , Hotel InterContinental Berlin, Berlin, Germany. link] December 2-4, 2009 Online Educa Berlin International Conference on Technology Supported Learning and Training, 15 th , Hotel InterContinental, Berlin, Germany.

Free L&D webinars for February 2021

Limestone Learning

February may be short, but all the better to get us into spring. This little month packs a whirlwind of free webinars to keep your motivation up — that is, if you have the time to tune in. Employees get to learn and grow, which boosts their morale.

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The Top Six Things Organizations Must Do to Enable Emergent Learning

Learnnovators

What is common across the learning modes and methods mentioned? Social learning via an enterprise collaboration platform. Mobile enabled learning accessible anytime, anywhere, on any device of the user’s choice. MOOCs which straddle the line between social learning and e-learning with learner communities. While an organization can facilitate these, the onus lies with the users/learners. But first, WHAT IS EMERGENT LEARNING?

Free learning & development webinars for April 2021

Limestone Learning

Here we are in the throes of tax season, waiting with bated breath for vaccine news, recovering from housefuls of kids over spring break — and trying to cram a full work week in before the Easter Bunny comes. Is capability the same as competency? Who writes the test questions?

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“Digital Mindset”: What Is It All About?

Learnnovators

“Digital mindset” seems to have become another buzzword–rather buzz-phrase to be grammatically precise–whenever the conversation (online or offline) veers toward social business, social learning, collaboration, and other 21st Century phenomenon in general. It’s a spectrum, and we need to move along the spectrum to make the best of the world we are in. For those who missed it, here’s the compiled chat in Storify.

Connected learning

Ed App

One of the top advantages of the internet is the wealth of global, social and digital media available in local locations. This advantage drives connected learning. What exactly is connected learning? Connected learning theory.

Diamonds in the Rough

CLO Magazine

The need for leaders at all levels in organizations continues to grow as the business ecosystem becomes more complex and competitive due in part to globalization, emerging technologies and an acceleration in the speed of disruption. So it’s not surprising that a 2014 Deloitte University Press survey of global organizations revealed that 86 percent of participating companies said having more effective leaders at all levels was their No.

Demystifying Working Out Loud

Learnnovators

“ When people leverage collaboration platforms to contribute and to build relationships, that appeals to their intrinsic motivators of autonomy, mastery, and relatedness. ” ~ Working Out Loud: Better for You; Better for the Firm. Working out loud has been steadily gaining popularity and has become a topic of conversation on many forums including the Facebook community of the same name. Dion Hinchcliffe in “ What Are the Required Skills for Today’s Digital Workforce?

Reasons Why You Need to Create a Corporate Learning Culture

Your Training Edge

The world of work and business is always in flux. The rate is fast-paced and it takes a forward-looking and long-sighted mentality to stay afloat and abreast of the changes that occur daily. For employers to reduce their overall cost of running their organization they must encourage a learning culture in their organization. This is especially important if your staff has an online writing job. Workers soon become disenchanted with the job.

New Corporate Structure for New Economy

The Performance Improvement Blog

Globalization, technology, competition, and a multi-generational and diverse workforce are causing companies to either build a different structure from the start (e.g., Zappos) from a traditional structure to something more effective for the new economy. In his 2016 book, The Vanishing American Corporation , Gerald Davis says “…the number of publicly traded companies in the United States declined by half between 1997 and 2012.”

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Using Your Head and Your Heart

The Performance Improvement Blog

Tom Friedman , in his recent New York Times column titled From Hands to Heads to Hearts , advises us that “the relentless march of technology” is making human-to-human connection in our work more important than ever. Quoting Dov Seidman , Friedman writes: Economies get labeled according to the predominant way people create value, pointed out Seidman, also author of the book “ How: Why How We Do Anything Means Everything.” The knowledge economy was about hired heads.

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