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Force Field Analysis of Organizational Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

learning) and the factors that block people from achieving that change. The table below lists forces that commonly drive learning in organizations and the factors that block learning in organizations. Lack of Leadership Support. Work vs. Learning. Need for Agility. Not Role of Managers. What are the factors that drive and block learning in your organization?

LearnTrends: Reinventing Organizational Learning

Experiencing eLearning

These are my live blogged notes from Jay Cross & Clark Quinn’s LearnTrends session on Reinventing Organizational Learning. Article they wrote for CLO mag: “Become a Chief Meta-Learning Officer&#. Need to be more agile & change. If you don’t know the solution & need to network/collaborate to find it, that’s learning. Clark: “we’re the people who’ve retained our love of learning despite our education&#.

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Uberizing Organizational Learning – Thinking Beyond Courses

ID Reflections

We have to think agile, instant, accessible, contextual, micro-sized, real time… We need to uberize organizational learning. Uberization ” has taken off as the new term that according to me has come to stand for – disruption, innovation, lean operating model, harnessing of the affordances of the sharing economy, and a hyper-connected world driven by imagination and creativity where everything is a mobile-click away – including learning. Learning is no exception.

Manager's Role in Learning and Performance Improvement

The Performance Improvement Blog

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. Individual, team, and enterprise performance can’t improve without learning. Learning isn’t in addition to a manager’s job; it IS a manager’s job. An engineer in a prototype department of a manufacturer learns how to operate a 3D printer.

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What is the Role of an Outsourced Learning Administrative Provider?

Infopro Learning

The world of learning and development has significantly changed over the last year. The pandemic has brought light to the power of business agility. There are many learning vendors and solutions to choose from, but one area tends to be overlooked.

This Is What I Believe About Learning in Organizations

The Performance Improvement Blog

This is a future in which workers are smarter, more agile, and more innovative. The Purpose of Business is Learning. But none of this is possible without learning. At its core, any high performing organization is about learning; continually using new information to become smarter, better, and more effective. To survive and thrive today, industries need innovation which is essentially about learning. Training Is Not Learning. Manager’s Role is People.

“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. Technology is playing a transformative role in virtually every domain today– from IT and Telecom to Retail and Manufacturing. Agile and adaptable: Agility here is more than just adapting to change.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 5: Skills Learners Need Today

Learnnovators

I have been writing about MOOCs in the context of workplace learning from different perspectives for some time now. The earlier posts… MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 1: Some Points to Consider. MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC. MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 3: Launching a MOOC. MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 4: Their Role in Corporate Universities.

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. Corporate Learning will be transformed and will take on more importance wrote Josh Bersin in his HR predictions for 2015. There is an urgent need to re-imagine workplace learning for the networked world.

MARGIE MEACHAM – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT MARGIE MEACHAM: Author and Learning Consultant Margie Meacham first became interested in helping people learn when she was a little girl struggling with first grade. It’s an honor to have you here today to discuss the past, present, and future of workplace learning.

Understanding the Role of Training in the Extended Enterprise

Litmos

The question then becomes, what are the implications for learning in the extended enterprise? It was about learning together. This provides a clear roadmap for other organizations and therefore a clear path for Learning & Development (L&D). So, one of the clear implications is sharing learning. For many products and/or services, organizations provide learning about them. And again, this is a role for L&D.

Why Management Needs to Change

The Performance Improvement Blog

Your primary responsibility is to lead people into a 21st-century knowledge economy that supports and sustains learning over everything else. Learning is the critical differentiator in the knowledge economy. How you manage that learning is the new competitive advantage. Of the many factors that contributed to their demise, their slowness or inability to change the way they managed people played a major role.

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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. Corporate Learning will be transformed and will take on more importance wrote Josh Bersin in his HR predictions for 2015. There is an urgent need to re-imagine workplace learning for the networked world.

MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 5: SKILLS LEARNERS NEED TODAY

Learnnovators

I have been writing about MOOCs in the context of workplace learning from different perspectives for some time now. MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 1: Some Points to Consider. MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC. MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 3: Launching a MOOC. MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 4: Their Role in Corporate Universities. A MOOC is an intrinsically participative, collaborative mode of learning.

Hiring for a Learning Culture

The Performance Improvement Blog

One of the keys to creating and sustaining a learning culture is hiring people who are continuous learners and who help others learn continuously. You want people who recognize the learning needs of others and can figure out ways to support their growth as part of the day-to-day work of the organization. Edgar Wilson, in a post on e.Mile , writes that a “healthy” learning culture has four features: . It’s learning ability.

Why Management Needs to Change

The Performance Improvement Blog

Your primary responsibility is to lead people into a 21st-century knowledge economy that supports and sustains learning over everything else. Learning is the critical differentiator in the knowledge economy. How you manage that learning is the new competitive advantage. Of the many factors that contributed to their demise, their slowness or inability to change the way they managed people played a major role.

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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. These are essentially “pull” and collaborative learning modes and cannot be imposed. But first, WHAT IS EMERGENT LEARNING?

Workplace Learning in a World “Beyond Automation”

Learnnovators

The remaining tasks will require individuals who fundamentally think differently about work and learning. The key question we (as L&D/HR) need to think of is how are we going to support workplace learning to build such skills in the workforce? The overarching requirement is to develop workers who think for themselves, who can drive their own learning and are not restrained by the norms and processes of the past.

THE CHANGING FACE OF WORK AND WORKPLACE LEARNING

Learnnovators

On March 1, 2011, IBM announced the IBM SmartCloud framework to support Smarter Planet.” – Wikipedia. The rise of mobile computing in the form smartphones, tablets, and wearable devices accompanied by ubiquitous Internet connection is creating unforeseen change–in how we work, learn, communicate, do business, conduct personal tasks, and myriad other aspects. While Watson and Siri may seem far removed from our task of designing learning programs, the reality is they are not.

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Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D., helps organizations align technology with how we think, work, and learn. He integrates creativity, cognitive science, and technology to lead development of strategic solutions including award-winning online content, educational computer games, and websites, as well as adaptive, mobile, and performance support systems. How do we ensure learning faster than everyone else?

CLARK QUINN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D., helps organizations align technology with how we think, work, and learn. He integrates creativity, cognitive science, and technology to lead development of strategic solutions including award-winning online content, educational computer games, and websites, as well as adaptive, mobile, and performance support systems. How do we ensure learning faster than everyone else?

The Business of Development

CLO Magazine

How does someone who went to college to become a high school math teacher end up leading learning at Nordstrom? Jesse Schlueter, vice president of learning and leadership for Nordstrom, leverages her passion for numbers in her role managing the development of the retail giant’s 72,000 employees. We are learning all the time about our evolving workforce — what matters to them and what helps them do their best work,” Schlueter said. “We Pivoting to Learning.

Thinking Strategically

Clark Quinn

Optimal execution, the result of formal learning, is only the cost of entry, and continual innovation will be the necessary element for organizations to thrive. Organizations have to move faster, be more agile, and adapt more effectively. People are learning on their own more and more. Instead a new role is needed. The first is that courses go from an event model to an approach that better reflects how we actually learn. And that should be L&D’s role.

THE 70:20:10 MODEL – TODAY, TOMORROW & BEYOND

Learnnovators

ABOUT CHARLES JENNINGS (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates): Charles Jennings is a leading thinker, practitioner and consultant in the areas of performance improvement, change management, and learning. From 2002 until the end of 2008, Charles was the Chief Learning Officer for Reuters and Thomson Reuters where he had responsibility for developing the global learning and performance strategy and leading the learning organisation for the firm’s 55,000 workforce.

5 Things to consider when moving towards adaptive L&D

Matrix

An adaptable workforce is paramount in ensuring long-term success and that requires a highly versatile L&D team to support any arising requirements. This makes sense, considering the department has an eminently supportive role in the organization. Measure the learning impact.

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

ID Reflections

On March 1, 2011, IBM announced the IBM SmartCloud framework to support Smarter Planet." - Wikipedia The rise of mobile computing in the form smartphones, tablets, and wearable devices accompanied by ubiquitous Internet connection is creating unforeseen change--in how we work, learn, communicate, do business, conduct personal tasks, and myriad other aspects. While Watson and Siri may seem far removed from our task of designing learning programs, the reality is they are not.

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Learning and the Changing Workplace – Part 2

Tom Spiglanin

In Part 1 of this series I wrote about how, despite a lot of smart people calling for changes in the role of Learning and Development* (L&D) for years, not much has changed. Instead, the changes are propelled by global competitiveness and an ongoing need for organizations to cut expenses while increasing capability and agility. These interactions are typically in short, but frequent, sessions ( Clark Quinn, “Mobile Learning: The Time is Now”, p.

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Workshop: Become a Chief Meta-Learning Officer

Jay Cross

On Tuesday, November 10, Clark Quinn and I will be leading a workshop entitled Be the Future of Organizational Learning: Become a Chief Meta-Learning Officer in San Jose. Organizational pressures are increasing: things move faster, resources decrease, and disruptive changes are more frequent. We hear informal learning is important, but what does that mean concretely? What is a learning organization to do – and how can technology help?

Sydney Savion is the 2020 CLO of the year

CLO Magazine

Each year, the Chief Learning Officer of the Year Award is presented to an individual learning executive who delivers the most exemplary development and guidance, is a strategic business partner and provides essential leadership to the organizational learning and development function.

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What to Look for in a Learning Management System (LMS) for Manufacturing Training

Convergence Training

There’s no one learning management system that’s the best fit for all organizations. In fact, two organizations that are similar in many ways may STILL find their best suited to different learning management systems. Learning Management Systems.

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Facilitating Learning

Clark Quinn

In last night’s #lrnchat on instructional design,there was some discussion of the term ‘learning facilitator’ versus ‘trainer’ (which now I can’t find!?!), It leads me to think about what is learning, and why we are arguing that the new role in the organization will be for learning facilitation, not for ‘instruction’ or ‘training’ How do we learn?

Elevate Your Management Skills: Quick Start Guide to Training Your Employees Yourself

Mindflash

Couple this fact with the additional fact that job candidates typically cite the ability to work with a manager they respect and from whom they can learn as a top factor in making an employment decision. These managers can better support on-the-job performance after the training has been completed. You will help to create an organizational culture of learning. Have Conversations and Kick Off Informal Learning Sessions.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

From Agile to xAPI and everything in between, there are a lot of eLearning terms to get your head around. Active Learning. Active learning is a strategy focused on encouraging learners to actively participate in training. Examples of active learning activities include practical tasks and problem-solving conducted in small groups. It’s a five-phase framework that instructional designers use; a guideline for building effective training and learning support tools.

10 insights for cultivating a happy workforce through learning

Matrix

Companies witness higher productivity, better positioning over the competition, a more agile workforce, and an increased attraction and retention of talent. The role of workplace learning in cultivating a happy workforce. The working world changes fast and the only way to keep up with it is through learning and development. Employees need to learn and develop themselves if they want to have thriving and flourishing careers. “ Happy wife, happy life! ”

The 70:20:10 Model – Today, Tomorrow & Beyond

Learnnovators

ABOUT CHARLES JENNINGS (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates): Charles Jennings is a leading thinker, practitioner and consultant in the areas of performance improvement, change management, and learning. From 2002 until the end of 2008, Charles was the Chief Learning Officer for Reuters and Thomson Reuters where he had responsibility for developing the global learning and performance strategy and leading the learning organisation for the firm’s 55,000 workforce.

Michael Allen – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Michael Allen, the CEO of Allen Interactions, is known for pioneering multimedia learning technologies, interactive instructional paradigms, and rapid-prototyping processes—bringing each forward into leading corporate enterprises. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. How has been your journey (to save the world from boring e-learning) so far?

Beyond the Lab

CLO Magazine

The traditional role of corporate universities has been to develop workforce training in order to give the parent organization a competitive advantage in the marketplace. The role of academic universities has been the advancement of knowledge, which they accomplish by educating students and pursuing research. With the growth of technology, research is being conducted by more companies and practitioners are expanding their role.

50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10 (5)

Jay Cross

Changing the role of managers is a wrenching organizational change. You will not be successful without the support of a senior management sponsor who can open doors to at all levels and help your make your case. For your career, this lead role is high risk/high reward. Dan Pontefract, Head of Learning and Collaboration, TELUS, told us: Leadership is for all, but front-line and middle managers hold the key to the actual development of individual contributors.

MICHAEL ALLEN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Michael Allen, the CEO of Allen Interactions, is known for pioneering multimedia learning technologies, interactive instructional paradigms, and rapid-prototyping processes—bringing each forward into leading corporate enterprises. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. How has been your journey (to save the world from boring e-learning) so far?

Free L&D webinars for July 2019

Limestone Learning

If you could use some ideas, there are plenty of free webinars on everything from learning principles to design tips to career management. Over her career, she’s successfully produced events, created/delivered presentations to groups of 2 to 2000, managed people and projects (local to enterprise), designed/produced and facilitated learning (digital, virtual, live), led a Human Resources department, and coached students, professionals, and entrepreneurs. And what’s Modern Learning?