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Becoming a Learning Culture: Competing in an Age of Disruption

The Performance Improvement Blog

(This article was initially posted on the Hospitality eResources blog on February 7, 2017.). Any company, faced with these kinds of disruptive forces must keep learning. Most companies have a training culture, not a learning culture.

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

The Performance Improvement Blog

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. That model of learning was effective for most of the past century.

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Why Continued Organizational Learning is Critical to your Performance and Culture

WalkMe Training Station

This is the second article in a 3-part series. The first article was “ How ‘Learning Organizations’ Beat Natural Selection” . Traditionally, learning is seen by most organizations simply as an initial orientation process, and then tossed aside.

SCORM and xAPI LMS in a Learning Culture

The Performance Improvement Blog

A learning management system (LMS) is considered to be a necessary tool in most complex organizations today, especially those industries, like nuclear energy, airlines, and healthcare, where monitoring compliance with government-imposed training requirements is essential.

The Unexamined Leadership Program is Not Worth Doing

The Performance Improvement Blog

If you’re not going to evaluate a leadership development program, don’t do the program! End-of-program reactionnaires (aka smile sheets) don’t count as evaluation. Validation that the correct learning solution has been identified and suggestions for programme improvement.

Training Isn't Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

Companies continue to put substantial resources into employee training programs with the hope that these programs will prepare their employees for jobs now and in the future. The problem with AT&T’s approach to change is that training isn’t learning.

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Know the Hidden Curriculum of Work

The Performance Improvement Blog

You won’t find it in company training programs, or in an MBA program, or your professional association’s certification workshops. But this learning is more important for survival and success in the workplace over the long term. .

Manager Engagement in Employee Learning: More Work or More Reward?

The Performance Improvement Blog

I was asked during my recent ASTD Webcast whether there’s data to show that managers, who are more involved in training and learning, ultimately receive more rewards and recognition than those who aren''t. Google has a culture in which people ask questions and learn from the answers.

Aligning Employee Learning with the Organization

The Performance Improvement Blog

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.

Organizations Don't Learn

The Performance Improvement Blog

The culture of most organizations prevents them from learning. What prevents organizations from learning? Francesca Gino and Bradley Staats, in an article for HBR titled Why Organizations Don’t Learn , provide us with some answers.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Her passion is to help organizations become learning organizations through social and collaborative learning.

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50 Ways to Lever Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

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.).

Managers Managing Minds: Their 21rst Century Job

The Performance Improvement Blog

Everywhere brains are learning, sharing information, and providing help to other brains. It also includes what they discover, learn from failure, learn from one another, share, innovate, tell each other, and more. A shrinking Corporate IQ is a function of many forces currently at work: Brains need to learn how to learn — Technology has changed the learning equation. Transferring what you learn is always a problem.

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Laura Overton – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Laura Overton is the Founder and Managing Director of Towards Maturity – a not for profit benchmark practice that provides independent research to help organisations deliver improved performance through learning innovation. What are the completion rates of a typical online learning program?

4 Great tips for developing a learning culture

Matrix

One of the most frequent pieces of advice given to learning & development professionals who seek to make their mark on the organization is that they should lay the ground for building a learning culture. Tips for developing a learning culture.

What's Better: eLearning or Classroom?

The Performance Improvement Blog

Also, using elearning programs makes managers feel like they are staying on the cutting edge of technology. Feeding this appetite for online programs is research that seems to support the notion that online is better than face-to-face, classroom instruction.

The Incredible Power of Design Thinking in Learning Design

Learnnovators

Or is it already being followed as part of the learning design process? What is the significance of design thinking in the context of learning design? What benefits does it offer to learning designers? How could this help transform our learning programs?

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The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

“You don’t program Watson; you work with Watson” Here is a fascinating video on what Watson can do. Here is an article on Medical implants and printable body parts. How do I see workplace learning shaping up five years from now?

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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. But first, WHAT IS EMERGENT LEARNING?

BP, Jurassic Park, and the Law of Unintended Consequences

The Performance Improvement Blog

These hardware and software systems are the guts of financial markets, energy exploration, space exploration, air travel, defense programs and modern production plants.

Emergent Workplaces: Learning In The Networked World

Learnnovators

A recent, very brief conversation with @krishashok triggered a few thoughts related to emergent workplaces and what learning in the networked world will look like. It takes a relational stance in which learning takes place both in relation to others and in relation to learning resources.”

The Changing Nature of Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

One was from the field of architecture and the other was by Harold Jarche on workplace and learning. This trust also promotes individual autonomy and can become a foundation for organizational learning, as knowledge is freely shared. How do we know everyone has learned?

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Organizational Dashboards

The Performance Improvement Blog

Organizational dashboards have become a popular tool for monitoring performance. However, it is the process of creating a dashboard that is the most powerful evaluation and learning experience for an organization.

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.

Re-thinking Learning and Performance from a Business Standpoint

ID Reflections

Yesterday, I wrote a post on Learning vs. Performance – the Dichotomy. It was more of a theoretical exposition on why learning doesn’t necessarily translate into performance, and delved into some of the psychological and behavioral aspects of the same. Why is it that learning and training don’t translate into performance? In today’s post, I have tried to analyze the learning – performance dichotomy from a more practical standpoint. The outcome of the training programs.

Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Bob Little is a writer , commentator and publicist who works globally, specializing in the corporate online learning industry. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. There’s lots to be learned! Cloud-based learning.

Year in Review in Learning - 2018

The Performance Improvement Blog

With the publication of my new book, Minds at Work: Managing for Success in the Knowledge Economy , I have continued to focus my blog posts on a manager’s role in supporting continuous learning for all employees in the workplace. 1) This Is What I Believe About Learning in Organizations.

Bad Management Practices

The Performance Improvement Blog

I’m reminded of Chris Argyris’ and Donald Schon’s “double-loop” learning in which we are asked to challenge the underlying beliefs and assumptions of our actions; not simply improve what we are doing but learn from examining the values implicit in what we are doing. In an article for BusinessWeek titled, “Ten Management Practices to Axe,” Liz Ryan identifies ten popular practices of organizations that they should stop doing. 360-Degree Feedback Programs.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 3: Launching a MOOC

Learnnovators

This is a continuation of my MOOC series and also a post that draws a lot from the #MSLOC430 Community and MOOC (“C” type) that I am participating in — the open section of the graduate course in the Master’s Program in Learning and Organizational Change at Northwestern University. Before I plunge into the heart of my analysis and discussion, I want to share a couple of snippets on Networked Learning from Wikipedia. ( [link] ).

MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 4: Role in Corporate Universities

Learnnovators

Organizations are struggling to keep up with the shifts: in technology that are vastly impacting how people work, in the demography of their workforce which has become culturally diverse, multi-generational, and globally dispersed, in the nature of work that has moved from complicated to complex and emergent, and with the general fragmentation and breakdown of all aspects of the known ways of doing things. Changing Corporate Culture. Enable peer-to-peer collaboration and learning.

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Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Instructional Design and E-Learning Blogs - Experiencing eLearning , July 6, 2010 Back when I wrote my instructional design careers series in 2007, I was only aware of a few blogs by instructional designers. Cross is a champion of informal learning, Web 2.0,

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3 Things That Will Matter to Learning Leaders in 2018

Vitalyst

In the beginning of 2018, many publications’ year-ahead articles included ample predictions about the transformation of organizational learning and development (L&D). The post 3 Things That Will Matter to Learning Leaders in 2018 appeared first on Vitalyst.

Megatrends in MOOCs: #2 Facilitating Learning Organizations

Your Training Edge

The Internet has had profound impacts on education and training—not just on the practical aspects of how it is done, but on something much more fundamental: it has changed our core conceptions of what it means to teach and to learn. When you can learn anytime, not just from 6 to 8 p.m.

Will the App Become the New Classroom?

Performance Learning Productivity

(this article first appeared in the Spring 2016 Edition of Training Industry Quarterly) Classroom education emerged in a world of information paucity. Rote learning was the way to get ahead.

The Changing Nature of Workplace Learning

ID Reflections

One was from the field of architecture and the other was by Harold Jarche on workplace and learning. This trust also promotes individual autonomy and can become a foundation for organizational learning, as knowledge is freely shared. How do we know everyone has learned?

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