Disruptive Innovation and Organizational Learning

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Disruptive innovation has become a very popular notion about competition and organizational change. Drake Bennett in an article for BusinessWeek titled “The Innovator''s New Clothes: Is Disruption a Failed Model?”

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&#. If you don’t know the solution & need to network/collaborate to find it, that’s learning. Internet Learning Alliance: They were all working independently, decided to work together and practice what they preach.

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Organizational Learning in the Gig Economy

The Simple Shift

According to a 2016 article in Quartz that 94% of net job growth in the past decade was in the alternative work category,’ with over 60% being due to the rise of independent contractors, freelancers and contract company workers. If this shift continues to trend up, more organizations will need to alter their long-held beliefs […]. 702010 #702010 #gigeconomy contract Stowe Boyd Swift Trust

6 Barriers to Organizational Learning

WalkMe Training Station

This is the third and final article in a 3-part series. Yet a setback, or we can even refer to it as failure, are really the major driver of adaptation, or organizational learning itself. Lack of Value for Learning Itself.

The Future of Organizational Learning event

Clark Quinn

At the upcoming DevLearn conference, Jay Cross and I are holding a pre-conference workshop titled: Be the Future of Organizational Learning: Become a Chief Meta-Learning Officer.

Why Continued Organizational Learning is Critical to your Performance and Culture

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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.

Need to Measure Social? Look Down More.

The Simple Shift

According to a recent CLO Magazine article/survey, executives added or supported social tech for 3 very big and very common reasons: increase collaboration (47%), increase engagement (42%) and create a culture of continuous learning (60%). community organizational learning Social Business Social Learning

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Weekly Roundup – Top 5 Articles on Employee Training Strategies

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This week’s round up of the most interesting articles from around the web will deal with employee training strategy, rather than tactical tools for improvement, which is something I focused on quite a bit recently. Design Training to Impact 3 Critical Organizational Dynamics.

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

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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.

70:20:10 For Trainers

Learnnovators

Learning & Development Professional has been running a poll on the following question: Is the 70:20:10 model still relevant today? In LDP’s article The 70:20:10 model – how fair dinkum is it in 2015? –

Active and Passive Learning in Organizations

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Many of the typical methods of learning in the workplace make the learner a passive recipient of knowledge and skills. Jane Hart has provided us with an excellent list of “passive” ways in which people learn in their workplaces.

The World of Employee Training – Monthly Article Roundup

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This month’s roundup of employee training articles include some of the best articles that I have come ever come across. This article, from Business 2 Community, understands the importance of productivity and how happy employees lead to higher productivity.

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Learning to be Great Organizations

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In a previous post , I wrote about the importance of democratizing organizational learning. I argued that organizations need to be continuously learning for the purpose of improving performance and achieving business goals.

The 18 Most Interesting Articles and Interviews in 2015

WalkMe Training Station

These 18 articles and interviews, written by the best employee training, discuss the challenges training managers today face, upon the shifting world of eLearning, and especially the collision of formal and informal learning. Great Interview with Yann LeCun on Deep Learning.

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?

Know the Hidden Curriculum of Work

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But this learning is more important for survival and success in the workplace over the long term. . Nobody trained you to succeed in this hidden work, and you have to learn how to confront its everyday pitfalls. We shouldn’t assume that employees already know how to learn in this way.

Becoming a Learning Culture: Competing in an Age of Disruption

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(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 is just-in-time, on-demand.

Training Isn't Learning

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In an article for the Wall Street Journal titled, “AT&T’s Ambitious Effort to Retrain More than 100,000 Workers,” Rachel King writes: As AT&T Inc. The problem with AT&T’s approach to change is that training isn’t learning.

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Managing Minds in the Workplace While Big Brother is Watching

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An article in The New York Times describes a patent Amazon has for a wristband that…. The follow-on message, therefore, is that your learning and development are not a priority for the company. They will be less likely to take responsibility for their own learning.

Learning How to Learn at Honda Motor

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Honda Motor Companyhas become a good example of a culture that supports organizational learning. In the August 1 issue of strategy+business , in an article titled For Honda, Waigaya Is the Way, Jeffrey Rothfeder describes how Honda has learned to solve problems.

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Older-Worker Learning

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What are we doing to support older-worker learning? They want to learn, too! Times article titled “Disproving Beliefs About the Economy and Aging,” the author, Christopher Farrell, dispels three myths commonly held about older adults: Myth No.

Learn From Success or Learn From Failure: You Decide

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We learn more from studying successes than we do from studying failure. Humans have a strong tendency to gravitate to things-gone-wrong when the best course of action often is to learn from things-gone-right. However, there is a time to learn from failure.

Can People Learn and Improve? Yes or No?

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A learning culture is an organizational culture in which beliefs, values, and artifacts support employee learning, In terms of beliefs, research is showing us that what people believe about the potential of themselves and others has a profound impact on organizations.

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

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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.

Organization Culture Change

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In the online course that I teach for ASTD on Developing an Organizational Learning Culture , one of the questions I hear most often is, “How can I change the culture in my company when there is little support from management and our unions resist any change that might affect the work rules?”

Future of Employee Learning

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“if anybody says to you here’s where learning will be in five years, run in the other direction.” This is what Elliott Masie, Founder & President of The MASIE Center, said this week at the beginning of his Keynote session at the Human Capital Media Symposium for Chief Learning Officer.

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Independent Learner in the Knowledge Economy

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In the Knowledge Economy, people must take responsibility for their own learning. They need to learn how to learn independently and how to learn what they need to know when they need to know it. And they can’t continue to support and reinforce that learning over time.

7 Characteristics Of A Digital Mindset

Learnnovators

Some of the key characteristics underlying a digital mindset are described in this article: Abundance Mindset. This in turn makes it difficult for them to be learning agile or to adjust to a rapidly changing and ambiguous world.

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.

A Year of “The Performance Improvement Blog” in Review

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The topics ranged from creating a learning culture to increasing employee engagement to improving organizational communication to evaluating executive coaching, and more. It’s time to do a little year-end reflecting on my blog posts from 2012.

Survey of Organization Performance Challenges

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Fifteen of these problems are listed in a survey of organizational performance challenges. If you wish to find resources that can help you with any of the challenges listed in the survey, go to Learning to be Great. . Related articles. Organizational Learning Tools. Tools of a Learning Organization. Leaders today face many challenges in facilitating organization performance improvement.

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Organizations Don't Learn

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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.

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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Learning Culture & Human Capital: The Reality, the Myth and the Vision

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iLearning Forum is the most important learning meeting in Europe. While preparing the Learning technologies France 2018 conference programme, I have been doing research and reading, and in particular looking at L&D trends, Talent Management and Human capital management.

SCORM and xAPI LMS in a Learning Culture

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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.