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This Is What I Believe About Learning in Organizations

The Performance Improvement Blog

The Purpose of Business is Learning. Yes, the purpose of business is to make a profit, retain customers, be sustainable, satisfy shareholders, and, for some, make a difference in the community. But none of this is possible without learning. Training Is Not Learning.

Learning to Lead in the Time of Disruption

The Performance Improvement Blog

Nearly every business has or will have a disrupter. Organizations must be learning constantly to ensure survival. It’s not a question any longer if a business or industry will face disruption, but rather, when it happens, will leaders and managers know what to do.

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A Year of “The Performance Improvement Blog” in Review

The Performance Improvement Blog

Throughout last year I used this blog to illuminate important leadership and management issues. The topics ranged from creating a learning culture to increasing employee engagement to improving organizational communication to evaluating executive coaching, and more.

Pull, Don’t Push, Employee Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

* This post first appeared in The Business Thinker and The Knowledge Star Blog and is co-authored by David Grebow. The major change in business today is the rate of change. Now, crowdfunding can raise millions of dollars for a new business in a few weeks." – John Psarouthakis.

The Great Training Robbery Continues

The Performance Improvement Blog

He was talking about the failure of leadership training to have a significant impact on companies. He argued that before leadership training can make a difference, leaders must have “clarity of purpose and values.” Then the training must be followed up with more learning on-the-job.

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The Future of Work and Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

It’s fun but risky to speculate about the future of work and learning. Sometimes they start out in business incubators and then grow into a more cooperative arrangement. Lifelong learning – Workers need to be learning continually because of a world that is constantly changing.

How to Manage Temporary Employees

The Performance Improvement Blog

The May 10 issue of Crain’s Detroit Business confirms this prediction. The author writes: Increased consumer demand, a greater need for flexibility and new health-care requirements are prompting businesses from Dearborn-based Ford Motor Co.

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.).

How to Use Feedback From Employee Surveys to Change Organizations

The Performance Improvement Blog

You name it, somebody is trying to measure it: employee satisfaction, employee engagement,   organizational pulse, leadership, attitudes toward a recent change, etc. What will be changed that will improve the work environment and increase organizational success?

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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.

Games To Gamification

Learnnovators

Then, as man evolved to the agrarian stage, around 12,000 years ago, he learned to domesticate a few animals and, alongside, grow crops. So we know that game based learning and gamification are not new. All these activities can be turned to games to learn physics or any related subject.

Integrating Social Learning In The Workplace

Learnnovators

I have been writing about social learning and its related concepts – communities of practices , working out loud and skills for the networked world for quite some time now. The catch is that “social learning” cannot just be implemented or enforced. For social learning to thrive (i.e.,

2015 - Year of the Learning Culture

The Performance Improvement Blog

The theme that cuts across most of my blog posts from last year is creating and sustaining a learning culture in organizations. As a way of review, I’ve selected five blog posts about a learning culture from 2015 that have the most interest for readers.

Which Comes First? Diversity or Inclusion?

NovoEd

Inclusive and diverse work environments positively impact the bottom line for business. Diversity Is Good for Business. The business results are in and they’re conclusive: diversity in the workplace leads to superior financial results. Learning to Move Beyond Compliance.

The Changing Face of Corporate L&D

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ Learning & Development needs a makeover…It’s time for a change.” – Clark Quinn. THE JOURNEY: ‘Learning at the speed of need’ is a significant factor that powers up workplaces around the world today.

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L&D's Role in the VUCA World: Part 1

ID Reflections

Each area is critical today in building an organization and an organizational culture that will not only attract the best employees but will also provide them with the necessary platform to give their best. Learning how to learn" is a skill not everyone has.

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Free L&D webinars for August 2019

Limestone Learning

Thursday, August 1, 2019, 9AM – 10AM PT: gomo Authoring: Authoring technology for Modern Learning Design Today’s modern learner demands specific requirements when it comes to skill development. How different generations view blended learning and microlearning. Design learning?

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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.

Free learning & development webinars for July 2017

Limestone Learning

In this webinar, we’ll walk through key considerations to keep in mind when selecting an LMS, as well as top features to look for to ensure your LMS will enable you to achieve your learning objectives—now and in the future. Spend the week networking, learning, and challenging yourself!

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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