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DDI and Strivr partner to pioneer leadership development in Virtual Reality

STRIVR

Leaders will be able to build and sharpen their leadership skills like never before by immersing themselves in deeply realistic simulations, thanks to a partnership between DDI and Strivr. chief executive officer of DDI. Register for leadership webinar with DDI & Strivr.

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How to Develop Leadership Competencies in Your Millennials

Avilar

What leadership competencies do Millennial managers need to develop to effectively lead our next-generation workforces? A study from leadership development firm DDI confirms that Millennials are ambitious and eager to lead if they find a company and role they value.

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The Business Case for Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

In recent years, CLOs have faced growing headwinds when it comes to making a business case for leadership development. And the authors of an October 2016 article in Harvard Business Review referred to leadership development programs as the “great training robbery.”. Yet, the same study found just 40 percent of leaders said the quality of their organization’s leadership is high and only 15 percent said they have a strong leadership bench — a decline of 18 percent from 2011.

The Truth About Leadership Skill Gaps

CLO Magazine

That includes leadership skills. To help bring clarity to these skill shifts, Development Dimensions International in February of 2016 conducted a comprehensive analysis of assessment data from more than 15,000 leaders and candidates for five leadership levels from the front line to the C-suite. Organizations with leaders scoring higher in business management and leadership of people showed significantly greater net profit and ROA.

Accelerate the Leadership Engine

CLO Magazine

Nissan leadership has collectively said that people’s professional power comes from personal strength, creativity and dedication. Snapshot: Nissan needed to develop 60 high-potential leaders in high-growth markets to support its global growth strategy, but these leaders were widely dispersed and could not physically be together for training. The diverse and dispersed operations require high-performing leaders in many functions and locations.

Developing a VR content creation strategy built for scale

STRIVR

Immersive Learning is a powerful medium because it combines behavioral and cognitive science with highly realistic immersion into Virtual Reality (VR) environments. The Strivr Platform then generates analytics and insights on learner performance and behavior.

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Sink or Swim: Setting First-time Leaders Up for Success

CLO Magazine

Our organization, Development Dimensions International, has studied leadership transitions and found that the struggles of new leaders are both real and widespread. This goes beyond providing leadership development, though that certainly is important. In other words, they were promoted into leadership because they were high-performing individual contributors. In DDI’s “Finding the First Rung” study, we asked 1,130 front-line leaders, “How did you become a leader?”

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Dive In

CLO Magazine

According to The Conference Board’s “The Business Value of Leadership Development” report, “One of the most influential internal engines to drive change is a leadership development program that sets out to nurture management talent that is entrepreneurial, enterprisewide and globally recruited.”. Unfortunately, most current leadership development efforts are falling short when it comes to the “high-touch” aspect. It is all about preparation and practice before performance.

Searching for candidates can be like digging for buried treasure

CLO Magazine

Not surprisingly, corporate training budgets, especially those allocated to leadership development, have steadily grown. According to Training Industry’s “The State of the Leadership Training Market,” in 2018 alone organizations around the world spent about $3.4

Who’s Leading Innovation?

CLO Magazine

When they don’t, talent management consultant Development Dimensions International’s (DDI) “Creating the Conditions for Sustainable Innovation” survey shows a different picture. For this research, DDI, in partnership with LUMA Institute, surveyed 513 leaders and 514 non-leaders in the U.S. Using these four innovation leader roles as a starting point, DDI sought to explore how effectively leaders are performing them.

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2019: The Year of Learning and Development

CLO Magazine

Almost of half of learning leaders report that in 2019 their budgets are increasing, 77 percent say they are adding staff, and 82 percent say their executives actively support efforts to engage employees in professional development. That learning and performance are two sides of the same coin.”. You can’t do audio first for tech skills like coding, but it works well for leadership and other soft skills.”. It’s incredibly powerful,” said DDI CEO Tacy Byham.

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Free L&D webinars for March 2020

Limestone Learning

Dive into top trends and design principles you can't ignore as you reimagine leadership programs. Architect of TrainingMagNetwork.com and Chief Learning Officer of Vignettes Learning, you’ll learn: About new research findings on how stories impact behavioral change, learning and application.

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