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L&D’s Diversity Dilemma

CLO Magazine

When Masie arrived, he ran into leadership coach Marshall Goldsmith, who lives just three blocks from Masie in New York — only to find out that Goldsmith was the other keynote speaker at the same event. Masie, CEO of The Masie Center, an international think tank focused on learning and workplace productivity, and a columnist for this publication, said the coincidence was funny but also sad. According to the data, 5.6 Diverse? The Big Picture.

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The Economic Virtue of Teaching Diversity

CLO Magazine

After traveling the United States in the early 1800s, French political scientist Alexis de Tocqueville noted, among other things, that cooperation and association are not easy virtues to learn, but embracing both makes possible freedom and democracy.

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The CLO Holiday Wish List

Litmos

We love tearing those ribbons and wrapping paper off and enjoying the surprise of what lies beneath. Of course, we usually just share these experiences with our loved ones, but what if we could do the same in the professional realm? Training taking a seat at the CX table.

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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.). All industries are undergoing enormous change, mostly due to new technologies, globalization, and a very diverse workforce. Uber, Lyft, Airbnb, and Grubhub are just the beginning.

Creating a Culture of Servant Leadership

CLO Magazine

Servant leadership is all about enriching the lives of others, building better organizations and ultimately creating a world that is more caring and equitable. When you describe your corporate culture, is being of service to one another and the community a core value?

Cultural Immersion Resources

CLO Magazine

For organizations that don’t have the time or resources to build their own in-house cultural immersion initiatives, there are many for-profit and nonprofit organizations that offer programs and experiences geared at achieving the same outcomes in which employees and teams can enroll.

Talent Economy’s Guide to Diversity and Inclusion

CLO Magazine

This editor’s letter originally appeared in the newest quarterly publication of Talent Economy. To check out the full guide to diversity and inclusion , visit quarterly.talenteconomy.io. . The weeks leading up to the springtime deadlines for this publication were full of notable accomplishments for black Americans. Beyoncé performed at Coachella, making her the first black woman to headline that festival. People want diversity.

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How Coaching Can Help the Majority Culture Understand Difference

CLO Magazine

Yet managers, often representatives of the dominant or “majority culture,” may not always feel comfortable or confident in addressing foreign national employees with regard to cultural disconnects. And as more foreign nationals enter the U.S.

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

I am not the kind to crystal gaze. I lay no claim to being able to predict the future. Now that my disclaimers are in place, let me explain the premise of the post title and what I intend to discuss in this post. This brings me back to the point I started my post with.

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Year In Review - 2017

The Performance Improvement Blog

As I usually do at this time of year, I’ve selected five blog posts from the past year that seem to have had the most interest from readers. And I have examined an employee’s responsibility for continuous learning in the Knowledge Economy.

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? The answer is simple: She loves finding solutions. We strive to provide our employees with the resources they need to succeed in their roles.”. Pivoting to Learning.

Learning Technology’s Role in Recruiting for Culture Fit

CLO Magazine

MOOCS, massive open online courses, and small private online courses, or SPOCs, are increasingly popular learning and development tools, especially when it comes to onboarding and training. When you have the right person in a role,” Evans said.

The Business Partnership Award

CLO Magazine

Learning in Practice Awards 2016. For learning executives who have implemented a significant measurement or evaluation program. that has demonstrated exceptional business impact from their workforce development programs. There will always be competition in the marketplace.

A Taste for Growth: CLO of the Year Rob Lauber

CLO Magazine

To solve Yum Brands’ challenges, CLO Rob Lauber has created a learning strategy that helps the business and employees grow, making him this year’s CLO of the Year. Rob Lauber never intended to be a learning leader. After graduating in 1985 from the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania with a degree in communications and marketing, he began working at Dun & Bradstreet Information Services as a business analyst.

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Seeking Targeted Talent Development

CLO Magazine

26, Chicago voters narrowed the giant field of 2019 mayoral candidates from 14 to two in an historic election that sent two African-American female candidates to an April runoff election. The winner, Lori Lightfoot, will be the city’s first African-American female mayor. On Feb.

Higher Ed’s Commitment to Freedom of Inquiry Benefits Business

CLO Magazine

Earlier this year a study in the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience suggested that some of us are hardwired to be more agreeable than others. For some, being in the middle of a disagreement is especially trying. Bravetta Hassell is a Chief Learning Officer associate editor.

Social Learning Cannot Be A Bolt-On Strategy

Learnnovators

“ I’m arguing that something much bigger is happening than the application collaborative tools within the enterprise – it’s a profound transformation of the enterprise as we know it. ” Don Tapscott (italics mine). Social Learning and social business go hand in hand.

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

Learnnovators

The world has gotten complicated. 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.

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Deloitte’s Learning Function Aims to be So Visible, It’s Invisible

CLO Magazine

While many learning functions have to prove their alignment and benefit to business strategy, Deloitte’s talent development team purposefully built alignment into the structure of the company and its learning initiatives. All of the Deloitte U.S.

Is Your Learning Organization Agility Fit?

CLO Magazine

Developments in such diverse fields as artificial intelligence, nanotechnology, 3-D printing, biotechnology, robotics, machine learning and genetics are all building on each other and creating a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous environment, VUCA for short. In 2006, The U.S.

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Damodar Padhi: A Global Leader in Learning

CLO Magazine

2017 CLO of the Year Damodar Padhi, center, with Mike Prokopeak, left, and John Taggart of Human Capital Media. Learning Awards and Chief Learning Officer ’s own benchmarking program, the LearningElite. He’s been drinking from the fire hose ever since.

Social Learning Cannot be a Bolt-On Strategy

ID Reflections

“I’m arguing that something much bigger is happening than the application collaborative tools within the enterprise – it’s a profound transformation of the enterprise as we know it. ” Social Learning and social business go hand in hand.

There and Back Again: A Journey of Learning

CLO Magazine

Roz Tsai’s fascination with learning is rooted in her history. She grew up during China’s Cultural Revolution and Mao Zedong’s Communist movement. “My My kids grew up in the U.S. Life has shown her that learning should not be taken for granted. Leadership at the $13.5

Accelerate Female Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

Zsuzsanna Tungli will never forget one of her earliest experiences of gender inequality in the workplace. There have been so many studies that show empowering women and putting more women in leadership positions isn’t just the right or the nice thing to do.

Nudge-Learning: The Theory and The Relevance

Harbinger Interactive Learning

Sometimes what you need is a nudge to learn. Setting the context. As a CLO or an L&D stakeholder, do any of the following modern-day workplace issues bother you? Creating & maintaining a diverse & inclusive culture.

3 C-Skills for the C-Suite

CLO Magazine

Influences like globalization and the rise of digital technology have deepened the complexity of today’s business environment, revealed areas of opportunity for industry disruptors, challenged traditional business models and transformed how work gets done.

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Are You Giving Employees Tools They Actually Want to Use?

CLO Magazine

The lack of skilled talent is one of the most critical issues facing business today. Technology, business models, and global market dynamics are changing so rapidly it’s difficult to find, recruit, and keep staff with the right skills. Create a learning culture.

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The Training Technology Conundrum

CLO Magazine

By the early 2000s, human resources developed a reputation in some circles as being a bit of a stick-in-the-mud, no-fun-allowed department, its trainings a necessary distraction from “real work.” The Perfect Learning Cocktail.

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

ID Reflections

I am not the kind to crystal gaze. I lay no claim to being able to predict the future. Now that my disclaimers are in place, let me explain the premise of the post title and what I intend to discuss in this post. This brings me back to the point I started my post with.

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Talent Mobility: The Unsung Development Hero

CLO Magazine

When it comes to developing and retaining talent, staying ahead of the competition requires raising the bar to an increasingly higher level. Further, the survey results support much of what learning leaders know anecdotally to be true: The best companies build cultures of mobility.

3 Ways to Manage Vacation Time

CLO Magazine

Many managers will breathe a sigh of relief at the end of the vacation season. While recognizing how important it is to encourage people to take time off, keeping the business running smoothly can be a challenge over this period.

Excellence in Content

CLO Magazine

Learning in Practice Awards 2016. Recognizes vendors that have created superior customized and/or off-the-shelf learning content. As the newest generation enters the workforce, the workplace is becoming increasingly exclusive.

Corporate Learning’s Transformation in the Digital Age

CLO Magazine

Corporate academies or universities are entering their second century just as the businesses that created them are transforming themselves for the digital age. What’s worrying is the current level of dissatisfaction. Digital learning tools aren’t new.

Bend & Flex: Building Learning Agility

CLO Magazine

A former manager once told me I had the ability to quickly assimilate information, that he could tell me how to do something and I would then apply that knowledge to a variety of different situations. I now see this feedback as the ultimate compliment, for my manager felt I had learning agility. Learning agility is openness to new information and the ability to gain and apply insights derived from this information. Look for the common thread.

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Machine Learning Applications in E-Learning: Bias, Risks and Mitigation

CLO Magazine

In recent years, there has been a lot of focus on adaptive e-learning, fueled by the advances of machine learning and artificial intelligence. The origin of adaptive learning came from the research of intelligent tutoring systems, recommender systems and adaptive hypermedia.