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GLD 2: Defining Leadership Across Cultures

Your Training Edge

We’ve discussed distance in relation to a global leadership development program, but let’s take the discussion a little deeper. When training for leadership across cultures, it’s necessary to be mindful of the fact that the concept and definitions of leadership may be different across cultures. And before we proceed, let’s define a “culture”. In the sense of training and development, a culture is the attitudes, experience, and work styles of any like group of people.

Grow multicultural leaders with coaching, not just business English

CLO Magazine

As workforces continue to grow more diverse, human resources and learning and development teams have embraced language training programs, such as Business English and ESL, for multicultural employees. By strengthening communications skills and building a “same language” framework for the workforce, these initiatives not only foster individual development, they enhance collaboration and productivity and contribute to cultural cohesion.

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Encourage Social Learning to Improve Corporate Culture

Pract.us

Informal, social learning builds a strong corporate culture. Do you have a great company culture? According to Deloitte’s 2015 Culture and Engagement Report , 87% of organizations identify culture and engagement as one of their top challenges. You can harness that natural process to foster the elements of a great company culture : Trust. People who don’t trust each other will not work well together.

Are You Developing Global Leaders?

CLO Magazine

To remain competitive in a global economy, organizations must determine the best way to position their business and people for success; that requires strong global leadership. Whether the organization is large or small, all companies are affected by global events and need leaders savvy in both business and cultural affairs. Goujon said there’s no getting around the impact of world events and conditions on business. Some point to a lack of soft skills development.

The Pros and Cons of Having your Employees Continue to Work from Home

KnowledgeCity

Introduction Remote Work is Trending Pros of Working from Home Cons of Working from Home How to Overcome the Cons of Working from Home Tips for Success Next Steps. But work doesn’t have to feel messy. Many of us have started to adapt to a new work style.

Employee Engagement ROI: Taking a Long-Term Perspective

Everwise

Deloitte has found that CEOs and senior leaders from more than 3,300 businesses across 106 countries agree, identifying “culture & engagement” as the #1 topic on their minds in its 2015 Global Human Capital Trends Report. workers are not engaged at work. Instead of focusing on the engagement scores sitting in front of them, they are taking a broader, deeper look at redesigning the employee experience to create a place where people want to come work each day.

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How to Help Managers Avoid Burnout and Stay Productive

Everwise

Managers lead teams and product development, project deadlines and communicate between departments, all while working to “meet the bottom line.” And in an age where technology has made the line between home and work life imperceptible, it’s difficult to disconnect and decompress. The Association for Psychological Science refers to three types of burnout including “overload, lack of development, and neglect.” Find meaning at work.

GLD 6: Obtaining Buy-In in a Global Environment

Your Training Edge

All of your best plans for the creation of a global leadership development program may be meaningless if you do not obtain the buy in of key individuals or groups. Any organizational development program needs this buy in and approval, but a truly global program is probably going to require more work on your part; after all, your key individuals and groups are probably just as diverse as your program itself.

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How Workforce Dynamics is Changing Fundamentally and How You Can Be Ready

Mindflash

The day is not too far when the concept of a company campus or an office where everyone comes in to work and leaves during highly overlapping hours becomes a thing of the past. The criticality and benefits of training to a company’s success and business results is a well-covered topic. Strong trend of employers seeing flexible time as a direct influence on high productivity and work satisfaction and movement towards integrating these into their work style.

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DAN PONTEFRACT – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Dan is author of “ Flat Army: Creating a Connected and Engaged Organization ” and is currently at work on the follow-up book. He is Chief Envisioner of TELUS Transformation Office; a future-of-work consulting group that helps organizations enhance corporate culture, leadership, learning, work styles & collaboration practices. Wikis, blogs, microblogging, video-sharing are all very important aspects of an organization’s culture.

Dan Pontefract – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Dan is author of “ Flat Army: Creating a Connected and Engaged Organization ” and is currently at work on the follow-up book. He is Chief Envisioner of TELUS Transformation Office; a future-of-work consulting group that helps organizations enhance corporate culture, leadership, learning, work styles & collaboration practices. Wikis, blogs, microblogging, video-sharing are all very important aspects of an organization’s culture.

Fastest Growing Jobs in America: Industrial-Organizational Psychologist

OpenSesame

They apply psychological principles to your workplace to solve problems and improve the quality of work life. Synthesizing work styles. Do you need help in any of these aspects of your business? How Exceptional Managers Use Psychology to Develop Their Talent. Looking to design training and development, synthesize work styles, or improve how management handles employees with conflicting work styles?

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Why manager involvement is crucial for workplace learning

Yarno

Without it, team members question its validity, priority and relevance to their job and professional development. Unfortunately, many managers don’t actively support or dedicate time to learning – which doesn’t make a lot of sense, considering: What managers want to get out of workplace learning: For their team to develop their skills and knowledge to get better at their jobs. It’s the first step in creating a knowledge sharing culture.

4 reasons why you should integrate your LMS with your HR system

TalentLMS

Matt Betts, Director of Product Development at Strategic Management Decisions, goes as far as to say that onboarding data can even reveal the real reason an employee quits. Do you tend to see onboarding as something that stops at the HR gateway of the business, and the LMS as something that comes later on? You may be missing out on a whole lot of employee development that happens in between.

How to Determine which Content suits your Audience?

Disprz

Target audience analysis not only helps to understand the age, culture, and other demographic traits of the audience, but it is also a vital method to analyze the skill and will of the audience you are catering to. Also, learning a bit about the kind of society and the culture they live in would help. With the right demographic analysis, you’ll be able to construct an imaginary environment in which this fruit seller works. Is she working for a store?

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Are You Taking Time for a Second Look?

CLO Magazine

The booming market of nontraditional and continuing education is filled with many people who are now working toward degrees because they got sidetracked earlier in their studies. CLOs can’t look at people, work styles, educational backgrounds or results in a singular way. Business and training managers often want to normalize people into a competency or development path.

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Highlights From Day Two of the Spring 2011 Chief Learning Officer Magazine Symposium

CLO Magazine

Bill Whitmore, CEO of AlliedBarton Security Services began the morning with a keynote on how to drive business performance through leadership branding. Whitmore mentioned that AlliedBarton security officers are always expected to lead by example, promote and embody the culture, values, and benefits of the company with passion, and assume ownership. Walsh stated that the social and cultural makeup of the workplace is changing with the reality of a global economy.

8 Crucial Points To Consider When Outsourcing E-Learning ProjectsTo India

CommLab India

Remember e-learning development is work that involves a high level of skills and needs an understanding of e-learning tools, learning objectives, training needs, and business goals of the organization and, learning preferences of the learners. In fact, a report by Bersin Deloitte suggests e-learning development costs 20 to 40% less in India. This becomes crucial with faster delivery times and agile development cycles. Cultural differences.

Who’s Leading Innovation?

CLO Magazine

Leaders are critical to create and sustain an innovation culture, but new research suggests they also might be the weakest link. But just as no CEO concerned about his or her organization’s long-term success can ignore innovation, no amount of focus from the chief executive will drive sustainable innovation unless the organization’s leaders — at all levels —create and reinforce a culture where innovation can flourish.

How to Retrain for a Second Career

CLO Magazine

When factored into learning design, understanding employees’ personalities and what motivates them at work can make it easier to retrain an individual. In today’s dynamic business landscape, many have defined their career and success by their job title and skills, only to wake up one morning obsolete. For example, someone with a preference for extroversion may be energized by the open environment-styled office that has come into vogue.