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. Goujon said there’s no getting around the impact of world events and conditions on business.

Informal learning: Why it matters to a business

ProProfs

The emergence of social media challenged businesses to optimize performance in many areas but what they should certainly be given credit for is making companies dependent on this viable medium beyond what they could have ever imagined. Purchasing the right LMS can do wonders for any business.

How Praxair Grooms Tech Talent for Business Roles

CLO Magazine

The company’s executives used learning simulations to sharpen the business acumen in technical talent and identify untapped managerial potential. • Provide insight into management’s business challenges.

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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. In the sense of training and development, a culture is the attitudes, experience, and work styles of any like group of people.

Employee learning and development: A new world

Aptara

Employee learning and development: A new world. The source found that both the users who will be taking the courses and the leaders administering them are interested in selecting tech that actually fits the contemporary work style rather than forging ahead with less than optimal solutions.

Managing eLearning: Fall Webinar Series

Web Courseworks

Why it’s important: eLearning Industry gives four reasons why you should move to Cloud Authoring: Trending – Cloud authoring has become one of the top IT strategies for businesses and associations alike. Web Courseworks is proud to present our Managing eLearning Fall Thought Leaders Series.

Cost of Training Vs. Cost of Not Training

Adobe Captivate

Human resources are the drivers of organization’s business endeavors. They cause business to win new opportunities and help grow further. Eventually, they also impact negatively on business results.

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eLearning Outsourcing – How To Select A Vendor?

Upside Learning

That experience could even turn them off to outsourcing itself, which, though logical, unfortunately is not the best for their own business. An eLearning development vendor should have eLearning as its core (if not the primary) business. Understand their working style.

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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Rise of the Gig Economy

KnowledgeCity

While we may lament the good old days of working at the same job for years and retiring with a gold watch, for many workers, today’s gig economy calls for a different working style and a diverse workforce that has the skills and talents required at any given time.

Leaders, Failure Is Upon You

CLO Magazine

As a result, people begin a leadership role ill-equipped to succeed or to effectively support and develop their team, much less collaborate and contribute across the organization. Homepage Top Story - Left Column Leadership Development effectiveness leadership development

Cost of Training Vs. Cost of Not Training

Adobe Captivate

Human resources are the drivers of organization’s business endeavors. They cause business to win new opportunities and help grow further. Eventually, they also impact negatively on business results.

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Microlearning: Fab or Fad?

Tom Spiglanin

Microlearning fits modern work styles. That makes them able to fit into hectic schedules and busy lives without a need to pause, hoping to resume at a later time. During its development, learning objectives were set and agreed to. Based on a work at tom.spiglanin.com.

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.

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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. Learnnovators: We know you are busy writing your next book – the Flat Army sequel, scheduled for release in late 2015 / early 2016.

How to Determine which Content suits your Audience?

Disprz

With the right demographic analysis, you’ll be able to construct an imaginary environment in which this fruit seller works. By analyzing his or her WORK-CONTEXT , you will be able to gain more clarity on the way this fruit seller works—Is she self-employed?

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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.

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.

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I Believe in the Importance of Personal Knowledge Management

Tom Spiglanin

The latter might be defined as, “the process of capturing, developing, sharing, and effectively using organisational knowledge.” What works for me won’t necessarily work for someone else. They need to work for us, not someone else. Developing Knowledge.

I Believe in the Value of Working out Loud

Tom Spiglanin

We all remember teachers in early school years insisting that we show our work. Or were they making sure we actually did the work and not copy answers from the back of the book? In science and math, showing work was a disciplined way to solve complex problems.

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Emergence of the Performance Catalyst

Tom Spiglanin

I’ve worked in the field of Learning and Development (L&D) now for nearly two decades. I’ve been fortunate to have seen and work through some pretty big changes in approaches to workplace learning. Based on a work at tom.spiglanin.com.

Encourage Social Learning to Improve Corporate Culture

Pract.us

People who don’t trust each other will not work well together. Plus, they won’t enjoy working with each other and won’t go the extra mile for the team. And when team members help each other learn, they develop feelings of mutual good will.

The Future of Work: As Gartner Sees It

Upside Learning

Earlier today, I stumbled on this bit of research on the Gartner site; while it dates back to August there’s some interesting speculation about the Future of Work. People will swarm more often and work solo less. They’ll work with others with whom they have few links, and teams will include people outside the control of the organization,”. “In Gartner points out that the world of work will probably witness ten major changes in the next ten years. Work swarms.

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. What employees want to get out of workplace learning: To develop their skills and knowledge to get better at their jobs.

Recipe For Disaster

Nick Leffler

To put this into context, imagine working with a new application being developed within an organization. What better way to look at the success a working out loud mentality can bring you than to look at the alternative. Work in Silos. What better way to make sure nobody knows what anybody else is doing than to separate everyone’s work? Make sure nobody has visibility into anybody else’s work, wouldn’t want to give away the surprise!

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.

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How To Use Mobile Learning To Increase Employee Engagement And Boost Performance

Adobe Captivate

Working styles and preferences in organizations are undergoing a sea change. Taking the mobile route to working is catching up big time. Once these are in place, there would be application of the acquired learning and a gain for learners as well as businesses.

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.

Why a LMS is as Vital as Staff Performance Management

Mindflash

It seems performance management in business remains in use and of chief importance. But what about your staff’s learning and development? For expansion – into new business areas, new product lines, extended reach etc. (as

From basketball courts to Nintendo rooms, here are 9 of Chicago’s hottest tech offices

mLevel

How the space informs company culture: Our space was designed to help us celebrate our industry, promote gratifying relationships with colleagues, and simply provide for a highly supportive and rewarding work environment. Collaboration amongst our people is, of course, key to our business.

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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 asked the audience if their company can distinguish value and explained why a company’s leadership brand matters in the context of creating business results. Through these strategies and the company’s leadership development programs, AlliedBarton’s “Dare to be Great” culture links directly to customer service.

A guide for SMEs and IDs: 6 steps to enhancing eLearning

Aptara

By reading it before beginning core work, an ID gains the SME's respect, increases credibility, and saves time by preventing the SME from having to walk the ID through basic information. Establish the course's purpose SMEs and IDs must work together to define the course's goals (i.e.

Who’s Leading Innovation?

CLO Magazine

This is of particular concern as some things leaders must do fall beyond, and may conflict with, their normal work styles. Evan Sinar is a manager for Development Dimensions International’s assessment technology group, and Richard S.

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.

Learning Management Systems that kick ass: Cornerstone OnDemand

Janet Clarey

I can tell you that’s he’s passionate about his work. ’ Via an email interview, I spoke with Charles about what Cornerstone OnDemand is working on and look forward to viewing a demo of their new release in December. Build communities (famously like McKinsey already does) to keep alumni and retirees engaged with the organization (for business development, organizational memory, and potential re-hires).