7 Ways it Pays to Invest in Diversity Training

KnowledgeCity

There’s a lot of talk about diversity in our culture – especially in the workplace. Diversity seems to be the new business buzzword with companies increasingly eager to show their commitment to the idea of a diverse workforce by providing diversity training and initiatives.

Top 4 Problems with Diversity Training and How to Fix Them

KnowledgeCity

Diversity is a buzzword that seems to be everywhere these days. But, do we really understand what it means in the workplace? Everyone says they want a diverse work environment, and companies understand diversity can provide numerous benefits. What is Diversity?

Diversity Is Learning’s Business

CLO Magazine

This is particularly true in the workplace. In 2017, the #MeToo movement went viral, laying bare the scale of sexual harassment and abuse across the country, especially in the workplace. This focus treated the symptoms rather than the illness, she said.

Diverse Characters In Learning Scenarios

Experiencing eLearning

In response to my post on Name Generators for Learning Scenarios , someone asked, “Does it really matter if we choose John instead of Bob?” “For example does the name have to be of a certain neutrality or a certain ethnicity?

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

12 Ways to Get the Most. this ebook to help you cut through the. We know that the plethora of options out there. can make the process of choosing an authoring. what you need and make the decision easier. the latest Performance Management Maturity Model.

Promoting Diversity in the Workplace

KnowledgeCity

Staffing your team with a wide range of viewpoints and talents equips your company with a broader variety of insights and abilities— resources that can then help your business navigate challenges and discover new paths to success. It’s a concept often boiled down to one buzzword: diversity.

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POINT-of-WORK: Diversity of Disruption

Living in Learning

Rules of engagement are being disrupted by increasing velocity of business demand and continuous change. If the rules change, so too must our game plan, and adoption of a Point-of-Work Solution Discipline represents a new game plan.

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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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Thriving in Diversity: Cultural Quotient and the Creative Workplace

Your Training Edge

Having been a resident in Dubai for many years, I have rarely needed to look far to witness diversity all around me. It is the epitome of a globalized environment. Yet, even here it is not straightforward to create a workplace that fully encompasses diversity and harmony.

Can You Teach Diversity and Inclusion?

CLO Magazine

Training alone is rarely enough. Not when the subject matter is complex, controversial or comes packaged with a load of historically negative baggage, which diversity and inclusion does. What exactly is diversity and inclusion training?

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State of the Front-Line Manager

State of the. 6 The Next Step: Bridging the. Learning- Doing Gap Page 18 5 The Root of the. Issue Page 14 4 The unrealized. They form the base of your. the capabilities they desire. say they don’t enjoy the role. the end in mind.

Is Your Organization’s Lack of Diversity Mentoring Hampering Innovation?

Chronus 

History is full of market leaders that became stagnant, failed to innovate, and were uprooted by new, disruptive business models. Ride-sharing has completely transformed the taxi industry. Kodak, who employed over 145,000 people at its peak, has now been outpaced by the likes of Apple, Instagram, Facebook, and others. This can be particularly hard for organizations with a siloed, homogenous culture that fails to incorporate diverse views working toward a common goal.

Managing Diversity through Community Management

ID Reflections

On the positive front, I have been doing a lot of reading—mostly around organizational behavior, organizational development, culture and diversity, motivation and communication, and how these relate to social business and knowledge management. on the org’s collaboration platform.

Engage & Retain the Retail Workforce: Using G-Cube LMS for Diverse Audiences – Infographic

G-Cube

G-Cube excels in catering to the diverse needs of the globally spread retail workforce with its proprietary Learning Management System. Retail companies need to boost organizational efficiency to survive in today’s competitive business world.

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Why is ADA Training Critical to Your Business?

KnowledgeCity

According to the U.S. Consequently, ADA training isn’t just about staying compliant. But obstacles that seem minor can be insurmountable for someone with a disability, resulting in frustration, aggravation and a loss of valuable customers and employees for businesses.

Diverse Workforce – How to Meet Learning Needs?

Origin Learning

How does an organization meet the learning needs of a diverse work base? What are the learning strategies it adopts to make its workforce stay focused and engaged? After all, business takes its cues from the world economy, and talent development follows suit.

What's the Future of Diversity Training?

The Performance Improvement Blog

I fear that diversity training is losing favor among senior executives and HR departments. Now there appears to be a trend, in part driven by cost-cutting and down-sizing, to move away from organized diversity and inclusion programs.

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From Diversity to Inclusion: Why Top Companies Are Shifting Their Focus

Chronus 

Managing diversity and cultural differences is one of the top three things CEOs worry about most, according to Harvard Business Review. Yet after years of throwing just about everything at the problem, there is very little to show for it. Diverse employees’ careers to leadership continue to stagnate and retention wanes. Why do organizations miss the mark in fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment? Download the Ebook Today!

Business of eLearning – Trends for 2014

G-Cube

I’m sure by now you’ve seen all kinds of predictions on what elearning is going to look like in 2014. So I have tried to put together how the business of elearning might behave in 2014. The key drivers are going to be: Content upgrade for mobile compatibility.

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How to keep a diverse workforce engaged?

Origin Learning

Learning needs, pace, moods…. The command and control economy era is over. Smart and strategy-driven business environments are in vogue. Clearly, learning too is undergoing fundamental shifts – a metamorphosis of sorts. The buzz is around innovation and passion!

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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Diversity is…err, too diverse?

From the Coleface

A few times when I’ve been talking to potential clients about their wanting to have some diversity e-learning developed, it’s quickly become apparent that the task is not as easy as it looked at first glance. That’s because there are few topics as wide ranging as diversity and a key first step in e-learning is define what content you’re aiming to convey. The nature of diversity tends to polarise into one of two categories: 1.

How Companies Are Approaching Diversity and Inclusion

Everwise

Record numbers of organizations are either reviving and rebuilding their diversity programs or building one from scratch. In conjunction with this revival, diversity’s definition is changing. The Business Case For Diversity.

Learning Product Ideation: How Diverse Learning Product Offerings Can Change Your Business

eLearning Industry

Learning product ideation should cast a wide business model exploration that considers differentiation, growth, profitability, technical scalability, talent, and more to help build a better business with better products. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Market eLearning Market Growth eLearning Marketing Free eLearning eBooks

Enabling Future Leaders in the Age of “The New Diversity”

ej4 eLearning

“Workplace diversity” once meant representation by two genders and a small range of skin tones. Today, diversity means more: Different generations (Boomers, Millennials and Gens X, Y, and Z), the whole spectrum of LGBTQ, and vastly different cultures of origin. The organizational challenge now is bigger than just bringing all this diversity together, keeping the peace, and getting the job done. Sync up the organization and the people.

Online Courses Are Golden: Can an LMS Help Your Business Cash In?

Talented Learning

Do you sell learning content online ? And if you already offer online courses, you’re probably looking for ways to expand this line of business. Why Are Online Courses So Attractive? What’s driving new interest in digital learning?

Diversity can be a double-edged sword when businesses don’t have systems to harness it

GO1

There’s a lot of research into diversity and its impact on the workforce. The main message that’s currently broadcast is that diversity is a great thing and beneficial to business. I looked into both these aspects in my recent PhD into diversity in […].

Learning Product Ideation: How Diverse Learning Product Offerings Can Change Your Business

Thought Industries

Nine times out of ten, the story of learning product design is of evolution and iteration that builds on already existing content and subject matter expertise to expand the delivery model. The product strategy may start with in-person training (ILT), expand to virtual training (VILT) to achieve scale and bring costs down, and then, for some, a further expansion into self-paced or on-demand courseware offerings. Learning Business Product Strategy

Adopting e-Learning: Tips for reaping business benefits out of your elearning initiative

G-Cube

The growth of the e-learning industry has been massive in the last decade. With the evolution of communication and development technologies, e-learning has become cost effective and more accessible. To make the training effective it had to be revamped.

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Why Diversity Training Doesn’t Work And How to Fix it

eLearningMind

Ah, mandatory diversity training. There has to be a better way to think about diversity at work though, right? If you have a diversity project you want to make relevant for 2016 learners reach out to our team here. . In today’s global marketplace, if you have to make learning about diversity mandatory, there’s most likely already something deeply wrong with your workplace culture. So what’s the big problem with diversity training?

Continuous Learning is strategic to business

Origin Learning

‘Small Is Beautiful’ – A popular quote, derived from the book of the same name, is synonymous with the world-renowned British Economist E F Schumacher,who picked it up from his teacher Leopold Kohr. But part of it is focusing on the members of those teams.

6 Ways to Improve Diversity In Your Workplace

Everwise

Malcolm Forbes, American entrepreneur and publisher of Forbes Magazine, once described diversity as “the art of thinking independently together.”. Valuing diversity increases your company’s viewpoints, skills and experiences. Your business will benefit too.

Clickbait Learners To Increase Your Business Compliances

G-Cube

Online learning has gone beyond the realm of traditional training approach. It comprises of interactive content which is tailored to the needs of individual learners. The existing conventional model does not meet diverse requirements.

Beyond Diversity: Creating an Inclusive Workplace

Everwise

The next generation of professionals working their way up the ranks are demanding more of employers when it comes to diversity and inclusion. Millennials are the most diverse generation in history : 59% identify as Caucasian, and 27% have immigrant backgrounds. million , which makes them the largest generation in the workforce, and within 10 years they will make up 75% of the active workforce. Diversity vs. Inclusion.

Not Your Grandfather's Diversity Training

CLO Magazine

When the state of Michigan learned that the minorities who worked for the agency did not feel their opinions mattered, leaders created nontraditional diversity training programs to promote more effective ways to communicate. While roughly half of Michigan’s population is composed of minorities, just 14 percent of the employees in the state’s Department of Technology, Management and Budget in 2006 were from these groups.

Why Your Diversity Training Is Backfiring

Mindflash

Studies show that diverse teams are more creative teams. But the research is just as clear that having folks with very different backgrounds working together is also a source of conflict , and that teams need solid communication skills to reap the benefits of that diversity.

Employee Training: The Secret to Business Success

Growth Engineering

Employee training is an easy thing to overlook. You could miss out on a whole lot of business success if you don’t train your employees. You need to invest in employee training within your company. Employee Training Benefits. Employee Training Tips.