Ergonomics Study Reveals Complex Requirements for Modern Working Styles

Everwise

Ergonomics, or the process of designing an office based on the personal needs of employees, has long been viewed by scientists as the solution to consistent work output for modern businesses. Collaborative Work.

GLD 6: Obtaining Buy-In in a Global Environment

Your Training Edge

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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Team Players: Collaborating in Business

KnowledgeCity

According to Robert Golembiewski in his “ Handbook of Organizational Consultation ,” 79 percent of Fortune 1000 companies use self-managing teams and 94 percent use employee work groups. Employers routinely say they want employees who can work in teams. 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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Millennials vs. Generation Z in the Workplace

KnowledgeCity

Millennials also champion work-life balance and flexibility in a job; teamwork and diversity; and using social media to communicate. Dislike of authority figures and authoritarian work environments. Independent thinkers who also enjoy working collaboratively.

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.

Use Employee Health As a Performance Engine

CLO Magazine

In the biology of business performance, energy and health are critical enablers of high performance and should be considered a part of any successful business strategy. Therefore, business leaders should strive to ensure connection and engagement at every level. reported that companies that are committed to health as a business imperative achieve significantly better financial outcomes and lower employee turnover.

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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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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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!

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.

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.

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.

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. Related: Best Startups to Work for in Chicago.

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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.

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.

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. In today’s highly competitive marketplace, leaders must play a major role and create an environment where creativity and innovation flourish.

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. This is a full social networking and communities environment, complete with professional networking features (rich user profiles, communities of practice, expertise location, alumni networks, etc.)