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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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. Several studies have linked the practice to increased productivity, reduced work-related injuries and high job contentment. Collaborative Work. For example, a programmer could be working on a project with designers in a conference room for hours leading up to lunch.

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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. The Problem with Global Leadership. Goujon said there’s no getting around the impact of world events and conditions on business.

Online Global Business Resource Tool and Training

Take an e-Learning Break

extensive knowledge on how to conduct business effectively with people from. The program includes: Rich, country-specific information related to the practice of key global business skills in 65 countries — available online, in printed report format, or on-the-go from your mobile device. A simple, validated, self-assessment questionnaire , available in 14 languages, that instantly creates an individual’s profile of work-style preferences.

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. As they advance in their careers and seek roles requiring leadership and higher-level communications skills, their development needs will likely not be met by ESL or Business English programs. Conflicting working styles across diverse teams.

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. That’s why a discussion of global leadership development can apply to any organization, regardless of geographic factors.

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.

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. But, how will their work style mesh with Generation Z? Realistic about their future, expecting to work harder than previous generations.

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. Working in Blended Workforces. The formal definition is: “A labor market characterized by the prevalence of short-term contracts or freelance work as opposed to permanent jobs.”

Learning Solutions Series: Web Conferencing Solutions Not Just for Meetings Anymore

InsiderHub

A shift to collaborative features According to a recent study by Frost & Sullivan , important shifts have been experienced by the vendors in the global web conferencing market over the past few years. Virtual meetings are gaining in popularity, as technological advances have allowed us to meet with others anywhere in the world (so long as an Internet connection is available). To this end, 63.7%

How to Determine which Content suits your Audience?

Disprz

If the learners are diversified, is your training capable of catering to a global audience? 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? Is she working for a store? Is there a Job of Work left for them to be Good? Reading Time: 6 minutes.

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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. 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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Why a LMS is as Vital as Staff Performance Management

Mindflash

In 2013, 95% of organizations in a research sample of over 1,000 companies worldwide stated that they set individual goals, whilst 89% used performance ratings (Source: Global Performance Management Survey Report ). It seems performance management in business remains in use and of chief importance. For expansion – into new business areas, new product lines, extended reach etc. (as Managing your employee’s performance is vital, right?

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. 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. Though these issues can be deterrents in making a decision, you can always find ways to work around them and take advantage of the expertise and cost efficiency Indian vendors bring to the table on e-learning projects.

Leveling Up Your Relationship with WordPress with Terri Tutich

LifterLMS

Sticking with basic tools, and tools you know how to work with, may be the best strategy when initially getting off the ground. You can also work with someone on the technical aspects to build out your website or to teach you the basics of building it. When Terri works with updates, she’ll test them on a staging site to make sure everything checks out and the site won’t break with the updates, and then she’ll run a backup and run updates on the live site. How does it work?

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).