Organizations as Communities - Part 1

ID Reflections

Operational and business models have been turned on their heads with the advent of enterprises like Uber , Airbnb , Etsy and Amazon. the old business models are being rapidly upended by new ones. It requires a complete re-imagining of how business gets done. The need for organizations to function as communities of passionate and purpose-driven individuals is becoming even more critical in the face of unprecedented upheaval being faced at local, global and planetary levels.

Why Your Organization Needs a Learning Culture

The Performance Improvement Blog

A learning culture is a community of workers continuously and collectively seeking performance improvement through new knowledge, new skills, and new applications of knowledge and skills to achieve the goals of the organization. A learning culture is a culture of inquiry; an environment in which employees feel safe challenging the status quo and taking risks to enhance the quality of what they do for customers, themselves, and other stakeholders. They want to learn!

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The Changing World of Work

The Performance Improvement Blog

Employees are more interconnected and, therefore, more interested in a collective response to business issues. The 23 notable speakers in this video series emphasize that continuous learning must be a part of this new workplace that is local and global. They say that we don’t know what tomorrow will bring so we need to continually learn how to adapt to whatever comes at us and whatever we seek to change.

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Vision and Values Shaping New Organizational Structures

The Performance Improvement Blog

Leaders in their 40s, 50s, and 60s, who have prior experience in many different kinds of organizations, are intentionally creating truly unique work environments that are structured differently and operate differently from mainstream, bureaucratic, business-textbook organizations. These leaders are asking why a business has to be autocratic, hierarchical, and controlling.

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Reprise: Do You Have a Learning Culture? (Part Two)

The Performance Improvement Blog

In "Part One" of this post, I presented some situations in which espoused values (not necessarily values in use) play a role and examples of instinctive reactions that indicate either the presence or absence of a learning culture. . What did you learn from trying to build the app? What did you learn about developing new products, about collaboration, and about yourself? Both reactions are reasonable, but one is indicative of a learning culture and the other is not.

“Digital Mindset”: What Is It All About?

Learnnovators

“Digital mindset” seems to have become another buzzword–rather buzz-phrase to be grammatically precise–whenever the conversation (online or offline) veers toward social business, social learning, collaboration, and other 21st Century phenomenon in general. Exceptions, unusual business models disrupting traditional ways of operating, disruptive tech with their emergent nature, all fall in the Complex category.

Do You Have a Learning Culture? (Part Two)

The Performance Improvement Blog

In "Part One" of this post, I presented some situations in which espoused values (not necessarily values in use) play a role and examples of instinctive reactions that indicate either the presence or absence of a learning culture. . What did you learn from trying to build the app? What did you learn about developing new products, about collaboration, and about yourself? Both reactions are reasonable, but one is indicative of a learning culture and the other is not.

Learnnovators Wins GOLD @ Brandon Hall Excellence Awards

Learnnovators

The solution incorporated the following strategies: Mobile learning. Micro learning. Video-based learning. QR-code based learning. The content was segmented and packaged in a way that it could enable byte-sized learning. We did not want to consider localization due to the obvious cost implications. each learning byte) was captured as an individual video in which the process was explained in a lucid manner. Learnnovators wins GOLD!

Social Technology, Community Management & Organizational Development

Learnnovators

Organizations and the corporate world will require deep and fundamental transformations in business practices including leadership, governance, processes, customer orientation, etc. I am not going to tread into management theory or organizational structures in this post. I wanted to set the premise for what is to come in the months and years ahead…and where do we come in as learning and organizational development specialists.

Learnnovators wins PLATINUM at LearnX Impact Awards 2016

Learnnovators

LearnX is the largest e-learning awards in Australia, and they recognize and promote the best talent and best work connected to the best projects across the world of learning. The LearnX Impact Awards are hosted by the LearnX Foundation, a small, non-profit organization that supports and promotes advancements in workforce learning. LearnX aims to amplify the impact of learning and supporting technologies through shared learning experiences.

50 Ways to Lever Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

In a learning culture , formal training is just one of many methods used to facilitate employee learning. In a learning culture, we start with the performance goal and then select the mix of methods that will help employees acquire and retain the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and beliefs they need in order to achieve those goals. Instructor-centered class (fact to face) – traditional classroom in which instructor controls the content and learning process.

4 Reasons Systems Training Isn’t Really About Systems

PDG

Knowing how to use a system isn’t a business goal. Sure, Systems Training needs to help employees learn how to use the system. What business challenges does the system address? When a business implements a system, they want their people to do something differently. Systems Training is About Organizational Change. Systems Training is a long-term commitment to guarantee the business gets the maximum benefit from its investment.

Training for No Results

The Performance Improvement Blog

Recently, I heard about two examples of national corporate offices requiring that employees in local offices attend their training programs. In the other case, a local office of a national, land-development company was required to send all new employees to corporate-delivered, project-management software training. . And they did not identify measures they could use to know if the training had contributed to business results.

Evaluating Training Through Stories

The Performance Improvement Blog

This is how Maggie Bayless, head of training at Zingerman’s, a “Small Giant” company in Ann Arbor, Michigan, describes this link between training and business results. She is quoted In an interview for a local magazine: "We call it ‘bottom line training,’ Bayless explains, “because we know that the purpose of Zingerman’s businesses isn’t to train staff. In addition, the story should describe what the organization did and did not do to facilitate learning and results (e.g.,

JAY CROSS – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Jay is the Johnny Appleseed of informal learning. Jay has challenged conventional wisdom about how adults learn since designing the first business degree program offered by the University of Phoenix. A champion of informal learning and systems thinking, Jay’s calling is to create happier, more productive workplaces. He literally wrote the book on Informal Learning. Jay is a graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Business School. It’s DIY learning.

Extended Enterprise Learning: Can You Get There From Here?

Talented Learning

” As a specialist in extended enterprise learning technologies, I get it. Extended Enterprise Learning: We’re Not In Kansas Anymore. When locals speak in their dialect, we recognize the language as English, yet we still don’t have a clue what they mean. That’s usually how HR and training professionals react when stepping into the realm of extended enterprise learning. Extended Enterprise Learning: Worth Going the Extra Mile.

The 70:20:10 L&D Model for Developing a High-Performing Workforce

Learnnovators

Some of the most successful products from Google such as Google News, Google Earth, and Google Local were employee-initiated projects unrelated to its core business! Today’s organizations expect employees to LEARN and INNOVATE at the ‘speed of business’! This is one of the most critical qualities that can help organizations succeed in rapidly changing business scenarios driven by disruptive technological advancements. 10’ refers to ‘structured learning’.

2020 E-Learning & Training Conferences

LearnDash

For professionals in the learning industry (and that includes entrepreneurs, educators, faculty, academic administrators, librarians, and the web developers who work with these professionals), attending an industry conference or expo is a common objective. I’d like to think that e-learning conferences are so popular because those of us in the education industry are naturally drawn toward educating ourselves, and industry events are a great way to make that happen.

THE 70:20:10 L&D MODEL FOR DEVELOPING A HIGH-PERFORMING WORKFORCE

Learnnovators

Some of the most successful products from Google such as Google News, Google Earth, and Google Local were employee-initiated projects unrelated to its core business! Today’s organizations expect employees to LEARN and INNOVATE at the ‘speed of business’! This is one of the most critical qualities that can help organizations succeed in rapidly changing business scenarios driven by disruptive technological advancements. 10’ refers to ‘structured learning’.

Maturity Models in the Flow of Work

Learning Wire

From the Learning Bubble to the Flow of Work. Alt hough we most certainly have not touched on every maturity model that exists , we did want to talk about one more: Dani Johnson’s Enterprise Learning Framework. The Enterprise Learning Framework. Part 3/3.

LEARNNOVATORS GAZES INTO THE FUTURE OF E-LEARNING WITH SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY

Learnnovators

Learnnovators, a leading e-learning company in India, has Sahana Chattopadhyay, Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger, as the guest in the latest edition of “Crystal Balling with Learnnovators” – their thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of learning. Her passion is to help organizations become learning organizations through social and collaborative learning.

eLearning in the Workplace

TalentLMS

Workplace learning, professional development and eLearning are phrases with increasingly blurred meanings. Information technology systems are used to develop business infrastructure and conduct operational protocols like CRM, Finance and Human Resources. The same systems are extended to include learning management systems (LMS) that enable education and employee development. eLearning has become the cornerstone of education services to the mobile and the busy employee.

Are You Using the EdTech Technologies that the Experts Assume You’re Using?

Mindflash

Long-term: Adaptive Learning Technologies and T he Internet of Things. So, the experts are expecting that leaders and policy makers in higher education institutions, and by extension leaders in workplace learning, have or will have adopted a BYOD policy and the flipped classroom as digital strategies to enrich and enhance teaching and learning by the end of 2015. Whether you choose to implement one or either is a dependent on your own unique organizational needs.

Free L&D webinars for July 2019

Limestone Learning

If you could use some ideas, there are plenty of free webinars on everything from learning principles to design tips to career management. Over her career, she’s successfully produced events, created/delivered presentations to groups of 2 to 2000, managed people and projects (local to enterprise), designed/produced and facilitated learning (digital, virtual, live), led a Human Resources department, and coached students, professionals, and entrepreneurs.

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Change Leadership: When Change Management Is Not Enough

Living in Learning

Systems constantly change to meet new business demands, and/or software applications need frequent additions or modifications. Culture of Continuous Learning and Change. Take IT out of the equation for a moment and consider a transformational change like continuous learning. Regardless of the nature of Change, ripple effects across related or dependant business functions imply interdependent changes in human performance. What is the business case for Change?

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Beyond the Lab

CLO Magazine

The time has come for corporate universities to take a fresh look at research in order to meet the needs of their students and address the increasing challenges of new technology and rapidly changing business models. This requires corporate universities to keep learning assets such as course materials up to date and faculty current with new developments in their professional areas. Traditionally, research is the domain of major academic universities, not corporate universities.

Building a Performance Ecosystem

CLO Magazine

By combining the power of the human brain with technology in a way that facilitates work, collaboration and communication, leaders can turn learning into multifaceted performance support. Survival requires continual innovation, and at the core is learning faster than everyone else. Lots of the opportunities to improve come through the network, through the people we learn with and from. Learning leaders should facilitate this learning to optimize outcomes.

An email of complaint sent to Air India

Jay Cross

Home Speaker Contact internet time alliance Learnstream Resources Internet Time Blog from Jay Cross and Internet Time Group An email of complaint sent to Air India by Jay Cross on April 23, 2007 Air India, Last month I purchased a Business Class ticket from Oakland to London with return to San Francisco. “Is this business class?&# The supervisor at JFK informed us that the refund will be processed in 4-5 business days.

An email of complaint sent to Air India

Jay Cross

Home Speaker Contact internet time alliance Learnstream Resources Internet Time Blog from Jay Cross and Internet Time Group An email of complaint sent to Air India by Jay Cross on April 23, 2007 Air India, Last month I purchased a Business Class ticket from Oakland to London with return to San Francisco. “Is this business class?&# The supervisor at JFK informed us that the refund will be processed in 4-5 business days.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

Here at LearnUpon, we’re all about helping businesses better understand eLearning so they can get better results from their training. Active Learning. Active learning is a strategy focused on encouraging learners to actively participate in training. Examples of active learning activities include practical tasks and problem-solving conducted in small groups. In today’s fast-paced learning environments, the AGILE method is often seen as more efficient than ADDIE.