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.

Online Learning Trends That You Can’t Ignore

Gyrus

Today’s tech-savvy, social and mobile learners are no longer interested in traditional classroom training and demand learning techniques that blends best with their current working style and outlook. Business E-learning elearning eLL Mlearning

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Split-tasking vs. Multitasking – The New Way to Get Things Done

KnowledgeCity

Yet recent research shows that multitasking is a myth. How does that work out for you? In today’s workplace, can you work on single tasks and still be productive and efficient? Look at the work that needs to be done and break it into smaller, more manageable bits.

GLD 2: Defining Leadership Across Cultures

Your Training Edge

In the sense of training and development, a culture is the attitudes, experience, and work styles of any like group of people. For example, work styles and attitudes are different in South Florida than they are in the Mid-Southern states, and so on.

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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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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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. When employees work with each other to improve, they’ll begin working with leadership as well.

I Believe in the Importance of Personal Knowledge Management

Tom Spiglanin

What works for me won’t necessarily work for someone else. Therefore it’s important for each of us to develop our own processes, try different approaches, and adapt them as needed to make them a part of our daily work. They need to work for us, not someone else.

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.

Leaders, Failure Is Upon You

CLO Magazine

The outlook may not be quite so doom and gloom, but research shows us that only a small percentage of people have the inherent skillset needed to be a leader. Leaders today are destined for failure. That was harsh.

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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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.

Who’s Leading Innovation?

CLO Magazine

Leaders are critical to create and sustain an innovation culture, but new research suggests they also might be the weakest link. This is of particular concern as some things leaders must do fall beyond, and may conflict with, their normal work styles.

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 ). Managing your employee’s performance is vital, right?

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.