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. Social psychology: communication, personal behaviors and group dynamics.

TOPYX Topics – Social Learning Newsletter – September 2016

TOPYX LMS

eLearning is continuously evolving, and so is the content we share on our social learning blog. eLearning systems play a vital role in English language teaching and social learning tools can make learning and teaching fun and efficient.

TOPYX Topics – Social Learning Newsletter – September 2016

TOPYX LMS

eLearning is continuously evolving, and so is the content we share on our social learning blog. eLearning systems play a vital role in English language teaching and social learning tools can make learning and teaching fun and efficient.

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

Encourage Social Learning to Improve Corporate Culture

Pract.us

Informal, social learning builds a strong corporate culture. If you fall in this majority, consider the power of social learning to help turn your boat in the right direction. Humans are natural social learners, and your employees are learning from each other right now.

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. Empowers learning on social media.

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.

4 Learning Management Systems to Bridge Generation Gaps in Offices

TOPYX LMS

Excerpt below: While one in three workers is a Millennial, Generation Xers are still dominant in the business world. Each group comes from a dramatically different background, which can lead to variations in work styles, along with other variations.

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. In the workplace, common traits millennial workers possess are: Technological expertise, including social media.

4 Learning Management Systems to Bridge Generation Gaps in Offices

TOPYX LMS

Excerpt below: While one in three workers is a Millennial, Generation Xers are still dominant in the business world. Each group comes from a dramatically different background, which can lead to variations in work styles, along with other variations.

Microlearning: Fab or Fad?

Tom Spiglanin

Like its predecessors social learning, mobile learning, and blended learning, it’s being tossed around as the new big thing, something we must all get on board with or face extinction. Microlearning fits modern work styles. Based on a work at tom.spiglanin.com.

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

InsiderHub

New services in other areas, such as mobile and social collaboration, are disrupting the web conferencing market and creating additional competition.

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.

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

There are brilliant scientists, visionary developers and accomplished educators — all highly skilled and educated professionals — who lack the skills to lead a coaching conversation or to collaborate cross-functionally on business strategy. Leaders today are destined for failure.

How To Use Mobile Learning To Increase Employee Engagement And Boost Performance

Adobe Captivate

Working styles and preferences in organizations are undergoing a sea change. Taking the mobile route to working is catching up big time. Social Learning. You can leverage on microlearning, Gamification, and Social learning to multiply the impact.

Sexual Harassment Prevention Starts With Leadership

CLO Magazine

Eighty-five percent of women have reported some form of sexual harassment at work, and seemingly even more than that have experienced it, as evidenced by the #MeToo movement sweeping social media. If you want a productive, healthy business, employees have to be inspired to come to work.

Dan Pontefract – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Dan is author of “ Flat Army: Creating a Connected and Engaged Organization ” and is currently at work on the follow-up book. He is Chief Envisioner of TELUS Transformation Office; a future-of-work consulting group that helps organizations enhance corporate culture, leadership, learning, work styles & collaboration practices. They possess the requirement to define what it means to have a formal, informal and social learning model.

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.

Open 130

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. Q: What social media tools is Cornerstone OnDemand incorporating into their LMS? Cornerstone Connect is the company's new enterprise social networking platform. What drove your decision to incorporate social media tools into your LMS?

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.

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.