Meet the CLO Advisory Board: Sydney Savion

CLO Magazine

Chief Learning Officer recently sat down for a conversation with Sydney Savion, chief learning officer at Air New Zealand. Savion began her professional career in the U.S. In 2020, she was recognized as CLO of the Year. Number one is co-ownership with the business.

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Meet the CLO Advisory Board: Christyl Murray

CLO Magazine

Chief Learning Officer recently sat down with Christyl Murray, VP Academy lead and vice president of firmwide talent development for JPMorgan Chase & Co. Chief Learning Officer: Where is your hometown? I was born in Sacramento, California, but grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Meet the CLO Board: Kevin Wilde

CLO Magazine

As we welcome the new year, Chief Learning Officer would like to recognize and highlight its Advisory Board, comprising individuals who have long and varied histories in the learning and development space. In 2007, he was named CLO of the Year.

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L&D’s Diversity Dilemma

CLO Magazine

When Masie arrived, he ran into leadership coach Marshall Goldsmith, who lives just three blocks from Masie in New York — only to find out that Goldsmith was the other keynote speaker at the same event. Masie, CEO of The Masie Center, an international think tank focused on learning and workplace productivity, and a columnist for this publication, said the coincidence was funny but also sad. According to the data, 5.6 Diverse?

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Doing workplace diversity and inclusion properly

CLO Magazine

Earlier this year, on the morning of June 5, Sephora closed all of its U.S. This was following backlash the makeup giant received after American R&B artist SZA tweeted about Sephora employees accusing her of stealing and calling security on her while she shopped at a California store. locations so its 175,000 employees could complete a four-hour anti-bias training program, also following a racial profiling incident in a Philadelphia store.

How to Become a Digital CLO

CLO Magazine

In 1994, software company Asymetrix released ToolBook, a computer-based training authoring tool that made it possible for virtually anyone to create web-based training programs. It was a defining moment that changed the way companies think about how and where employees learn. Since then, online learning has gotten cheaper and easier to create and store, making it possible for learning groups to disseminate millions of pieces of content to serve every learner’s needs.

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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. Conflicting working styles across diverse teams.

Women and Diversity in the Workplace: Do Your Inclusivity Initiatives Measure Up?

CLO Magazine

“We don’t just have one identity — our identities are made up of many things, both physically and culturally, and the intersections matter.” — Elise Birkhofer, global lead for Google’s largest employee resource group. Companies across the globe are striving to increase their support of women as a group. The benefits of diversity in the workplace are clear. Take networking, for example — the “do’s and don’ts” can be pretty mysterious to multicultural employees.

DEI training in historic times: Lessons learned and the path ahead

CLO Magazine

2020 was a double-whammy year for diversity, equity and inclusion training: First, there was the forced shift away from in-person to digital learning methods caused by the pandemic, followed by a heated spotlight on DEI issues due to broader social awareness of current events. .

Who leads your DEI function, and how do you support them from an organizational perspective?

CLO Magazine

Having diversity, equity and inclusion that is well-incorporated with an organization’s overall business strategy, as well as having someone at the helm of the function, has been a goal for leaders for some time now, but recent social unrest has escalated these efforts across the United States.

Re-entry in a recession

CLO Magazine

Six months into COVID-19, organizations are moving away from work-from-home concerns to focus on employee re-entry, with an eye toward talent engagement and retention — all amidst newly heightened awareness around diversity, equity and inclusion. Dealing with the downturn.

Inclusion is practice

CLO Magazine

When it comes to advancing organizational diversity and inclusion, too often leaders rely on the latest off-the-shelf training program or policy, but these initiatives do little to change employee behavior. Talent Management diversity and inclusion

Year In Review - 2017

The Performance Improvement Blog

As I usually do at this time of year, I’ve selected five blog posts from the past year that seem to have had the most interest from readers. With the publication of my new book, Minds at Work: Managing for Success in the Knowledge Economy , I have continued to focus my blog posts on a manager’s role in supporting continuous learning for all employees in the workplace. And managers will be at the center.

The values-driven leader

CLO Magazine

On January, 8, 2021, Bradley Rukstales , CEO of data analytics firm Cogensia, was fired by his board of directors after participating in the mob that stormed the nation’s capital. The company was getting negative feedback from clients for not using more people of color in its ads.

Want a more inclusive culture? Consider the power of peer leadership

CLO Magazine

Peer leaders are an underutilized asset in helping organizations achieve performance objectives as well as learning and development goals. They ask candid questions about his experiences at the firm, any culture barriers to success and how he paved his way in the corporate environment.

Honest feedback plays a critical role in building cultural D&I

CLO Magazine

Organizations are modeled on the principle that competence is the primary factor in promotion decisions. This principle is a logical outcome of the reality that human organizations are primarily, and optimally, organized around competence hierarchies.

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A look at skills assessments, bias and stereotypes

CLO Magazine

In 2008, Sarah Blithe, the article’s author, was working at a consulting firm where she delivered strength-based training sessions to the firm’s clients. In these sessions, Blithe conducted assessment programs based on the Strengths theory developed by Donald O.

Experiential Learning Through Cultural Immersion

CLO Magazine

Diversity and inclusion is one of the most pressing issues facing companies today. But after years of rolling out initiatives that reap few to no rewards, diversity fatigue is setting in. The numbers in Atlassian’s “State of Diversity and Inclusion in U.S. Tech” show just how much diversity fatigue is affecting the tech industry. But perhaps the biggest reason for burnout is the simplest: The existing programs aren’t working.

Is Your Learning Organization Agility Fit?

CLO Magazine

Developments in such diverse fields as artificial intelligence, nanotechnology, 3-D printing, biotechnology, robotics, machine learning and genetics are all building on each other and creating a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous environment, VUCA for short. For CLOs, it has become a business imperative to develop agility and capability to meet the talent needs of organizations that are rapidly changing in such a turbulent environment. In 2006, The U.S.

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Becoming a Learning Culture: Competing in an Age of Disruption

The Performance Improvement Blog

(This article was initially posted on the Hospitality eResources blog on February 7, 2017.). All industries are undergoing enormous change, mostly due to new technologies, globalization, and a very diverse workforce. For example, in the hospitality industry smartphones put scheduling and reservations at our fingertips, literally. These services are competition for established companies and are changing the industry and guest expectations.

Deloitte’s Learning Function Aims to be So Visible, It’s Invisible

CLO Magazine

While many learning functions have to prove their alignment and benefit to business strategy, Deloitte’s talent development team purposefully built alignment into the structure of the company and its learning initiatives. To determine those needs, each CLO regularly consults with their respective chief talent officer to learn the business goals around client services, market growth, operational performance and talent. All of the Deloitte U.S.

Creating a Culture of Servant Leadership

CLO Magazine

Servant leadership is all about enriching the lives of others, building better organizations and ultimately creating a world that is more caring and equitable. When you describe your corporate culture, is being of service to one another and the community a core value? Details of these studies can be found in the following books: “Good Company” by Laurie Bassi, Ed Frauenheim and Dan McMurrer, with Larry Costello. Leverage diversity of thought, experience and expertise.

Chief Learning Officer’s most-read stories of 2020

CLO Magazine

Chief Learning Officer published articles on a wide number of topics this year, such as virtual learning and development, empathy, coaching, diversity and inclusion, and crisis leadership amid a global pandemic. Here the 10 most-read stories of 2020.

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There and Back Again: A Journey of Learning

CLO Magazine

Roz Tsai’s fascination with learning is rooted in her history. My kids grew up in the U.S. They have access to libraries everywhere, and when I was growing up, most libraries were closed for examinations and censorship,” she said, recalling the distance she had to walk to reach a neighborhood bookstore, only to find empty shelves. Life has shown her that learning should not be taken for granted. Leadership at the $13.5 A few key learnings emerged.

Experimental Learning Through Cultural Immersion

CLO Magazine

Diversity and inclusion is one of the most pressing issues facing companies today. But after years of rolling out initiatives that reap few to no rewards, diversity fatigue is setting in. The numbers in Atlassian’s “State of Diversity and Inclusion in U.S. Tech” show just how much diversity fatigue is affecting the tech industry. But perhaps the biggest reason for burnout is the simplest: The existing programs aren’t working.

Accelerate Female Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

Zsuzsanna Tungli will never forget one of her earliest experiences of gender inequality in the workplace. Tungli, the founder and managing partner for Developing Global Leaders Asia, and her team recently designed two new leadership programs specifically for women: an advance and thrive course for women in senior management and an acceleration course for women with five years of experience. It’s actually the smart thing for businesses,” Tungli explained. “To

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

This month's #LCBQ is the first with the Big Question Thought Leaders. I'm hoping that others will join the effort. We strongly believe the #LCBQ offers an opportunity to have something online that's like a sophisticated cocktail party. Lots of discussion and debate around interesting questions for eLearning professionals. Grows - But Creating "eLearning 2.0 Learning apps. Tony Bates - eLearning Outlook for 2011 1.

At the edge

Clark Quinn

Another response to my request for topics asked about moving from the classroom to the ‘fringe’ Here, I have a very simple response: the case studies in Revolutionize Learning & Development. Each was chosen and structured to talk about the context, specific situation, the plan, the results, and advice. Each also represents a diversity of settings and needs. The problem was too much hierarchy.

‘Black Mirror’ or better? The role of AI in the future of learning and development

CLO Magazine

The hit TV anthology ‘Black Mirror’ has captivated viewers with speculative tales of how emerging technologies like artificial intelligence, machine learning and intelligent automation could go horribly awry. How can AI be used in learning? What you can do to mitigate the risks.

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2019: The Year of Learning and Development

CLO Magazine

It’s a good year for learning leaders and their vendors. After decades of fighting for budgets and justifying their existence, these L&D professionals are finally getting the respect and resources they deserve. Almost of half of learning leaders report that in 2019 their budgets are increasing, 77 percent say they are adding staff, and 82 percent say their executives actively support efforts to engage employees in professional development.

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Personalizing performance, not learning: lessons from mass customization

CLO Magazine

At a typical dairy farm, all the cows eat the same food mix and are milked at the same time, usually twice every day. It is because this is when the dairy farmer is able to get the job done — it’s a lot of labor, requiring several people.

Bend & Flex: Building Learning Agility

CLO Magazine

A former manager once told me I had the ability to quickly assimilate information, that he could tell me how to do something and I would then apply that knowledge to a variety of different situations. I now see this feedback as the ultimate compliment, for my manager felt I had learning agility. Learning agility is openness to new information and the ability to gain and apply insights derived from this information. Look for the common thread.

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Corporate Learning’s Transformation in the Digital Age

CLO Magazine

Corporate academies or universities are entering their second century just as the businesses that created them are transforming themselves for the digital age. When pioneers such as General Electric began offering in-house training programs about 100 years ago, they focused on lower-level skills. Last year, for a deeper understanding of the present and future of corporate academies, we surveyed approximately 120 senior learning-and-development officers.

Machine Learning Applications in E-Learning: Bias, Risks and Mitigation

CLO Magazine

In recent years, there has been a lot of focus on adaptive e-learning, fueled by the advances of machine learning and artificial intelligence. As the one-size-fits-all approach of e-learning loses its appeal and online course attrition rates continue to rise, there is a move toward more personalized and adaptive learning to engage learners and achieve better learning outcomes. Applications of Machine Learning.

Let’s get real about unconscious bias

CLO Magazine

Many organizations are rushing into unconscious bias training, also known as implicit or cognitive bias training. This “check the box” approach typically results in poorly planned and delivered learning experiences, which can lead to an unanticipated backlash against the material.

Telus Makes Learning Personal

CLO Magazine

For Telus International, learning is not an option — it is a requirement. Employees at the international telecommunications company are a part of the learning process beginning with their first steps into the organization. Our program is a very robust and comprehensive program,” said Michelle Braden, executive director of TI’s learning and development program. “It It moves from the minute somebody joins the company until they become CEO.

Social Learning Cannot Be A Bolt-On Strategy

Learnnovators

“ I’m arguing that something much bigger is happening than the application collaborative tools within the enterprise – it’s a profound transformation of the enterprise as we know it. ” Don Tapscott (italics mine). I recently wrote about the challenges of integrating social learning in the workplace. Even as I was mulling over the topic and browsing through Dion Hinchcliffe’s posts for insights on social business, I had a moment of epiphany.