What Is Diversity Fatigue, Anyway?

CLO Magazine

Diversity fatigue is a term that first emerged in the 1990s when equal opportunity became a major initiative among corporations. Over time, the term was co-opted to describe many different situations. As diversity, equity and inclusion have become hot topics across U.S.-based

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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? The Big Picture.

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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.

The Economic Virtue of Teaching Diversity

CLO Magazine

After traveling the United States in the early 1800s, French political scientist Alexis de Tocqueville noted, among other things, that cooperation and association are not easy virtues to learn, but embracing both makes possible freedom and democracy.

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Diversity and leadership development go hand in hand

CLO Magazine

I was recently reviewing a number of articles in the business press about needed changes in leadership development. I find it especially surprising since empirical evidence continues to mount on how diversity at all levels improves decision making, profitability and shareholder earnings.

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.

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. Uber, Lyft, Airbnb, and Grubhub are just the beginning.

Cognitive diversity leads to cognitive friction, which leads to growth

CLO Magazine

Cognitive diversity, having different ways of thinking, can lead to cognitive friction. Read the full transcript of Snow’s interview below: Cognitive diversity is about having different ways of thinking. You’ve seen the world differently.

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. The benefits of diversity in the workplace are clear.

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.

Cultural Immersion Resources

CLO Magazine

For organizations that don’t have the time or resources to build their own in-house cultural immersion initiatives, there are many for-profit and nonprofit organizations that offer programs and experiences geared at achieving the same outcomes in which employees and teams can enroll.

CLO Symposium Plus: Are You Ready for the Talent Economy?

CLO Magazine

At the fall 2016 CLO Symposium Plus, presented by Chief Learning Officer magazine and held at the JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort and Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona, learning as an influential partner in talent management wasn’t just an idea, we saw it on the ground.

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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?

Talent Economy’s Guide to Diversity and Inclusion

CLO Magazine

This editor’s letter originally appeared in the newest quarterly publication of Talent Economy. To check out the full guide to diversity and inclusion , visit quarterly.talenteconomy.io. . The weeks leading up to the springtime deadlines for this publication were full of notable accomplishments for black Americans. Beyoncé performed at Coachella, making her the first black woman to headline that festival. People want diversity.

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Cultural competency leads to meaningful connections

CLO Magazine

Cultural competency is knowing oneself and having a genuine curiosity to know others on a deeper level, says Aisha Ghori Ozaki, manager of inclusive diversity at Allstate. The post Cultural competency leads to meaningful connections appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

Kraft Heinz CLO Pamay Bassey is reimagining corporate learning with laughter and passion

CLO Magazine

Ekpedeme “Pamay” Bassey, CLO of The Kraft Heinz Co., has held many different personas, both in her career as a learning and development professional and beyond. More recently, she was the global head of learning for investment management corporation BlackRock in New York.

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How Coaching Can Help the Majority Culture Understand Difference

CLO Magazine

Yet managers, often representatives of the dominant or “majority culture,” may not always feel comfortable or confident in addressing foreign national employees with regard to cultural disconnects. And as more foreign nationals enter the U.S.

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

I am not the kind to crystal gaze. I lay no claim to being able to predict the future. Now that my disclaimers are in place, let me explain the premise of the post title and what I intend to discuss in this post. This brings me back to the point I started my post with.

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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. And I have examined an employee’s responsibility for continuous learning in the Knowledge Economy.

Arming for the Workplace Cultural Dynamics

CLO Magazine

Today’s workplace seems to have become a battleground in the culture wars. Will your employees embrace workplace diversity or will they feel embattled? The workplace is the most prevalent arena of so-called forced diversity. We learn much from each other.

3 Guidelines to Consider as a CLO

Training Industry

When discussing training, the debate rages. On the one hand, how do we optimize the limited time employees can spend on learning and keep their attention in our fast paced world? On the other, how do we actually impact behavior in a complex, diverse global environment? As with many critical questions, the answer is dependent on the specific situation. Similarly, circumstances and goals should drive our selection of training tools.

CLO Podcast: Stephanie Speights of Children’s Health on Centralizing Learning

CLO Magazine

There’s a constant push and pull taking place in the learning function. Sometimes there’s a need for more control and consistency across the organization. Stephanie Speights has been at the forefront of that debate for more than a decade. And that ability to tie learning into the organizational strategy is in demand. Thank you to our episode sponsors: This episode of the Chief Learning Officer Podcast is brought to by Bridge, the makers of Practice.

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Top Chief Learning Officer Conferences of 2019

Continu

If you have recently become a Chief Learning Officer or are looking to expand your skills, attending a chief learning officer conference is a great way to master the latest industry trends. Chief Learning Officer Breakfast Club. Training Industry Conference & Expo.

Learning Technology’s Role in Recruiting for Culture Fit

CLO Magazine

MOOCS, massive open online courses, and small private online courses, or SPOCs, are increasingly popular learning and development tools, especially when it comes to onboarding and training. When you have the right person in a role,” Evans said.

Advice from legendary CLO Steve Kerr: Start with the back of the manual

Everwise

Steve Kerr, former CLO of GE and Goldman Sachs. For years, HR leaders have sought to get “ a seat at the table.”. I recently discussed this dilemma with Steve Kerr, the legendary head of learning at GE under Jack Welch and the world’s first Chief Learning Officer.

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A Taste for Growth: CLO of the Year Rob Lauber

CLO Magazine

To solve Yum Brands’ challenges, CLO Rob Lauber has created a learning strategy that helps the business and employees grow, making him this year’s CLO of the Year. Rob Lauber never intended to be a learning leader. After graduating in 1985 from the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania with a degree in communications and marketing, he began working at Dun & Bradstreet Information Services as a business analyst. Take the hill teamwork.

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The Feedback Phenomenon

CLO Magazine

By letting their work stand on its own, women are abdicating control of the message their work should send. For women to get past the “hard work fallacy,” they must understand and embrace the power of feedback — the right kind of feedback. The result? Rosina L.

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Seeking Targeted Talent Development

CLO Magazine

26, Chicago voters narrowed the giant field of 2019 mayoral candidates from 14 to two in an historic election that sent two African-American female candidates to an April runoff election. The winner, Lori Lightfoot, will be the city’s first African-American female mayor. On Feb.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 4: Role in Corporate Universities

Learnnovators

The world has gotten complicated. Organizations are struggling to keep up with the shifts: in technology that are vastly impacting how people work, in the demography of their workforce which has become culturally diverse, multi-generational, and globally dispersed, in the nature of work that has moved from complicated to complex and emergent, and with the general fragmentation and breakdown of all aspects of the known ways of doing things.

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Damodar Padhi: A Global Leader in Learning

CLO Magazine

2017 CLO of the Year Damodar Padhi, center, with Mike Prokopeak, left, and John Taggart of Human Capital Media. Learning Awards and Chief Learning Officer ’s own benchmarking program, the LearningElite. He’s been drinking from the fire hose ever since.

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. All of the Deloitte U.S.

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. In 2006, The U.S.

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Study Abroad, Employers Love It

CLO Magazine

Despite the need for an international perspective in today’s global economy, few college and university students take advantage of opportunities to study overseas prior to graduation. During the 2013-14 academic year, just over 300,000 higher education students in the U.S.

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Looming Lessons Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

CLO Magazine

Hello CLO audience! You may have seen my stories floating around the magazine and website over the past seven months, but I’d like to formally introduce myself with the start of my new blog, Life and Learning, where I will explore all things life … and learning!

There and Back Again: A Journey of Learning

CLO Magazine

Roz Tsai’s fascination with learning is rooted in her history. She grew up during China’s Cultural Revolution and Mao Zedong’s Communist movement. “My My kids grew up in the U.S. Life has shown her that learning should not be taken for granted. Leadership at the $13.5

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). Social Learning and social business go hand in hand.

Accelerate Female Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

Zsuzsanna Tungli will never forget one of her earliest experiences of gender inequality in the workplace. There have been so many studies that show empowering women and putting more women in leadership positions isn’t just the right or the nice thing to do.