Training Culture vs. Learning Culture

The Performance Improvement Blog

What’s the difference between a “training culture” and a “ learning culture ”? As the chart shows, in a training culture, responsibility for employee learning resides with instructors and training managers. In a learning culture, everyone is responsible for learning.

Status Quo? Not This CLO

CLO Magazine

By 2015 he was the new vice president and CLO. “We Daniel has been very successful stepping up into this role and after two short years, the organization cannot imagine a more suited CLO.”. She currently works closely with Gandarilla, who she views as a mentor and peer.

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Creating a Culture of Servant Leadership

CLO Magazine

When you describe your corporate culture, is being of service to one another and the community a core value? Creating a culture of servant leadership requires certain behaviors and actions. Following are eight practices to create a culture of servant leadership in your organization.

Guest post: Training Culture vs. Learning Culture

Torrance Learning

What’s the difference between a “training culture” and a “ learning culture ”? As the chart shows, in a training culture, responsibility for employee learning resides with instructors and training managers. In a learning culture, everyone is responsible for learning.

4 Ways to Become the Mentor Your Company Needs

CLO Magazine

Mentors are an important aspect for companies to create and encourage a positive and rewarding work culture. But oftentimes, finding a mentor at work can be an overwhelming and challenging task. Homepage Top Story - Left Column Performance Management management mentor work

Becoming a Learning Culture: Competing in an Age of Disruption

The Performance Improvement Blog

The only thing holding companies back from learning at the speed of change is their organizational culture which, for many, is a barrier to learning. Most companies have a training culture, not a learning culture. In a learning culture, everyone is responsible for learning.

Managing Career Paths: The Role of CLO

CLO Magazine

What’s a CLO to Do? So what can a CLO do to influence the way in which career paths are defined, managed and applied by the business? Of course, those people in critical positions coveted by many employees could become resources for the L&D professional seeking employee mentors.

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6 Tips to Build a Learning Culture

CLO Magazine

According to Peter Drucker, “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” Chief learning officers often find themselves in the challenging role of educating other leaders in their organization about the culture of learning. Practice deliberate role-modeling, coaching and mentoring.

Wake UP CLO’s – Change Now

eLearning 24-7

As a CLO if you are in any of the above boxes, I would say I feel for you. . With online learning you change the first piece of the pie – the biggest piece from an “LMS” where you house courses, content – and in many CLO minds, for compliance training only (NEVER) to.

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Mentoring Is a Two-Way Street at Ford

CLO Magazine

Ford’s leaders attribute their ability to weather recent economic turbulence in part to the company’s strong corporate culture where mentoring plays a key role in spreading values and breaking down silos that can disrupt innovation. ERGs Mentor the Next Generation.

More Curious Learning

Learning Rebels

That’s okay, that’s what curiosity is for, it means seeking out a person in the organization to mentor you, and help you to improve and learn. Original Post here. This revised post has additional resources to bring out your inner curiosity. Curiosity is the gateway to learning.

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Debunking the Meritocracy Myth

CLO Magazine

That morning, I was chatting with Annie McKee, director of the University of Pennsylvania CLO program. Additionally, numerical data can help the entire organization progress to a culture of conscious inclusion, based on hard facts about what needs to change.

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Develop Your MVPs: Coaching for Goal Achievement

CLO Magazine

Fostering a culture of feedback, development and engagement helps prevent the major pitfall that sidelines even the most well-intentioned goals: the “too busy” trap. The post Develop Your MVPs: Coaching for Goal Achievement appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

There and Back Again: A Journey of Learning

CLO Magazine

She grew up during China’s Cultural Revolution and Mao Zedong’s Communist movement. “My Tsai said the company’s performance culture has helped drive its near-century success in business. Ecolab’s culture is also customer-focused, Tsai said.

The Feedback Phenomenon

CLO Magazine

It’s often referred to as “imposter syndrome” and needs to be addressed by women themselves, their managers, their mentors and their organizations if women are to take full advantage of career-advancing feedback. Leadership Development career growth diverse teams feedback culture

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Thinking Beyond a Seat at the Table

CLO Magazine

It’s time to take the CLO role to a higher level, not just on the organization chart, but in terms of influence and organizational accomplishment. Also, the CLO is responsible for talent development. The scope and focus of the CLO role continues to evolve and expand.

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Manager's Role in Learning and Performance Improvement

The Performance Improvement Blog

Managers have control of their own learning, not corporate trainers, HR, or a CLO. One of the major barriers to learning is a culture that does not value learning. What should be a manager’s role in employee learning?

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Searching for a Higher Purpose

CLO Magazine

While Fierce, a small, growing company, doesn’t have a formal leadership development program, Engle said company leaders and mentors taught her how the business works and gave her a sense of connection to the company.

#MeToo in Mentorship

CLO Magazine

And nearly half feel uncomfortable participating in common work activities with women, including mentoring them. Some executives may decide the only way to ensure they are being fair and avoiding any claims of impropriety is to step back from mentoring entirely.

At the edge

Clark Quinn

Instead of courses, the solution connected those with demonstrable skills to mentor those who could benefit. I had Charles Jennings recount his actions while serving as CLO in a global organization.

The Weather Man

CLO Magazine

Over the next few years he slowly began to shift the learning culture in the organization, and to push learning beyond technical skills. If the CLO was truly a C-suite position, the leadership felt the role belonged at headquarters, he said. It requires a major culture shift.”.

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L&D: A Safe Place for Women

CLO Magazine

Kathy Gallo, SVP and CLO at Northwell Health, said she didn’t face any obvious challenges in her career because of her gender. Organizations are going to have to create cultures and environments where women can move through a pathway. Women on the boards and women in senior executive roles can help create the environment and the culture necessary for an equitable workplace.”. The post L&D: A Safe Place for Women appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

Career Advice from Lynne Bamford

CLO Magazine

It’s been a long journey to CLO. It was an amazing, high-energy, really successful place, and worked closely with the executive team to cultivate this culture. The post Career Advice from Lynne Bamford appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

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Giving Employees Space to Fail

CLO Magazine

Learning leaders can nurture and support an entrepreneurial mindset inside organizations by creating a culture that supports failure, problem-solving and innovation. If an organization is too rigid, Bubenik said it’s hard for learning leaders to build an entrepreneurial culture.

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Social Learning Cannot be a Bolt-On Strategy

ID Reflections

In such cultural settings, social learning naturally fails in spite of state of the art enterprise collaboration platforms and other technology. Most organizations are still missing the cultural aspect of it. Digital transformation or Cultural Transformational?

Empower Talent to Become Leaders Who Drive Change

CLO Magazine

Establishing a culture that invites all employees to be a part of leading the change is key for this kind of success. An organizational culture that espouses and enacts behaviors that reinforce an openness to change leads the way for change. The only constant today is change.

Corporate Learning & Development: Whose Job Is It?


Creating, promoting and sustaining an organizational culture of learning is one hallmark of organizational success. But whose job is it, exactly, to create a culture of learning within the organization?

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Instructional Design in the VUCA World

ID Reflections

If yes, have a robust online + offline on-boarding program which includes adding users to relevant communities, an online buddy/mentor, a clearly defined roadmap based on their current role. Add some scope for mentoring and reverse mentoring.

The 0% Solution to Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

Ideally, organizations should be striving for a culture in which every aspect of the workplace supports continuous individual, team, and whole organization learning. In this kind of culture, formal classroom training is superfluous.

More Employee-centric Talent Management in 2017

CLO Magazine

When promoting a specific kind of culture, leaders have only to look at their employee engagement levels, workforce turnover rate, and internal employee mobility to begin to gauge their company’s employee centricity. “An

Seismic Shifts in Hiring

CLO Magazine

At the end, students were assessed on what they learned, and the best six were selected to participate in the full-time software development apprenticeship, where they worked on progressively more complicated tasks and client projects under the guidance of a mentor. It’s part of our culture.”.

Keep Growing Your Organizational Learning Pyramid

CLO Magazine

The onboarding experience should provide opportunities for fresh trainees to imbibe the culture of the organization, preparing them to be productive from day one. Formal coaching and mentoring initiatives would also help.

Training at the North Pole Bringing Santas Workshop Into the 21st Century

Training Industry

From the CLO of the North Pole It’s the day after Christmas, and every year on this day, I do two things: I sleep in, and I reflect on the past year. Like any CLO, it’s important for me to examine what went well, what didn’t go well and what my training organization should do to support our business better next year.

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#MeToo: Movement or Moment?

CLO Magazine

She said part of why it’s hard for organizations to change is that the bad behavior has been entrenched for so long in workplace cultures. Second, Harned said retaliation is part of the culture right now. “We’re appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

The Workplace Self-Training Paradigm

CLO Magazine

Airbnb, Intel and Mastercard, for example, equip staff with a diverse set of learning resources, career navigation tools and mentor networks, while New York Life and GitHub provide flexible budgets employees can spend on books, courses and learning tools of their choosing.