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 that kind of culture the assumption is that trainers (under the direction of a CLO) drive learning. Whereas in a learning culture, responsibility for learning resides with each employee and each team.

Get on board with reverse mentoring

CLO Magazine

One such practice is to encourage and support reverse mentoring and incorporate it as a norm within your organizational culture. What is reverse mentoring? Typically, in a mentoring relationship the mentor is someone who has more experience in a particular area or in their career and who provides guidance to a mentee with less experience. Implementing reverse mentoring is one of many opportunities for organizations with a multigenerational workforce.

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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.”. One of the first initiatives Gandarilla launched as CLO was the Education Advancement Program, an overarching project to streamline learning and increase quality and access to training for Texas Health employees. Not This CLO appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

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Managers Make or Break Your Culture of Career Mobility

Degreed

And for a career mobility program to really fly high, managers need to play a pivotal role, Degreed CLO Kelly Palmer said. Culture Through Partnership. Maybe one of your people wants to be trained or mentored. Strategy Career mobility Learning Culture

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. Mentor, coach and develop. The post Creating a Culture of Servant Leadership appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

Becoming a Learning Culture: Competing in an Age of Disruption

The Performance Improvement Blog

Employees must learn how to use new computers and new apps, how to operate new, high tech machinery, how to be responsive to customer demands, how to create innovative products and services, how to manage a multi-cultural, multi-generational workforce, how to work effectively in cross-functional teams, and how to plan for a future that is constantly in flux. Most companies have a training culture, not a learning culture.

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. Actively trying to be a role model can help you find what you’re looking for in a mentor. So, the evidence supporting the need for change is there, but how do you become the mentor or role model for positive change?

Reboard to new cultural norms

CLO Magazine

Reboarding is about your employees learning new cultural norms, a set of rules and guidelines about how to interact with people, equipment and space to be successful. Take time right now to evaluate your current cultural norms to decide new ones upon reboarding. The new cultural norms will allow us to carefully go on with our work and lives. Put in place a buddy system whereby a group of two mentor each other into new norms, encouraging each other.

CLO Podcast: Visa’s Karie Willyerd on Learning Strategy

CLO Magazine

She took on the brand new role of global CLO at Visa in 2018. It’s no secret that talent is at the center of the modern business agenda and it’s our hope that you’ll hear tips and ideas from this podcast that will help you succeed in business, whether you’re a long-time CLO with decades of experience, whether you aspire to the role in the future or maybe you’re just passionate about the future of learning in today’s organizations.

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Mentoring in the Cloud at Cardinal Health

CLO Magazine

One of the biggest challenges associated with mentoring programs is keeping executives and employees invested. The Fortune 500 health care services company headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, has 37,000 employees, and many formal and informal mentoring programs, but they never thrived, said Susan Moss, senior consultant for talent management in the leadership development group. When she was hired in 2013, one of her first mandates was to breathe new life into the mentoring culture.

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? From each job plotted along a career path, which may resemble a spider web, employees may access the following critical resources: A clearly defined job description, which the CLO may play a role in shaping through. For many organizations, it will mean a significant change in culture that encourages internal mobility.

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

CLO Magazine

Ekpedeme “Pamay” Bassey, CLO of The Kraft Heinz Co., Now, after coming on board as CLO for Kraft Heinz in Chicago last December, Bassey is reimagining the company’s approach to corporate learning. One of Bassey’s areas of focus as the company’s CLO is developing the framework for new academies in Ownerversity. The post Kraft Heinz CLO Pamay Bassey is reimagining corporate learning with laughter and passion appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

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Wake UP CLO’s – Change Now

eLearning 24-7

They buy those folks not because it may be the best for their needs, but because they are “established” and “well-known” Sure your system might be loved by the training dept, but the CLO thinks the system in question isn’t old enough, so let’s go “established” The fear of non-traditional, which in this case applies, is constant. As a CLO if you are in any of the above boxes, I would say I feel for you. .

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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. As a CLO, you will need to address the culture of learning in your organization so you can implement a learning strategy to influence organizational change and foster value creation and growth. Practice deliberate role-modeling, coaching and mentoring.

5 strategies to diminish sexual harassment and toxicity in mentoring

CLO Magazine

Mentoring, long touted as one of the key solutions to inequality at work, may be less appealing to both men and women these days. In fact, in 2019, 60 percent of men surveyed by LeanIn.org indicated they would avoid working alone with, socializing with or mentoring women.

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. While many companies have mentoring programs, Ford takes a different approach than most, said Gale Halsey, CLO and director learning and organization development at Ford headquarters. ERGs Mentor the Next Generation.

Becoming a learning enterprise is a culture-change journey

CLO Magazine

Becoming a learning enterprise is a culture-change journey. Their attitudes toward learning and failure, how they react to bad and good news, and the time they spend debriefing and learning all set examples and seed the culture. And, of course, they are skilled learners, mentors, sponsors and coaches. But it is a cultural challenge and one that requires mindset and role changes, as well as rethinking systems and processes.

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. Change Culture Kaizen Learning Rebel News Personal Learning Network Rebel Status Quo Tips #LRNbk CLO Curiosity Guy Wallace guywwallace Jane Bozarth Kio Stark L&D Learning Learning Myths rebel Original Post here. This revised post has additional resources to bring out your inner curiosity.

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Beyond the status quo: how enlightened CLOs can enable true employee readiness

CLO Magazine

CLOs face intense pressure to build learning cultures in which geographically dispersed teams can engage with relevant content “on-demand” to reskill. Unintentionally, we were creating a learning culture where only a select few got access to high-quality training.”. 5 Capabilities of an Enlightened CLO. They’ll transform company culture and performance by helping employees reach new levels of productivity, engagement and effectiveness. Fostering a Culture of Learning.

CLO Joe Ilvento is unlocking potential at Commvault

CLO Magazine

They created a role for me that didn’t exist,” said Ilvento, who became their first CLO and director of talent development in 2011. That forced them to rethink their approach to training, mentoring and career development. For his first act as CLO, Ilvento brought together the leaders of every business unit to agree on a single learning management platform. The impact has triggered a culture change in the company. Joe Ilvento knows how to sell.

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. Women are often less likely than their male colleagues to understand the importance of mentoring relationships, especially early on in their careers.

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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. So how can organizations focus diversity and inclusion efforts to address cultural groups’ unique needs and build fluid, cross-cultural communities that promote collaboration and avoid pigeonholing? Provide specialized coaching/mentoring.

A learner and a teacher at heart

CLO Magazine

Sullivan credits former colleague and mentor Greg Till, now the executive vice president and chief people officer for Providence St. Butters knew she’d found her CLO. The learning also had to fit with the company’s unique culture, so generic or off-the-shelf content probably wouldn’t work. The post A learner and a teacher at heart appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. Profiles & Case Studies CLO profile learning Lifelong learning

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 If you think about the Chinese culture with such a deep, deep reverence for learning and for self-cultivation, having access to learning so limited it probably shaped this hunger in me all my life,” said Tsai, vice president of human resources-enterprise learning at the St. Tsai said the company’s performance culture has helped drive its near-century success in business.

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. Talent Economy coach coaching high performer mentor top performerNo one who makes it to the Super Bowl is ever genuinely surprised.

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. Coaching Management Organization Culture Organizational Learning Training human performance improvement manager development manager''s role organizational learning What should be a manager’s role in employee learning?

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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. Chief Learning Officer ’s “2015 CLO Measurement and Metrics Survey” indicated that 36 percent of CLOs are using business impact to show the value of learning to the broader enterprise. Also, the CLO is responsible for talent development. There are five potential areas where the CLO can move beyond earning a seat at the table.

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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. The post The Feedback Phenomenon appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. Leadership Development career growth diverse teams feedback cultureRosina L. Racioppi is president and CEO of WOMEN Unlimited Inc. She can be reached at editor@CLOmedia.com.

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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. By understanding millennials’ expectations and perceptions regarding leadership development, companies can retain more millennials, improve company culture and benefit the bottom line.

#MeToo in Mentorship

CLO Magazine

And nearly half feel uncomfortable participating in common work activities with women, including mentoring them. This consequence of #MeToo is occurring just as the value of mentoring women is clearer than ever: Our latest leadership re-search found that of the nearly 2,500 companies studied those with at least 30 percent women leaders — and at least 20 percent women senior leaders — have a major competitive edge.

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. Each of these were chosen as exemplary of the type of thinking that takes us from the old model to the ‘edge’ We want to be looking holistically at how people think, work, and learn, and aligning our infrastructure (policies, technology, procedures, and culture) accordingly.

Listen: Parexel’s Greg Friedman shares how learning benefits from an organizational development spin

CLO Magazine

But learning how to do so effectively is one of the most critical skills a CLO can learn. Greg also shares why culture change work is risky for CLOs and how and why he’s rethinking performance management at Parexel to focus less on ratings and more on meaningful conversation. Mike: How much experience did you have with OD when you were doing CLO gigs? So for example, if you’re trying to shift the culture, OD can say what we’re going to do is restructure this way.

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Molly Nagler of PepsiCo shares her career journey

CLO Magazine

Everyone has a different journey to CLO. As CLO, I endeavor to use research-backed methods in our learning solutions, and I also want to teach associates to critically examine their own initiatives. Were there any particular mentors or supportive figures who were helpful along the way? We have new leadership programs, a new learner experience platform, more learning in the flow of work, more leaders as teachers and more investment in our learning culture.

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It’s Time to Get Started with Career Mobility

Degreed

At Degreed, we believe that a strong career mobility program rises on four pillars: Culture Skills strategy Technology Implementation strategy. Culture: Managers Make the Difference. Transforming your culture in partnership with managers who support workforce development is critical. There has to be a culture where managers are actually rewarded for helping their employees progress and succeed,” Degreed CLO Kelly Palmer said.

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. The implication of striving for an “isolation score of zero” is that the whole organization owns learning, not just HR and the CLO, and when the organization needs performance improvement, training is not the first course of action.