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.

Meet the CLO Board: Kevin Wilde

CLO Magazine

In 2007, he was named CLO of the Year. CLO: How did you first become interested in learning and development? I’d never seen the topic of leadership and training and influence, and just became enamored with that whole idea about leaders making a big difference for team performance.

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Sydney Savion is the 2020 CLO of the year

CLO Magazine

As the COVID-19 pandemic desecrated global economies, L&D was in the hot seat, with many learning leaders and teams working quickly to meet the rising demands of workforces entering a new chapter of work, from remote training, coaching and development opportunities to layoffs and outskilling.

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Do You Need a CCO and CLO?

The Performance Improvement Blog

Should your organization have a CCO and CLO? Paul Hebert argues against organizations appointing a Chief Culture Officer. Hebert writes: …as soon as you codify, quantify and assign responsibility to something it ceases to be everyone’s responsibility…Culture is a defined as a set of shared values, behaviors, norms. I agree with Hebert and I have similar concerns with having a CLO (Chief Learning Officer). Leadership for culture and learning should come from CEOs.

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This is Why Operational Efficiency Will Make You a More Successful CLO

Infopro Learning

Aside from the logistical challenges of getting learners and facilitators in the right location, at the right time, in the same classroom, there are also language translations, cultural considerations, and differences in employee labor laws that can leave people with the blackest of Six Sigma belts to feel overwhelmed. These people, processes, and technologies all have dollar figures attached to them and, as the CLO knows more than most, the dollars start to add up quickly.

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From higher ed to PepsiCo CLO

CLO Magazine

To achieve that goal, the company needed to shift its leadership culture to adopt a more long-term view of developing and reskilling the workforce, says Sergio Ezama, PepsiCo’s chief talent officer and CHRO of global functions and groups. “It Illustrations by Jonathan Bartlett.

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Work, culture and COVID-19

CLO Magazine

COVID-19 has forced unique challenges on American managers tasked with leading multicultural work teams: Its impact on how we do work, where we do work and how we define work gets deeper every week. After all, these teams worked together virtually long before COVID came along.

The CLO Holiday Wish List

Litmos

Mike’s CLO Holiday Wish List for 2019: Automation and AI everywhere. Especially for large companies, it’s just not possible for the L&D team to keep up with even semi-manually managing the entire learning program and making sure that all learners are seeing and completing the courses they need to perform at their best. Even mid-sized companies these days need to consider cultural and geographic diversity, multi-language capabilities, massive mobility, etc.

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Tight Cultures and Loose Cultures

CLO Magazine

It is because Americans come from a loose culture and Indian and Chinese leaders come from tight cultures. Robert was unable to work within the social norms of these other cultures, and vice versa. Cultural Differences. Given the critical importance of being able to build trust when doing business globally, it is important to understand and embrace national cultural differences and an individual’s ability to develop trust. Tight and Loose Cultures.

Status Quo? Not This CLO

CLO Magazine

By 2015 he was the new vice president and CLO. “We Gandarilla’s rapid evolution from consultant to leadership required him to mature quickly into a leader who can command the respect and loyalty of his teams. Daniel has been very successful stepping up into this role and after two short years, the organization cannot imagine a more suited CLO.”. These leadership skills and acumen are extremely important to be a successful CLO.”.

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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.

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 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. Guest Post by Stephen Gill.

Tight Cultures and Loose Cultures

CLO Magazine

It is because Americans come from a loose culture and Indian and Chinese leaders come from tight cultures. Robert was unable to work within the social norms of these other cultures, and vice versa. Cultural Differences. Given the critical importance of being able to build trust when doing business globally, it is important to understand and embrace national cultural differences and an individual’s ability to develop trust. Tight and Loose Cultures.

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. Third, help create a company culture that rewards managers for supporting career mobility.

The Education of a CLO

CLO Magazine

First, as the head teacher, a CLO is responsible for the architecture and design of the technical, professional and leadership development of the workforce. Further, a CLO maintains the learning infrastructure, facilitated by talent management platforms and curriculum libraries, as well as partnerships with universities and other experts. Second, as head coach, a CLO is focused on optimizing the organization’s potential at the individual, team and firmwide levels.

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CLO Symposium

Jay Cross

Along with my Internet Time Alliance colleagues Jane Hart & Clark Quinn and several hundred chief learning officers, I attended the Fall CLO Symposium this week. Norm Kamikow, Mike Prokopeak, and their team at Human Capital Media have a tradition of hosting great get-togethers at dynamite locations. It’s intended to underpin the dialog between CLO and executive management.

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Time To Get Cultured

The Performance Improvement Blog

The biggest workplace hurdle to identifying and assessing development and training needs is lack of a “learning culture.” Organizational culture is defined as the values, assumptions, beliefs, behaviors, and norms of the enterprise, sometimes referred to as the organization’s DNA. Culture influences priorities, decisions, performance management, incentives (praise, reward, promotion, etc.), Responsibility for learning is given to a department (HR, Training, CLO, etc.).

Experiential Learning Through Cultural Immersion

CLO Magazine

Ultimately, creating inclusive environments that foster diversity comes down to understanding and appreciating individuals as full-fledged people rather than categories, which leads teams to support and fight for equity in ways that combat fatigue. What We Can Learn From Cultural Awareness . Cultural awareness is a familiar term in global companies. One of the key ingredients behind success in cultural awareness is exposure. Designing Cultural Immersion Initiatives.

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. This story was originally published in the January/February issue of Chief Learning Officer as a sidebar to “ Experimental Learning Through Cultural Immersion.”

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. Practice can scale the competency and confidence of your teams to ensure your organization thrives in today’s fast changing, unpredictable world. There’s so much in there that is useful to others in the CLO role, including a couple of what Karie called her “rants” about what needs to change in the way CLOs do their work. You’ve done a lot of things over your career before you started as CLO at Visa.

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Embracing long-term virtual team and leadership training

CLO Magazine

Adding to this dynamic is the fact that the need for high-quality leadership and team training hasn’t changed. In fact, one in four leaders said they aren’t at all effective at leading a virtual team. Your past A-team might not be your future lead players.

The CLO’s Guide to AI

CLO Magazine

Anticipate employees future performance: Skills, training conducted, information shared, and internal connections to other high performers are just a few of the data points that will give managers the information they need to better predict outcomes for teams and each individual’s level of contribution. AI, in particular natural language processing, or NLP, will revolutionize this area of the CLO’s role and help to achieve the results competency modeling has promised for so long.

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The Cultural Revolution

CLO Magazine

I believe the L&D function has a fiduciary obligation to the organization’s culture, its purpose and overarching future. The CLO and L&D function is still tactical in 75 percent of the companies I talk with,” said Josh Bersin, principal and founder of Bersin by Deloitte. They seem to find it very difficult — if not impossible — to support the real learning that takes place in the organization, learning that happens every day in their jobs, teams and social groups.”.

CLO Competencies: The Path for Future Learning Leaders

CLO Magazine

They agreed that the future CLO should have experience in: strategic management, general management, knowledge management, leadership skills, and learning methods and concepts. For example, it was considered very important for future CLOs to have been involved in enterprise-wide projects such as improving operational performance, changing a culture, managing a high-profile campaign, improving a business process or launching a product — the experience side of the equation.

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Listen: Researcher Sarah Kimmel on the future of the CLO role

CLO Magazine

There’s a creeping sense of unease in the CLO role, with the future both uncertain and full of opportunity. For the second year in a row, her research team conducted an in-depth survey and deep analysis of current and future learning executives to uncover the path forward. In this conversation, Sarah unpacks the results to provide insights for the future of the CLO role. Show Notes: CLO Role of the Future Executive Summary. Most CLOs want to stay in CLO jobs.

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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. As Professor Erin Meyer put it : “Stereotyping people from different cultures on just one or two dimensions can lead to erroneous assumptions. His communication protocol, informed by home country cultural norms, did not align with that of the staff he was now managing.

Create A Social Learning Culture With Origin Konnect

Origin Learning

Konnect- true to its name, Origin Konnect is a next generation social learning platform that helps organizations develop a training and development culture that literally “connects” employees as they learn. The most basic being the nurturing of common understanding across the many global locations through a single platform, so that all employees feel part of the same corporate culture.

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. Observe how you reward your team.

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. She and Alteri are also bringing their teams together to build out the company’s diversity and inclusion agenda.

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2015 - Year of the Learning Culture

The Performance Improvement Blog

The theme that cuts across most of my blog posts from last year is creating and sustaining a learning culture in organizations. As a way of review, I’ve selected five blog posts about a learning culture from 2015 that have the most interest for readers. Developing a Learning Culture Infographic This infographic explains briefly and concisely the need for a learning culture, barriers to a learning culture, actions of a learning culture, and results from a learning culture.

Experimental Learning Through Cultural Immersion

CLO Magazine

Ultimately, creating inclusive environments that foster diversity comes down to understanding and appreciating individuals as full-fledged people rather than categories, which leads teams to support and fight for equity in ways that combat fatigue. What We Can Learn From Cultural Awareness . Cultural awareness is a familiar term in global companies. One of the key ingredients behind success in cultural awareness is exposure. Designing Cultural Immersion Initiatives.

Developing a Well-Trained Workforce: Insights From Legendary CLO Steve Kerr

Everwise

That’s why it’s crucial for organizations to invest in a culture of learning and sharing internally. Kerr reminded the audience that good managers are less expensive than bad managers: their teams are more productive, they see less turnover, and they achieve better results for the company. The post Developing a Well-Trained Workforce: Insights From Legendary CLO Steve Kerr appeared first on Everwise.

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6 Building Blocks of a Modern Learning Culture

Allego

CLOs must embed learning before, during, and after each employee’s moment of need to build a culture of learning, expand learning across the workforce, and impact business results. To build a culture of learning, managers across the organization—and company leadership—should think of learning as a fundamental part of their tool box, one that is critical to supporting business initiatives and driving performance improvements. Fostering a Modern Culture of Learning.

Take a look at the evolution of the CLO

CLO Magazine

It’s been almost a quarter century since the formalization of the position of chief learning officer: In 1994, Jack Welch made Steve Kerr the CLO of General Electric. Of course, senior managers, often within human resources, had been responsible for workplace training for decades prior to the creation of the CLO role. But what has happened to the CLO during this period? How have the skills required to be an effective CLO changed? The Academic CLO.

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Get Ahead of Toxic Culture

CLO Magazine

It’s even worse when that pressure to act unethically comes from the culture promoted by the organization that provides your bread and butter. Calling the bank’s culture toxic during that time is an understatement. The company told CNNMoney it had let down its team members and is “making fundamental changes” to help ensure employees are supported in upholding a customer-focused culture.

Becoming a learning enterprise is a culture-change journey

CLO Magazine

Becoming a learning enterprise is a culture-change journey. It is not courses and formal programs, or something that the company and L&D team simply provide to employees (though these are part of the solution). Track 3: Teams. Teams are a key organizing principle in today’s workplace, and it’s common for individuals to work on two, three or more at a time. Teams are increasingly important building blocks of the learning enterprise.

More Curious Learning

Learning Rebels

Is the sales team on task to meet their sales goals? 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. Curiosity is the gateway to learning. Innate Curiosity, Challenge Conventional Thinking, Courage of Conviction.

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