Leadership development is creating a dilemma

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These shifts create a need for most organizations to change, which demands more and better leadership development. The result is a record amount of investment in leadership development — more than $200 billion globally.

Telus About Your Global Learning

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It’s been an interesting path that’s brought Braden to her current role as global vice president and chief learning officer for Telus International, a worldwide provider of customer-service outsourcing and IT services. Meanwhile, global engagement is 83 percent — a leading industry score.

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Is your global learning strategy truly global?

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My first experience leading a global learning program was in Paris for a high-tech firm. I realized that a global learning strategy is highly complicated. At present, my team and I are creating a global learning strategy. Is it focused on operating on a global level — expanding its reach by opening offices in other countries or selling its products internationally? This tends to narrow a viewpoint if the company has locations globally.

Practical leadership development principles for a COVID-19 world

CLO Magazine

You may or may not have the ability to invest in leadership development right now, yet your organization needs effective leaders to stay competitive in this season of volatility. Why have traditional leadership development programs failed? Develop leadership by doing leadership.

Jim Woolsey is the 2019 CLO of the Year

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In fact, before leaving his office the day before hopping on a plane to attend Chief Learning Officer ’s 2019 Fall Symposium in Chicago, where he would receive this year’s 2019 CLO of the Year award, he sent a note to his team about setting up the next step in evolution they will head at DAU.

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Brenda Sugrue Is the 2018 CLO of the Year

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Brenda Sugrue, EY’s global chief learning officer. She said those principles are the anchor from which she makes decisions in her role as global chief learning officer for EY, a $35 billion professional services organization with more than 260,000 people worldwide.

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Damodar Padhi: A Global Leader in Learning

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2017 CLO of the Year Damodar Padhi, center, with Mike Prokopeak, left, and John Taggart of Human Capital Media. His current position as global head of talent development for Tata Consultancy Services is no exception. The result has been a move to digital delivery as the way to keep an accelerated pace and deliver on a global scale. Damodar Padhi is the 2017 CLO of the Year.

Are You Developing Global Leaders?

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To remain competitive in a global economy, organizations must determine the best way to position their business and people for success; that requires strong global leadership. Whether the organization is large or small, all companies are affected by global events and need leaders savvy in both business and cultural affairs. The Problem with Global Leadership. Advances in technology have hastened globalization.

How to make remote leadership development work for your business

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As such, the shift to leadership development through digital platforms is a critical element of successfully making the new remote work environment work while continuing to focus on your leadership initiatives. Lynda.com also offers courses on remote leadership and collaboration. James Cross explained a few ways to provide diversity in your workplace leadership training and development: Don’t ignore video learning.

How Leadership Training Must Change in a WFH World

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Today’s dramatic shift toward an increasingly remote workforce — due in major part to COVID-19 — has extraordinary implications for the leadership training and coaching industries. As a result, there’s a need to change the ways people access leadership coaching and training. Over the past three months, the increase in remote workers has exposed many underlying problems in traditional coaching and leadership training methods. The reality is leadership training needs to evolve.

Managing Career Paths: The Role of CLO

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Despite the threat of an economic slowdown, the demand for people with exceptional abilities and transferable skills will exceed the supply for years to come, particularly in today’s dynamic and increasingly global business environment. The globalization driving many organizations’ top-line growth means promotions and lateral assignments overseas for high-potential people. What’s a CLO to Do? Leadership Development career paths CLO competencies economy from the vault

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

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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. Symposium Plus, a new version of CLO’s fall event, is a direct response to that. The CLO Symposium Plus ran from Sept. If you missed the live event, check out the CLO Symposium Video Library , releasing Oct.

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Kung Fu Leadership

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That’s not to mention the success the genre’s stars have gone on to experience since kung fu burst onto the global cinema scene in the 1970s. For practitioners of the learning arts, there’s a useful leadership philosophy tucked in among Lee’s high-flying feats that resonates in the age of networked organizations and machine-driven artificial intelligence. Leadership and learning are a constant process of shedding who you are to become something new.

CLO Podcast: Visa’s Karie Willyerd on Learning Strategy

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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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Transforming the CLO Role

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From the early days of certification training to the blooming of the LMS market in the late 1990s into the social and collaborative enterprise, learning and development has shifted from a back-office function into a pivotal role at the vanguard of technology, innovation and globalization. It globalizes the process. The other area that was a big deal was globalization. The Internet enabled globalization at a much, much different speed.

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Learning to Be a CLO

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Penn’s doctoral program is at the forefront of CLO education. The University of Pennsylvania’s CLO doctoral program is the only doctoral program in the world designed exclusively around enterprise learning, with 50 learning leader and CLO graduates since 2006. The blocks cover leadership, learning, business acumen, technology, evidence-based decision-making and dissertation.

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The Leadership Development Millennials Want and Need

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Harvard Business Publishing recently released its 2018 State of Leadership Development research report, which found that only 40 percent of leaders 36 and younger described their company’s L&D programs as “excellent.”.

Cleveland Clinic expands its leadership development program thanks to a $23 million gift

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The gift will go toward creating additional space on the clinic’s Health Education Campus specifically dedicated to leadership development. Cleveland Clinic has renamed its leadership development program the Mandel Global Leadership and Learning Institute in honor of the benefactors’ foundation. Leadership development is one of the five pillars the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation seeks to promote through its financial contributions.

Take a look at the evolution of the CLO

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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. But what has happened to the CLO during this period? How have the skills required to be an effective CLO changed?

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Accelerate Female Leadership Development

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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. 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.

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

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Ekpedeme “Pamay” Bassey, CLO of The Kraft Heinz Co., More recently, she was the global head of learning for investment management corporation BlackRock in New York. 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.

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How to Combat the Leadership Crisis

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Leadership development is failing. The leadership pipeline is low, and executive search firms are growing thanks to a pronounced need for talented leaders at all levels. Part of the problem is that too often leadership has been a solo sport. In their book “Learning Leadership: The Five Fundamentals of Becoming an Exemplary Leader,” James M. Connect Leadership Development to Company Culture. Don’t Discount Different Leadership Development Methods.

Listen: Booz Allen’s Lisa Doyle on leadership and learning

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She’s been a public servant, consultant, a Fortune 100 executive, as well as recipient of the CLO of the Year award from Chief Learning Officer magazine. What is consistent is her approach to leadership – combining a passion to serve others with the courage to try new things and the humility to realize she doesn’t have all the answers. “In In this episode of the Chief Learning Officer Podcast recorded in front of an audience at the CLO Breakfast Club event in Washington, D.C.,

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3 Guidelines to Consider as a CLO

Training Industry

On the other, how do we actually impact behavior in a complex, diverse global environment? The goal is to inculcate an organizational culture, set of leadership principles, ethical standards, diversity and inclusion values, or strategic direction. When discussing training, the debate rages. How long is short enough and how short is long enough? 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?

Leadership Development Pushes Past Comfort

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Leadership expert Lorraine Grubbs said a company CEO she worked with on the book “Beyond the Executive Comfort Zone” was certain of this when he approached her for leadership develop help for his team. He wanted to double the company in size over the next five years and needed the team to think more globally. Leaders at all levels may have all the right intentions but without developing next generation leadership skills, company growth will lag.

Origin Learning Gets Shortlisted at the 2014 Learning In Practice Awards

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And it gives us immense happiness to share with you all that we have been announced as one of the finalists for the “Providers” category at the 2014 Learning In Practice Awards by the CLO Magazine in Chicago. Practitioner awards recognize chief learning officers and qualified senior learning executives for their leadership in developing and executing enterprise education initiatives. There’s no greater pleasure than to reap the fruits of your hard work.

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There’s an Alternative to Leadership Development

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Worse, most leadership development programs turn out to be ineffective and expensive. These programs provide little focus on the social, interpersonal and strategic aspects of leadership, and what’s learned is often difficult to apply. Details from “Action Learning and Leadership Development,” a research study on how action learning develops leaders were published in April. It’s often easy for team members to practice their leadership skills thanks to real-time feedback.

Rethink Leadership Development

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Last year, companies spent almost $31 billion on leadership development programs according to Deloitte’s 2016 Global Human Capital Trends report. Despite so much capital being invested into leadership, programs were dominated by superficial, ineffective solutions. Although there has been a 10 percent spike in leadership investment since 2015, one in five companies still have no leadership programs at all.

We Must Address the Leadership Strategy Mortality Rate

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Right now, somewhere in a sunny boardroom, a leadership strategy is being born. If something isn’t done immediately, the business will soon face crippling leadership shortages. Growth, technology, globalization, culture change and leaders retiring all have conspired to create imminent leadership shortages beyond the limits of current or near-term capability. Truth is, most leadership acceleration plans will fail. Isolate your top leadership priorities.

CLO Investments Focus on Relevance and Technology

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Budgets, which declined in 2008 and 2009 in reaction to the global financial crisis, have grown each year since. It seems as if the leading edge of the global recovery is continuing to take hold (Figure 1). Some other findings related to budget priorities: Content development: The focus for content development remains leadership training, which continues to be a priority for large companies.

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L&D, as global as possible, as local as necessary – finding beauty in the balance

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As the first part of his follow up to these articles and their relevance within the Nordic markets, Jan recently spent some time with Joakim Slorstad Senior VP L&D at Telenor Group discussing the concept of As Global as Possible as Local as Necessary, and what this means for both Joakim and Telenor. In today’s globalizing business environment it is a risk for the L&D function to hang-on to traditional structures and remain focused on the local business and workplace.

Becoming the Amazon of Training: Managing a Global Training Operation

Training Orchestra

Globalized workforces are the new normal, and so is global training. The data is clear: in 2010, 52% of global GDP was produced in developed economies, but by 2030, today’s developing and emerging countries will produce 65% of the global wealth! But the fast growth of emerging markets is shifting the global economic power structure. An expert in planning, logistics, and operations , delivering the right training, at the right time, on a global scale.

Are You Sharing Global Information?

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To broaden cultural intelligence across a global organization, build a knowledge management system that can gather, house and disseminate it. Organizational silos often inhibit employees from easily accessing global intelligence, and the larger the organization, the more likely it is that critical information is not being shared. This is problematic because CLOs are now responsible for helping to drive globalization in their organizations.

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

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Since this episode was recorded, Stephanie took on the CLO role at Parkland Hospital and Health System, one of the largest health systems in Dallas. Plus, co-host Justin Lombardo talks about the three things to look for in a new CLO role and why he thinks centralization is the way to go for the modern learning function. She just landed a new gig, it’s still in Dallas, as senior vice president, talent management and development and CLO at Parkland Hospital and Health System.

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A Taste for Growth: CLO of the Year Rob Lauber

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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. Since then Lauber has redefined Yum’s corporate university into a learning engine for both the company and franchise leaders globally. He has made programs more accessible through technology, more portable through field-based delivery and more globally consistent to reinforce the company’s culture.

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

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As Julie Dervin, Cargill’s global head of corporate learning and development, told Harvard Business Review , “We really only had the capacity to reach about 10 percent to 15 percent of the total relevant population in a given year when delivering a particular learning program. 5 Capabilities of an Enlightened CLO. The modern CLO must influence the entire organization — executives and employees — to think differently about the role of L&D.

Becoming the Amazon of Training: How to Manage a Global Training Operation

Training Orchestra

Globalized workforces are the new normal. The data is clear: in 2010, 52% of global GDP was produced in developed economies, but by 2030, today’s developing and emerging countries will produce 65% of the global wealth ! But the fast growth of emerging markets is shifting the global economic power structure. No industry exemplifies this trend better than the financial industry, one of the most interconnected industries on the global stage.