Training Culture vs. Learning Culture

The Peformance Improvement

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.

Creating a Culture for Learning

The Peformance Improvement

The culture that underpins a managing minds approach must support and encourage an ongoing and collective discovery, sharing, and appli­cation of knowledge and skills at the individual, team, and organization levels. A culture that supports managing minds is a culture of inquiry; an environment in which people feel safe challenging the status quo, taking risks, and enhancing the quality of what they do for customers, themselves, shareholders, and other stakeholders.

Creating a Culture of Leadership

Your Training Edge

Many organizational managers assume that by adding leadership training or a leadership development program that they are able to create a culture that accepts leadership. The move from non-existent leadership to a leadership culture takes time – and a few steps in between.

Creating a Culture for Learning

The Peformance Improvement

The culture that underpins a managing minds approach must support and encourage an ongoing and collective discovery, sharing, and appli­cation of knowledge and skills at the individual, team, and organization levels. A culture that supports managing minds is a culture of inquiry; an environment in which people feel safe challenging the status quo, taking risks, and enhancing the quality of what they do for customers, themselves, shareholders, and other stakeholders.

The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

in which corporate resources, expectations, and culture encourage. The Secret to Getting eLearning Results Isn't What You Think 1 Navigating a. rapidly changing.

Assessing Your Organizational Learning Culture

The Peformance Improvement

To what extent does your organization have a learning culture? What is your current culture? Using Edgar Schein ’s definition of organizational culture, you’ll want to know to what extent: Underlying beliefs and assumptions support learning in your organization.

Culture Eats Strategy

The Peformance Improvement

This reminds us of the warning attributed to Peter Drucker : “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” It’s more about developing the right culture than implementing the right strategy. How do we create a culture that will be sustainable and successful? The answer is to create an organizational culture in which learning is the primary job. Creating a culture that supports learning also means that management must remove barriers in order to enable and not disable learning.

Cultural Alignment

Clark Quinn

However, I also realized that there was an opportunity to extend that to cultural alignment, and I think that’s important as well. And that’s acting in alignment with the culture of the organization. The post Cultural Alignment appeared first on Learnlets.

Learning to Change Culture

The Peformance Improvement

The culture-change bandwagon appears to be off and running at a fast pace. Zappos , the billion dollar online retail shoe company has implemented “ Holacracy ”, an anti-bureaucracy culture that eliminates managers and shifts responsibility for leadership and results to every employee.

Aligning Training With Culture

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Becoming a Learning Culture: Competing in an Age of Disruption

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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.

Cultural Alignment

The Peformance Improvement

All organizations have a culture. Whether that culture is aligned with the values and goals espoused by the organization is the question that all leaders must face. For example, Costco appears to be a company whose culture is aligned with its values. These kinds of actions contribute to creating a negative culture in which employees and customers have little trust and respect for the organization.

Culture or Cultures?

Clark Quinn

A twitter pointer led me to an HBR article arguing that We’re Thinking about Organizational Culture all Wrong. In it, the author argues that it’s fallacious to think that there’s just one organizational culture, , and that all people buy into it. The first is that the cultural values may be interpreted differently. The second is that people may comply with the culture even if they don’t agree with it. Cultures are developed and do change.

Meaningful, Engaging, Workplace Culture

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The culture-change bandwagon keeps rolling. They should evaluate the changes and have regular discussions about the implications of their observations for what should be continued and what should be modified to ensure that they are creating the positive culture that they seek.

Organization Culture Change

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In the online course that I teach for ASTD on Developing an Organizational Learning Culture , one of the questions I hear most often is, “How can I change the culture in my company when there is little support from management and our unions resist any change that might affect the work rules?”

21rst Century Organizations Need a Learning Culture

The Peformance Improvement

Most companies today have a “training culture”. In a podcast produced for ATD, I explain why organizations need to change from this “training culture” to a “learning culture”.

Defining Organizational Culture

The Peformance Improvement

When we talk about an organization’s culture, what do we mean? The term “culture”, like “engagement” and “learning”, is in danger of losing its meaning as people use it arbitrarily to describe. Here are some examples of how "culture" has been used in relation to organizations.

GLD 2: Defining Leadership Across Cultures

Your Training Edge

When training for leadership across cultures, it’s necessary to be mindful of the fact that the concept and definitions of leadership may be different across cultures. And before we proceed, let’s define a “culture”.

Imagine a Learning Culture

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Culture Eats Strategy at Wells Fargo

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"Culture eats strategy for breakfast," a quote famously attributed to Peter Drucker , is being played out dramatically in the crisis at Wells Fargo Bank. Apparently, the culture in the Wells Fargo workplace is not aligned with the espoused values of the company. The 5,300 were dishonest, and that is not part of our culture,” Mr. Stumpf said. This statement by Stumpf indicates that he does not realize that the dishonest behavior IS part of the Bank’s 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 a learning culture, everyone is responsible for learning.

Inside L&D: Driving Culture Transformation

CLO Magazine

Culture transformation starts at the top, says Kevin Finke, head of culture & engagement for NCR Corporation. Engage leadership from the beginning, help employees identify their shared story and continually track progress against cultural values along the way.

Cultural Barriers to Organizational Learning

The Peformance Improvement

All organizations have a culture. Some cultures support learning more than others. Employees no longer took risks, and the firm established an underlying culture that affected its ability to compete in the marketplace.

Know Thy Culture

The Peformance Improvement

Every organization has a culture. But not every organization has the kind of culture that will help that organization achieve success. Culture is who we are. And of course your values are a subset of your culture, so they’re very much inextricably linked.

2015 - Year of the Learning Culture

The Peformance Improvement

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.

3 Reasons eLearning Enriches Company Culture

TOPYX LMS

According to Entrepreneur.com, a recent study by Columbia University indicated that employee turnover at an organization with rich company culture was likely to be about 13.9 percent, while job turnover at a company with sub-par culture could potentially be 48.4 Organizational leaders may be surprised to learn that eLearning can maximize company culture like no other tool.

Culture Change and Leadership

The Peformance Improvement

The culture of a company is shaped by the values and behaviors of its leaders. Times columnist Adam Bryant had with Vocalocity CEO Wain Kellum, we see how one leader’s values influence the culture of an organization.

Culture and Creativity

The Peformance Improvement

Workplace culture is the "what", "why", and "how" of organization. makes a distinction between the "what" and "why" of workplace culture. He says, for example, in a self-governance culture: . The real driver is that culture that says "Let's make it happen!".

Steps to Developing a Learning Culture

The Peformance Improvement

Changing an organization’s culture is not easy. Culture is much too complex; it’s the how and why of what an organization does internally and externally. Leadership Learning Culture Organization Culture Organizational Learning Jane Hart social learning

Checklist Culture

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I would argue that it is not the list of critical steps that makes the difference, but the organizational culture that emerges as a result of using a checklist that makes the difference. Communication Organization Culture Teamwork Atul Gawande checklist communication culture surgery

Why Your Organization Needs a Learning Culture

The Peformance Improvement

A learning culture is a community of workers continuously and collectively seeking performance improvement through new knowledge, new skills, and new applications of knowledge and skills to achieve the goals of the organization.

A Productive Learning Culture

The Peformance Improvement

In a blog post titled, "Building a Productive Learning Culture", Thomas Handcock and Jean Martin say that businesses, because of need and demand, are increasing employee participation in training but failing to increase productivity. The authors believe that a culture change is required. They say that businesses should shift from a culture based on participation in learning activities to a culture based on results from learning activities.

Cultural Intelligence for Learning Professionals

InSync Training

Cultural intelligence Today''s virtual learning platforms are creating global classrooms. Are you ready? Globalization, new learning technologies and dispersed workforces have provided us with a much more diverse learner base than ever before.

Five Steps to Creating a Modern Learning Culture

InSync Training

Virtually There Modern Learning CultureVirtually There session recap. Twenty years ago, if a student needed information to complete an assignment, they would turn to their teacher, the Encyclopedia Britannica, or a library’s card catalog to find the answer. Today, a very different reality exists for modern learners. We hold the world’s information literally at our finger tips, thanks to the advent of Google and the prevalence of mobile devices and computers.

Culture vs. Control

The Peformance Improvement

Apparently, Marissa Mayer, the new CEO of Yahoo, is trying to change a culture that had lost the nimbleness and creativity that it needs in order to compete in the world today. In a results oriented culture, how one works is determined by what one needs to achieve.

Does Your Organization Need a Learning Culture?

The Peformance Improvement

If this post describes your organization, you need to make the transition to a learning culture. You have a multi-generational and diverse workforce that requires a learning culture.

BECOMING A SOCIAL BUSINESS – BEYOND CULTURE CHANGE

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KnowledgeStar: The App for a Learning Culture

The Peformance Improvement

As a proponent of a learning culture in organizations, I’m always on the lookout for methods and products that contribute to creating and sustaining that kind of culture. Learning Culture Organization Culture Organizational Learning Training David Grebow

Eight Leader Habits of a Learning Culture

The Peformance Improvement

Eight leader habits are essential to a learning culture. In a learning culture, people are continually sharing needed information with the people who need to know. In this kind of culture, formal classroom training is probably the least effective.