Learning to Change Culture

The Performance Improvement Blog

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.

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.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Imagine a Learning Culture

The Performance Improvement Blog

Team leaders are constantly improving the effectiveness of team meetings and modeling meeting management for team members. Coaching Communication Employee Engagement Leadership Learning Culture Management Organization Culture Organizational Learning Teamwork Training

Organization Culture Change

The Performance Improvement Blog

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?”

Return on Learning from Every Angle: ROI and the Triple Bottom Line of Learning

Speaker: Lonna Jobson, Instructional Design Team Lead, Inno-Versity, and Miriam Taylor, Chief Learning Strategist, Inno-Versity

Accurately reporting the Return on Learning for an eLearning program is more complex than a traditional ROI calculation can convey. To get a full picture that goes beyond financial gains, you need to incorporate the perspectives of the Triple Bottom Line of Learning (TBLL) and what is important to each party involved: the C-suite, the learning team, and the learners. Join Miriam Taylor, Chief Learning Strategist at Inno-Versity, and Lonna Jobson, Instructional Design Team Lead of Inno-Versity, as they conclude this series by highlighting key strategies and techniques to help you compile a TBLL Report for your next learning initiative.

Effective Learning Culture Supporting Business and Transformation Goals – Part 1

Speexx

The post Effective Learning Culture Supporting Business and Transformation Goals – Part 1 appeared first on Speexx. All Speexx Blog Posts Digital transformation Digital Transformation learning transformation modern learning cultures

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.

Why Your Organization Needs a Learning Culture

The Performance Improvement Blog

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.

Eight Leader Habits of a Learning Culture

The Performance Improvement Blog

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.

Checklist Culture

The Performance Improvement Blog

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

3 Reasons to Invest in a Learning Culture: RECRUIT, RETAIN, ENGAGE

One of the least explored and most effective ways to drive recruiting, retention, and overall employee engagement is to establish a learning culture. If this is an area where you need help (or if you could just use a refresher) let Paycor walk you through actionable tips and insights on how you can develop the learning culture that works best for your business.

Prevent Employee Burnout With Flexibility, Learning Culture

Absorb LMS

A culture that rewards 12-hour workdays and where people feel uncomfortable taking time off is unhealthy for workers—and for the business. Managers and executives can create a learning culture , which pays off in improved performance and productivity.

How Effective Onboarding Strategy Contributes to Employee Retention and Positive Company Culture

Wisetail

As an employer, it’s an opportunity for a strategic program to help new employees quickly reach productivity and feel comfortable contributing to company culture. As an employee, the thought of onboarding can be daunting.

16 Signs of a Learning Culture

The Performance Improvement Blog

How do you know your organization has a learning culture ? While a learning culture is an environment that’s always being developed, certain signs indicate that you are making progress. In a learning culture…. Learning is integral to decision-making ; before any significant decision, information is gathered to inform that decision and team members are learning how to make effective decisions and apply that ability to a workplace problem.

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.

View from the Learning Team: ROI and the Triple Bottom Line of Learning

Speaker: Andrea Mikulenas, Instructional Design Team Lead, Inno-Versity, and Miriam Taylor, Chief Learning Strategist, Inno-Versity

As a learning leader, you are regularly faced with a dilemma: prioritize the needs of the learners, or succumb to the budgetary demands and deadlines of the C-suite? This proverbial tug-of-war is a constant in learning development - but it doesn't have to be. Join Miriam Taylor and Andrea Mikulenas of Inno-Versity as they dive into the second layer of the Triple Bottom Line of eLearning – the Learning Leaders!

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.

Effective Learning Culture Supporting Business and Transformation Goals – Part 2

Speexx

The post Effective Learning Culture Supporting Business and Transformation Goals – Part 2 appeared first on Speexx. All Speexx Blog Posts Digital transformation Digital Transformation learning culture learning transformation

Experiential Learning Through Cultural Immersion

CLO Magazine

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.

KnowledgeStar: The App for a Learning Culture

The Performance Improvement Blog

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. Forgetting left employees without the skills to safely and effectively do their jobs.

Go Beyond with Compliance Training

Speaker: Justin Muscolino, Head of Compliance Training North America, GRC Solutions

There are few words that will make corporate learners tune you out more quickly than "compliance” or “mandatory." Justin Muscolino, Head of North America Compliance Training for GRC Solutions, believes that compliance training can be engaging, interesting, and yes, sometimes fun - and he has the experience to back up that claim. Let’s be part of a push to remove this psychological block and do what’s best for our organizations. Who's in?

Using Measurement to Create a Learning Culture

The Performance Improvement Blog

Smith (author of The Wisdom of Teams ) writes in the Forward to the book, Creating a Learning Culture: Strategy, Technology, and Practice : Today, you cannot avoid human questions like these: What must I learn next? Douglas K.

How to scale your company culture: tips and tools for effective collaboration

Poll Everywhere

However, as a company grows, and especially as it begins to take on a remote workforce, The post How to scale your company culture: tips and tools for effective collaboration appeared first on Poll Everywhere Blog.

Poll 59

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”.

Culture Before Strategy

Clark Quinn

In an insightful article, Ken Majer (full disclosure, a boss of mine many years ago) has written about the need to have the right culture before executing strategy. And this strikes me as a valuable contribution to thinking about effective change in the transformation of L&D in the Revolution. I have argued that you can get some benefits from the Revolution without having an optimized culture, but you’re not going to tap into the full potential.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

outcome with the most effective and efficient set. effective learning solution or curriculum. specifies the most effective and. project charter can be an effective tool to determine if content belongs. effective meetings. create effective. create effective.

Top 10 Questions to Evaluate a Learning Culture

The Performance Improvement Blog

In a discussion started by Camilla Keen on LinkedIn, she asks, “In order to find out and evaluate if a company has an effective learning culture, what would be your top ten questions?” Evaluation Leadership Learning Culture Management Organization Culture Organizational Learning

Culture Change is More Than Skin Deep

The Performance Improvement Blog

The new Pope appears to have made culture change top on his list of priorities. However, the action may have been part of Mayer’s plan to change the culture of a company that was losing market share and stock value. Learning Organization is Culture, Processes, and Leadership.

Does Your Organization Need a Learning Culture?

The Performance Improvement Blog

If this post describes your organization, you need to make the transition to a learning culture. The learning cognoscenti know there are no shortcuts to effective learning. You have a multi-generational and diverse workforce that requires a learning culture.

Open Office, Work Culture, and Productivity

The Performance Improvement Blog

Even though there is a trend toward open-space workplaces, views about the effectiveness of this design vary widely. Leaders have to decide what kind of design will work best for their organizations given the culture that they want and the strategic goals of their businesses.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

LinkedIn Learning (2017), ‘How to Overcome Top Challenges to Advance your Learning Culture’ 3 Quick, Accurate Auto-Captioning. When they’re set up within an effective authoring tool, you don’t need to attend to every. and is displayed in the most effective way possible.

Your Learning Culture is Killing Your Company

Your Training Edge

Learning culture. Even back then, the number one factor was “the strength of the organization’s learning culture.” Today, as the training world is adapting to these changes, having a strong learning culture is even more important for companies’ success.

Effective talent management – rules across the globe

Your Training Edge

Achieving a company’s goals by effectively managing its human resources is a cornerstone of good talent management. Company culture can be a major source of competitive advantage, and is increasingly finding place – alongside skills and experience – as part of selection criteria.

Socio-cultural engineering?

Clark Quinn

Ok, social engineering and cultural engineering have bad connotations in a number of ways. Yet, if I can talk about learning engineering, the desirable properties of cultures for learning, and moves in that direction, aren’t we really talking about socio-cultural engineering? So, if we’re choosing cultural values, and working towards them, both in ways that reflect what science tells us about doing our best, aren’t we really doing such engineering?

Effective Ways to Develop a Learning Culture in Enterprise Organizations

Content Raven

Successful organizations make it a priority to cultivate a culture of learning and nurture their employees’ full potential. employees just-in-time content delivery learning and development self-paced learning learning learning culture

Training Culture vs Learning Culture – A Mind Shift

Nick Leffler

Lastly, I’ve thought a lot about the difference between a training culture and a learning culture. These assumptions have an effect on how we treat people whether it’s obvious or not. The goal of many (should be all) organization is to have a learning culture where employees seek learning and improving themselves on their own. A learning culture comes from a wider organization though, never from a single department.