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.

Imagine a Learning Culture

The Performance Improvement Blog

They aren’t afraid to admit that they don’t know something and they willingly seek out the help they need to improve themselves and become high performers. Imagine a company in which managers meet every few weeks with their direct reports to discuss performance goals and learning goals.

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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?”

Reasons Why You Need to Create a Corporate Learning Culture

Your Training Edge

For employers to reduce their overall cost of running their organization they must encourage a learning culture in their organization. Here some of the most important reasons why firms need a corporate learning culture. A learning culture in the workplace can change all that.

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.

How to build an effective performance evaluation system

TalentLMS

A performance evaluation system is a bit like the dentist’s wheel. You may have heard of many performance evaluation examples that failed to make a dent in an employee’s progress. Having an effective performance evaluation system in place can really make a difference.

Checklist Culture

The Performance Improvement Blog

Surgeon, author, and medical crusader Atul Gawande, in his book, " The Checklist Manifesto ", presents theory, research, and personal experience in support of using checklists in complex work situations, such as performing surgery, flying a plane, or building a skyskraper.

Prevent Employee Burnout With Flexibility, Learning Culture

Absorb LMS

An occupational hazard getting attention from the World Health Organization (WHO) could target an organization’s highest performers: Employee burnout. Managers and executives can create a learning culture , which pays off in improved performance and productivity.

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 applied throughout the organization to continuously improve performance and achieve strategic goals. What will you see people doing? How will people be learning?

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.

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.

At Healthcare Educators’ Conference, “A Culture of Performance Improvement in Practice”

Web Courseworks

CME and other forms of continuing education in the health professions have been influenced by the Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”), and with expected changes to that legislation, educational practitioners naturally wonder about the effects on their field.

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.

Corporate culture and performance: What’s the link?

Growth Engineering

Corporate culture sounds like a dull topic, but it’s critical to business success. ‘Corporate culture’ is just a sanitized term for something much bigger. Companies are made up of real people sharing goals and ideas and the corporate culture stems from their input.

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.

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”.

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.

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.

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.

Why an Effective Employee Onboarding Plan is Crucial?

InfoPro Learning

Effective employee onboarding has the power to improve your business on multiple fronts. In this article, we are going to share with you what makes effective onboarding crucial to success for both your new hires and the entire organization. Improves Employee Performance.

DRIVER – A Repeatable, Agile, Methodology to Generate Learning & Performance Guidance

Living in Learning

Obviously, our L&D team were more focused on efficiently and effectively transferring knowledge which by the way was what we were scoped and compensated to do. Can you also say “Cultural Blindspot?”. Digital Performance Guidance DPG Performance Support Sustained Capability Discovery Learning Performance Assessment LPAMy own gap for the first 20 years of my L&D career was never considering there was a need to engage at PoW.

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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. Include: Other companies believe employees at all levels deserve attention and a chance to perform well and better their potential.

Manager's Role in Learning and Performance Improvement

The Performance Improvement Blog

In answering this question, the first thing managers have to understand is that continuous learning is the modus operandi for all high performance organizations. Individual, team, and enterprise performance can’t improve without learning.

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When Employees Create their own High Performance Culture

Nvolve

The key themes which are critical to achieving cultural transformation will be explored below: Typical mistakes that organisations make when they attempt to engage their workforces. Culture change options: ‘top down’ or ‘bottom up’? By Frank Devine – Accelerated Improvement Ltd.

Learning Culture: A Workplace Environment for Success (Part One)

The Performance Improvement Blog

Do you want employees who openly discuss ways to improve performance? Then I describe what must change if your answer is “yes” to any of these questions: you need to develop an organizational culture that supports continuous learning by everyone from the CEO to the hourly employee.

Coaching Employees to Improve Performance

Unboxed

Coaching employees to improve performance starts with effective leadership. Here we’ll describe and define the purpose of workplace coaching and share tips on how you can start coaching employees to improve performance. Effective Coaching in the Workplace.

Performance Reviews Are Bad for Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

A survey of SHRM members conducted in August indicates that although most organizations say that a performance management system is important to them, few think that their companies are doing a good job managing performance.

Front-End Analysis: Improving Performance

Dashe & Thomson

As I am straddling the line between performance improvement and instructional design, I have been mulling over the use of Front-End Analysis and thinking about whether it would apply to the performance problems that we so often see associated with implementing ERP systems.

Tips to Consider for Improving Learning Culture in Organizations

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When implementing any strategy, it is essential to focus on the measures to improve the e-learning culture of the organization. With digitization, most of the organizations are thinking about adopting effective learning technologies to leverage the benefits of continual workforce training.

9 Definitive Blended Training Strategies to Coach and Mentor Your High-performance Employees

EI Design

There may be several high-performance employees in any organization, awaiting “discovery” and whose potential the company might not currently be tapping. With the ongoing COVID-instigated disconnect, the gulf between high performers and their advisors, supervisors, and managers has widened.

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.

eBook Release: Secrets Of Effective L&D Leaders

eLearning Industry

Culture is one of the most important aspects that can influence the overall success of an organization. Without a proper culture, everything is doomed to fall apart. This is why more and more L&D leaders go for culture change and transformation.

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SCORM and xAPI LMS in a Learning Culture

The Performance Improvement Blog

However, I have had my doubts about the value of an LMS for enhancing learning and contributing to a learning culture. These are behaviors of a learning culture. Without a learning culture, I’m skeptical that any LMS (SCORM or xAPI) can enhance learning and improve performance.

7 Ways A Supportive Online Training Culture Improves ROI

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A supportive online training culture encourages continual development and professional growth. In this article, I’ll discuss 7 benefits that a supportive online training culture can bring to your company’s bottom line. How A Supportive Online Training Culture Improves ROI.

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Developing an Organization-wide Culture of Learning – Some Tactics

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The benefits of a strong learning culture are many. Even with the best learning infrastructure, innovative learning design and engaging content, if there is a marked lack of enthusiasm then the problem might lie in the culture of your organization.

How Building Your Organization’s Coaching “Muscles” Can Strengthen Performance

Cylient

Did you know that your organizational culture can increase the likelihood of having a high organizational performance by 97%? That is, when the culture includes feedback, fairness and a future-forward focus. That sounds like a coaching culture to me! This finding is one of the conclusions from a recent research study conducted by RedThread Research , “The Makings of Modern Performance Management.” Integrate Fairness and Equity in Your Culture.