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.

Seventh Way to Evolve with the Modern Learning Culture: Reflect as a Team

InSync Training

Learning professionals must adapt to this new culture in order to best support modern learners. Based on Jennifer Hofmann's recent BYTE presentation, The Modern Learning Culture - What Makes it Tick? Seventh Way to Evolve with the Modern Learning Culture: Reflect as a Team.

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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.

Eight Leader Habits of a Learning Culture

The Peformance Improvement

Eight leader habits are essential to a learning culture. Communicate clearly and often – Do not assume that in this age of email, cell phones, text messaging, and Web conferencing, people are getting the information they need. These are eight leader habits of a learning culture.

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

Managers Page 16 Example 2: Information. in which corporate resources, expectations, and culture encourage. team and enabling them to succeed. diagnostic made up of self-assessment and team feedback is used to define. Example 2: Information Security.

Imagine a Learning Culture

The Peformance Improvement

Imagine a company in which critical information is easily accessible on a mobile device. Equipment operators can view safety information on their smart phones when and where they need the information. Imagine a company in which team leaders ask for feedback on their leadership.

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.

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.

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. Help work teams, groups and communities share their knowledge and experiences to learn from one another.

Hiring for a Learning Culture

The Peformance Improvement

One of the keys to creating and sustaining a learning culture is hiring people who are continuous learners and who help others learn continuously. Edgar Wilson, in a post on e.Mile , writes that a “healthy” learning culture has four features: . How do you hire for a learning culture?

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.

16 Signs of a Learning Culture

The Peformance Improvement

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…. A wide range of formal and informal, hi-tech and hi-touch methods are being used to facilitate learning; the method used is determined by the intended outcomes for the organization. What will you see people doing? How will people be learning?

Becoming a Learning Culture: Competing in an Age of Disruption

The Peformance Improvement

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.

Checklist Culture

The Peformance Improvement

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

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.

Key Elements of 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.

Top 10 Questions to Evaluate a Learning Culture

The Peformance Improvement

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?” These are my top ten but not my only questions for a company that wants to evaluate its learning culture.

Do You Have a Learning Culture? (Part One)

The Peformance Improvement

The answer to this question is important because of the impact culture has on an organization. I like this quote attributed to Peter Drucker , “culture eats strategy for breakfast”. Culture used to be considered a byproduct of organizational life.

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. They need to acquire new information, new skills, and develop new abilities and they need to do this in a way in which that learning will be retained and applied immediately.

21 Kinds of Informal Learning at Work [Video]

Pract.us

But most of learning we do at work occurs informally, through interactions and experiences while we’re doing our jobs. This video offers 21 different kinds of informal learning that we engage in every day. Informal coaching. Informal feedback.

Reprise: Do You Have a Learning Culture? (Part One)

The Peformance Improvement

The answer to this question is important because of the impact culture has on an organization. I like this quote attributed to Peter Drucker , “culture eats strategy for breakfast”. Culture used to be considered a byproduct of organizational life.

Grow Your Organization by Developing a Learning Culture

Enyota Learning

This demands a culture of learning for all. A learning culture is an accumulation of organizational values, practices, conventions, and processes that are laid out for the development of employees on both, professional and personal fronts.

Open Office, Work Culture, and Productivity

The Peformance Improvement

Anjali Mullany: Where I sit, we don''t wear headphones very often, and my team interacts a lot. We made that decision together, and the feedback from team members has been positive. describes the intentional culture in Menlo Innovations that is a variation on the open-office design.

Agile Teams Create Agile Learning Organizations

CLO Magazine

Key characteristics of a learning organization are systems thinking, challenging the status quo, continued growth for teams and individuals, and common understanding of a shared vision. Agility is the emerging trend for companies in thinking about how they structure teams to accomplish work.

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Tips to Consider for Improving Learning Culture in Organizations

G-Cube

E-learning is diverse and it goes beyond teaching and curriculum, to disseminate information and support organizational growth. When implementing any strategy, it is essential to focus on the measures to improve the e-learning culture of the organization. Encourage reflective culture.

eLearning for Culture Change

Integrated Learnings

I’m currently working on an eLearning module intended to support an organizational culture change initiative. The goal of the cultural shift is for employees to respond to certain types of situations in a particular way. Many eLearning modules designed to support a culture shift end up largely informational and philosophical. How will the work environment look and feel different as a result of the culture change? By Shelley A. Gable.

Training Teams Effectively

LearnUpon

A team is a group of people who work towards a shared goal. Without teams, managing employees on a day to day basis would be a nightmare. In this post, we look at how the mechanics of teams apply to training and how teams map across to a specific LMS feature: Groups.

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Building a Culture of Continuous Learning

Performance Learning Productivity

In other words, we need to plan and work not only at building individual capability, but also team and collaborative and co-operative capabilities. The 52 Weeks program initially started as a way to communicate company culture and values to new employees. Most people get it.

8 Advantages to Hiring Your Team Internationally

Your Training Edge

A British study from the National Institute for Economic and Social Research says hiring your team internationally allows your business to become more efficient! International Teams Are Easier on the Pocket. You get many other benefits to having an overseas team working internationally.

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SCORM and xAPI LMS in a Learning Culture

The Peformance Improvement

However, I have had my doubts about the value of an LMS for enhancing learning and contributing to a learning culture. xAPI appears to be a huge leap forward in tracking the whole gamut of learning experiences from formal training programs to informal, social, and mobile activities.

Organizational Culture: Ignore at Your Own Risk

The Peformance Improvement

The term “culture” is getting much use these days, but I’m afraid it has become a Rorschach for whatever people want to say about an organization. was asked, “What is the company’s culture?” So, what is organizational culture and why is it so important?

6 Easy Ways to Create a Culture of Continuous Learning [Video]

Pract.us

Companies with a strong culture of learning are more competitive, more flexible, and more efficient than their peers. And one of the hallmarks of a learning culture is that employees are always in “learning mode.” Start with your team.

Informal Learning and the Pivot Point

The Peformance Improvement

is followed by informal learning interventions, at the Pivot Point in the learning curve the knowledge and skills acquired in those formal experiences will not be applied and will be forgotten.

The 5 Challenges of Leading a Mobile Sales Team and How to Overcome Them

Enyota Learning

A mobile sales team is often essential to meet sales targets. These road-warriors can enjoy working from anywhere and anytime while ensuring productivity - it's easy to see why mobile sales teams have never fallen out of fashion. Mobile teams do enjoy the freedom to work from anywhere they choose, have easy access to relevant information, and can drive more natural customer relationships through dynamic and real-time insights.

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Time for a New Look at Learning: Or What I Learned from Reading “Informal Learning at Work”

Pract.us

Your team learns informally all the time. Through his experience, he’s recognized the power of informal learning and has helped his clients take advantage of it. Informal learning happens when people chat about their experiences or ask someone a question.

5 ways to improve corporate culture

eFront

Company culture is one of them. What is company culture and why does it matter? Technically, corporate cultures are the customs and standards that the members of a company value – outside of business transactions. 5 Ways on How to Improve Corporate Culture.

Improve Organisational Culture: 10 Quick Tips

Growth Engineering

Company culture, corporate culture, organizational culture; You hear the words frequently, but how do you define the culture of a business? How can you measure your organizational culture and how can you improve it? What does ‘organizational culture’ mean?