Training Culture vs. Learning Culture

The Performance Improvement Blog

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 that kind of culture the assumption is that trainers (under the direction of a CLO) drive learning. Whereas in a learning culture, responsibility for learning resides with each employee and each team.

Becoming a Social Business – Beyond Culture Change

Learnnovators

Over the past few years, the need to become a social business and to promote enterprise-wide collaboration have taken hold in many organizations. The usual culprits are the hapless organizational culture closely followed by hierarchy and leadership lethargy. We have become accustomed to blaming the culture of an organization for the failure of any initiative, and more so when the change calls for redefining and re-imagining how people work and interact.

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Learning Rebel Book Review: The Social Leadership Handbook by Julian Stodd

Learning Rebels

I didn’t need to think twice, the choice was easy – The Social Leadership Handbook, by Julian Stodd. The Social Leadership Handbook , Julian Stodd. The Social Leadership Handbook via Julian Stodd. Secondly, I knew from my experiences of reading Julian’s work, this would be a book that would take leadership to a new level reflecting the social age that we are in today. Welcome to the social age.”. Regarding Social Age ….

Learning Culture Fuels All HR Missions

Docebo

Learning Culture is all the rage. While not new, Learning Culture has never been so popular among organizations feeling the urge to rethink their learning system to adapt to ever-changing skills and technologies. Start by measuring your Learning Culture! (If

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Fosway Group (2017), ’Fosway 9 – Grid Authoring Systems’ Share Stories with Screen Recording1 1 11Index: Table of contents gomolearning.com @gomolearning User-Generated Videos: Tapping into Social Sharing2 Quick, Accurate Auto-Captioning. 12 Ways to Get the Most.

Learning Organization is Culture, Processes, and Leadership

The Performance Improvement Blog

Having a search engine, online payment processing, or social networking capability was a competitive advantage only a short time ago. Garvin and Edmonson go on to talk about the “three building blocks” of organizational learning: 1) environment; 2) work processes; and 3) leadership. I interpret “environment” to mean organizational culture. These aspects of culture must be aligned with continuous learning about and from the work of the organization.

Steps to Developing a Learning Culture

The Performance Improvement Blog

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. Culture is the collective beliefs, assumptions, and values of employees (and other stakeholders) and culture affects every aspect of organizational life. As I have argued in previous posts , to be successful in today’s world, companies need to have a culture that values and supports learning.

Defining Organizational Culture

The Performance Improvement Blog

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. If we say we want to change an organization’s culture, we need to be very clear about what it is we are seeking to change and how we will know when that happens. These definitions have been modified by thought-leaders to explain the culture of organizations.

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. Allow for feedback and reflection – In a learning culture, employees examine what they do, compare that to what needs to be done, reflect on what they have learned, and make the needed changes in the organization. In this kind of culture, formal classroom training is probably the least effective.

A Productive Learning Culture

The Performance Improvement Blog

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.

Why and How to Create a Continuous Learning Culture

Docebo

The implications of a stagnant learning culture can prove to be severe for the health and progress of an organization. Let’s take a look at continuous learning, why it is so crucial, and how you can begin to create this culture in your organization.

Creating a Culture for Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

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.

Cultural Barriers to Organizational Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

All organizations have a culture. Some cultures support learning more than others. Some cultures stifle learning by marginalizing the training and development function, by discouraging risk-taking, by not rewarding learning, by not allowing opportunities for informal and social learning, and by undermining performance improvement efforts. In a learning culture, the pursuit of learning is woven into the fabric of organizational life.

Key Elements of 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. A learning culture is a culture of inquiry; an environment in which employees feel safe asking tough questions about the purpose and quality of what they are doing for customers, themselves, and other stakeholders.

‘Sharing’ culture

Clark Quinn

I was in a recent conversation about a company facing strong growth and worried about the impact on culture. Companies with a positive culture, a valuable offering, and a good business model are liable to face growth issues, and maintaining or starting a good culture becomes a critical issue to maintaining the organization’s success. This company had a positive culture, in that people were diverse, friendly, upbeat, and committed to contributing. social strateg

Leadership and the return to the office

CLO Magazine

We are social creatures who need healthy relationships to thrive. The post Leadership and the return to the office appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. “It’s great to welcome you back to the office now that we’ve all been vaccinated, and the pandemic is under control!

How To Build A Digital Learning Culture In Your Organization

Dan Keckan

Discover performance consulting tips aimed at building a blended learning curriculum that drives learning culture within your organization. Virtual Training Leadership Training Learning Culture Social Learning Virtual Learning Environment

Behaviors Sabotaging Your Leadership Skills

Your Training Edge

Although recently are you noticing any change in your leadership qualities and can observe a change in your impact on the people working under you in your team? The top most important thing is to know your habits or behavior which can affect your leadership abilities and duties. If you don’t know the root cause behind the downfall in your leadership skills then you would not be able to solve it either. Featured Featured Posts Leadership

Creating a Culture for Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

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.

Becoming a Social Business -- Beyond Culture Change

ID Reflections

Over the past few years, the need to become a social business and to promote enterprise-wide collaboration have taken hold in many organizations. The usual culprits are the hapless organizational culture closely followed by hierarchy and leadership lethargy. We have become accustomed to blaming the culture of an organization for the failure of any initiative, and more so when the change calls for redefining and re-imagining how people work and interact.

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Hierarchical Leadership vs. Networked Leadership

The Performance Improvement Blog

Harold Jarche, in his blog , talks about the differences between a hierarchy and a networked organization and how that affects leadership. He writes: It takes different leadership to increase collaboration and support social learning in the workplace. Leadership is the key, not technology. Most of our leadership practices come from a command and control military legacy that have been adopted by the business world for the past century.

Resources to develop leadership in the post-COVID-19 era

CLO Magazine

Many executives agree that leadership development has become a focal point of the executive span of control but has not been associated with organizational internal resources enough to make it an integral part of business success. Corporate culture. Intercompany social networks.

Human-centered leadership: Five actions for the new paradigm

CLO Magazine

COVID-19 created a new paradigm for the way we work—and organizations across the globe are stepping back to redefine what work means for their employees and culture. There has never been a more urgent call for human-centered leadership.

Encourage Social Learning to Improve Corporate Culture

Pract.us

Informal, social learning builds a strong corporate culture. Do you have a great company culture? According to Deloitte’s 2015 Culture and Engagement Report , 87% of organizations identify culture and engagement as one of their top challenges. If you fall in this majority, consider the power of social learning to help turn your boat in the right direction. Humans are natural social learners, and your employees are learning from each other right now.

Does Lateral Leadership Really Work in Business?

KnowledgeCity

Leadership can mean a number of different things to different people. Using principles of lateral leadership is one way to remain flexible and dynamic in your approach to management. What Is Lateral Leadership? Why Has Lateral Leadership Become a Business Buzzword?

How to Shape Company Culture with a Remote Team

Coreaxis

A company’s culture is comprised of a combination of factors, including the environment, the social norms, values and mission, as well as ethics, expectations and goals. Culture is integral to a company’s success for a number of reasons.

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Diversity in Leadership-Part III – How to Establish & Manage a Diverse Workplace Culture

Jigsaw Interactive

How to Establish and Manage a Diverse Workplace Culture. Racial and ethnic leadership diversity numbers were even worse. In this last article about diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), we’ll build on the information presented in the last two, which covered the DEI movement in general and the benefits of a diverse workforce and specifically diverse corporate leadership. This article will explore how to establish and manage a diverse, inclusive culture in your organization.

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Becoming a Learning Culture: Competing in an Age of Disruption

The Performance Improvement Blog

Social media allows restaurants, hotels, airlines, and travel services to market directly to us based on our personal interests. Employees must learn how to use new computers and new apps, how to operate new, high tech machinery, how to be responsive to customer demands, how to create innovative products and services, how to manage a multi-cultural, multi-generational workforce, how to work effectively in cross-functional teams, and how to plan for a future that is constantly in flux.

The Cart & Horse of Org Social

The Simple Shift

Company A has [insert any social platform name here]. Company B has [insert any social platform name here]. Must be the culture, right? Must be leadership, right? Culture Social Business social platformsThey have these amazing participation metrics and results. They have the opposite. Must be that company B is not doing the same adoption activities, right? I’m not going […].

Work, culture and COVID-19

CLO Magazine

The very real and immediate need to address the technological requirements of forced online work options grabs the attention, but finding IT solutions without addressing the cultural and emotional impact of COVID-19 on your employees is, at best, a half-baked quick fix.

A Nurturing Culture #blimage

Clark Quinn

This to me is a metaphor for the benefits of creating a culture in which learning can flourish. I’ve earlier detailed what the research says about the elements of a learning organization, and it’s clear that you need a culture with several elements. In addition, learning is social. It is really important that leadership reinforces learning, both by supporting and more importantly by practicing visibly! social

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. A focus on training, performance management, communication, and visible leadership can liven things up for employees in the workplace. This mindset is as a result of pushing a learning a culture.

Creating a Learning Culture in Highly Regulated Industries

The Performance Improvement Blog

During the first session of a workshop I facilitate for ATD, one of the participants asked, “What does a learning culture look like in an electrical power generation plant, where most of the training is for the purpose of meeting industry regulations?” These are employees who need leaders and managers that facilitate and support informal, on-demand, just-in-time, and social learning.

Reimagining the learn-it-all culture in a hybrid world

CLO Magazine

It’s time to recreate our learn-it-all culture. . Pre-pandemic, many learning leaders carefully curated experiences for every stage, from the onboarding journey to executive leadership readiness. And I think that’s been one of the biggest cultural mind shifts for us.

How to Create a Culture of High-Performing Teams—CoreAcademy

Coreaxis

Having a culture of high-performing teams is something that every company dreams of. The question is, are you willing to do what it takes to create and nourish such a culture? Qualities of High-Performing Teams’ Culture. How to Create a High-Performance Culture.

Building a culture of accountability

CLO Magazine

It’s possible if you create a culture of accountability. Therein lies the key to creating a culture of accountability: encouraging individuals to take ownership of their results and the consequences of those results. What is a culture of accountability?

How (and Why) to Build a Culture of Respect for Your Service Workers

Avilar

The next largest group was (no surprise) the retail, health care, and social assistance sectors. Here’s how (and why) to build a culture of respect for your service workers. Build a Respect-First Culture. Enough!

Grow Your Business AND Keep Your Culture?

The Simple Shift

You’ve been able to keep your culture intact here. communication leadership Social Business #OSD #OD OrgSocialDesignWe’re at 80 people right now in 2.5 years, that’s a lot of growth. You’re [Vayner Media] at 800 people. We’re hitting a stage now where there’s people coming through the door 2 and 3 layers removed from me now, I don’t know their names anymore. […].

Tight Cultures and Loose Cultures

CLO Magazine

It is because Americans come from a loose culture and Indian and Chinese leaders come from tight cultures. Robert was unable to work within the social norms of these other cultures, and vice versa. Cultural Differences. Given the critical importance of being able to build trust when doing business globally, it is important to understand and embrace national cultural differences and an individual’s ability to develop trust. Tight and Loose Cultures.

The Future of Leadership Development in the Digital Age

Infopro Learning

Here are just a few of the questions we must answer when developing leaders for the future: What is the implication of the current business climate for leadership at all levels? We have a call to action to prepare our emerging talent to take on leadership positions at every level of our organizations. Changes in the generations are fueling our call to action because of the limited time people have today to stay in leadership positions within a stable business climate.