Skills for the Networked World

ID Reflections

it includes knowledge about when and how to use particular strategies for learning or for problem solving. The ability to build virtual relations and work with a myriad range of individuals from different cultures and countries will be increasingly critical in the coming years.

Social Networking – A Contrarian View

Upside Learning

We all know social networks promote learning; while the mechanisms aren’t documented or well-understood, that it works isn’t in doubt anymore. But we must ask, are the ‘social media/networking systems’ out there promoting this learning? Social Learning Social Networking

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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.

Connected pedagogy: Social networks

Learning with e's

Photo by Steve Wheeler In a previous post I outlined some of the metrics around the use of digital media, technologies and social networks. Global social networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter support various forms of communication and sharing actions that were previously unavailable.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

design a curriculum solution that: • has a clear goal tied to a well- articulated business problem, • meets the needs of your target. to solve the business problems that need solving. clear on your business problem and desired outcomes. problem? problem and desired result.

‘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.

A Network of Experts: From Content Curation to Insight Curation

CLO Magazine

analysis, at least 80 percent of companies acknowledge a critical need to redesign their traditional structure to create a network of experts for better, faster business decisions. Time for a New Organizational Structure and Culture. Insight curation addresses this problem head-on.

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.

Personal Learning Networks: For Ongoing Learning in a Connected World

ID Reflections

The four topics we are planning to deep dive into in the first two weeks are: a) Networked learning, b) Personal Learning Networks, c) MOOCs, and d) Communities of Inquiry. Here''s a list of related posts on learning in a networked world.

Can organisation-wide social networks capture tacit knowledge?

The eLearning Nomad

Yet, organisations’ social networks are based on the presumption that conversations is all we need. Sharing of tacit knowledge is done through solving problems together. People are often not aware of the ins-and-outs of how they solve problems and approach decisions in the workplace. Collaboration on a problem ( not the same as cooperation ) allows colleagues to pick up tacit knowledge from each other.

What is the Goal of a Coaching Culture?

Cylient

When establishing the goal of a coaching culture in an organization, there are many factors involved in the change management process, so it’s important to have a shared understanding of the overarching intention for the initiative. Current Overarching Organizational Cultures.

Becoming a Social Business – Beyond Culture Change

Learnnovators

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. No matter how hard we try to change the culture – and I do believe that leaders and managers are trying – the discourse we use lets us down.

Building a Culture of Continuous Learning

Performance Learning Productivity

The CEB study was particularly focused on ‘ network performance’ – the outcomes achieved with and through others. The 52 Weeks program initially started as a way to communicate company culture and values to new employees. How do I escalate problems if I can’t fix them?

7 Ways A Supportive Online Training Culture Improves ROI

G-Cube

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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Cultivate Curiosity with Coaching Cultures

Cylient

That’s what coaching cultures do—they wire up a leadership style that encourages people to integrate some of the fundamental elements of that support curiosity into their day-to-day interactions. And, how do I make sure this problem never happens again?”.

MOOCs to Create and Enhance Corporate Culture

Your Training Edge

Corporate culture has become a new buzzword, fueled partly by the increased importance being placed on soft skills. For a long time, corporate culture was generally ignored, or at least not actively shaped and promoted. Every organization has a culture and that culture matters.

Cross-Cultural Leadership Skills Are Not What You Think

CLO Magazine

Corporate leaders are sent abroad to get things done, but they often create more problems than they solve. A country’s “culture” is an illusion because even the tiniest states are complex environments with ethnic, social and personal diversity.

Experimental 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.

The Amazon approach – Problem solving with elearning

Sponge UK

The world’s biggest retailer , Amazon has had to solve some of the biggest problems facing any business. We’re going to analyse their innovative ideas and show how an elearning approach can help you use the same techniques to solve some common business training problems.

WARNING, social netWORK AHEAD

Learning Cafe

Posts such as ‘ You ready to fail at social networking ’ and the excellent post from Jeevan Joshi ’4 reasons why employee social learning will fail at work ‘, have really made me think and reflect on the hype surrounding social business and more specifically the rise of social networks / communities within the work environment. Do you want to develop a more open culture of sharing?

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks. THE ISSUE IS NOT whether you are going to become a socially networked university but how soon. IBM describes socially networked corporations as the next step in the overall evolution of business. Solve nagging problems.

The Future Of Your Organization Is In Its Culture Of Learning

Your Training Edge

But luckily, I learned from enough to realize that mistakes and learning are part of an active, innovative culture. Managers, leaders, and employees are all a part of that culture. One part of the answer, if not the main part, is the culture of learning in the organization.

Everything’s Coming Up Networks (except learning)

Jay Cross

Sloan Management Review has a great interview with Andy McAfee on What Sells CEOs on Social Networking. ” They understand the power of weak ties in enterprise social networks. David describes leadership as an emergent property of an organizational network.

Social Networking, Performance Problems, Multitasking, & Research

Big Dog, Little Dog

Study: Social networks may subvert 'digital divide' - c/net. A one-page guide to performance problem analysis, just in case the cause of the problem is not restricted to a lack of skill or knowledge.

Becoming a Social Business -- Beyond Culture Change

ID Reflections

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. No matter how hard we try to change the culture – and I do believe that leaders and managers are trying – the discourse we use lets us down.

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The Value of Networking: Inside & Out of the Office

Everwise

Nicole Jones, Head of Learning and Development at Alexion, sat down with the Everwise team to share her perspective on internal and external networking and the benefits of both. Internal networking allows you to reach out beyond your normal scope of job responsibilities, but it can come in many forms. As Nicole simply put, networking starts with saying hello. Networking offers a valuable opportunity for engagement and learning both in and outside of the workplace.

Culture before Content: 3 Steps for Warming Up Your Organization to the Idea of Microlearning

Axonify

Do they come back with institutional images like classrooms or more modern concepts like peer-to-peer conversation and social networking? sharing on your enterprise social network). Microlearning is a hot topic right now—and for good reason.

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Social networking & the workplace

eFront

Paul Adams summed the essential problem up nicely in “ Stop talking about “social ”. He points out the two main problems are: Not enough people are recognizing that the web is being fundamentally rebuilt around people, and that this is going to change how all of us do business.

Why Training has a Bad Name (and how we can change it)

Learning Rebels

Problem solving workshops aka “hack-a-thons” (not about problem solving, but about solving a problem). When this occurs, people fall back to what they know – regardless as to whether or it is the best way to solve the problem.

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The importance of a Knowledge Sharing Culture

Growth Engineering

We’ll also see how the learning and development community is innovating to combat this trend and pave the way for a more collaborative culture. Because of this, a culture of performance where everyone understands the expectations and is held accountable for performing to them is key.”

DevLearn 2014 – It’s a Wrap (and it’s all about community): Featuring Meg Bertapelle

Learning Rebels

Last week #chat2LRN hosted a twitter chat based on the DevLearn/ Personal Learning Network experience. Conferences Culture News Personal Learning Network Social Learning #chat2lrn conference DevLearn 2014 Helen Blunden Learning meg bertapelle Network PLN social learning

Podcast 12: Collaborative Medical Education at Vermont Oxford Network

Talented Learning

EPISODE 12 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUESTS: Vermont Oxford Network (VON) is a nonprofit collective of multidisciplinary medical professionals, working together to improve the landscape of neonatal healthcare. How would you describe the mission of Vermont Oxford Network (VON)?

Learning at Large Ep1: Building a learning culture for 45,000 salespeople

Elucidat

Paul : Within our distribution network, people grow teams. Paul : I’m a big believer in performance consulting as a way of trying to understand business problems and trying to come up with interesting solutions for those problems. So, how do we understand business problems?

Culture before Content: 3 Steps for Warming Up Your Organization to the Idea of Microlearning

Axonify

Do they come back with institutional images like classrooms or more modern concepts like peer-to-peer conversation and social networking? sharing on your enterprise social network). Microlearning is a hot topic right now—and for good reason.

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How to train your partner network to extend the reach of your brand

Melon Learning

Your reseller network can help you grow your business exponentially - there’s no doubt about it. Yet, keeping a channel network happy and selling is not an easy job – it feels more like herding cats than training a group of people united by a common goal.

Find out if social learning chemistry works for you!

Origin Learning

The retailer was worried about onboarding employees in newer locations and how they would embrace the organization culture. Challenges faced included the following: To encourage a peer-to-peer problem-solving approach between employees.

The Critical Problem Revenue Doesn’t Solve

Learnloft

But then he said it again, “Revenue Solves All Organizational Problems.”. Finally, I spoke up and said, “While I get where you are coming from, the truth is, revenue doesn’t solve any problem other than payroll.”. There’s no question that revenue is needed to run a business, but it does nothing to solve the major challenge organizations regardless of size face: company culture. Like many other challenges, revenue is only a bandaid for culture.