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.

A Culture Where Individuals Can Do Their Best Work

Learning Wire

For organizations to thrive, they must create cultures where individuals are encouraged to bring their authentic selves to work. Every week, we hear of people working in rigid organizational cultures that don’t support their natural work styles.

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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”.

Are You Developing Global Leaders?

CLO Magazine

Whether the organization is large or small, all companies are affected by global events and need leaders savvy in both business and cultural affairs. Cultural intelligence is also critical to a global leader’s success.

Why manager involvement is crucial for workplace learning

Yarno

And being able to adapt content to different work styles, strengths and weaknesses can help answer this question. It’s the first step in creating a knowledge sharing culture. We believe the ultimate goal of any sort of training is to improve on-the-job performance.

GLD 6: Obtaining Buy-In in a Global Environment

Your Training Edge

Any organizational development program needs this buy in and approval, but a truly global program is probably going to require more work on your part; after all, your key individuals and groups are probably just as diverse as your program itself.

From basketball courts to Nintendo rooms, here are 9 of Chicago’s hottest tech offices

mLevel

How the space informs company culture: Our space was designed to help us celebrate our industry, promote gratifying relationships with colleagues, and simply provide for a highly supportive and rewarding work environment. Related: Best Startups to Work for in Chicago.

Dan Pontefract – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Dan is author of “ Flat Army: Creating a Connected and Engaged Organization ” and is currently at work on the follow-up book. He is Chief Envisioner of TELUS Transformation Office; a future-of-work consulting group that helps organizations enhance corporate culture, leadership, learning, work styles & collaboration practices. Wikis, blogs, microblogging, video-sharing are all very important aspects of an organization’s culture.

Are You Taking Time for a Second Look?

CLO Magazine

The booming market of nontraditional and continuing education is filled with many people who are now working toward degrees because they got sidetracked earlier in their studies. CLOs can’t look at people, work styles, educational backgrounds or results in a singular way.

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How Workforce Dynamics is Changing Fundamentally and How You Can Be Ready

Mindflash

The day is not too far when the concept of a company campus or an office where everyone comes in to work and leaves during highly overlapping hours becomes a thing of the past. There are a few highly disruptive factors at play which are bound to create a cultural transformation: The internet of things connecting all kinds of heterogenous devices resulting in explosive space decoupling.

Distance Learning Tips for The Remote Worker

Mindflash

It is estimated that 63 million Americans will work remotely in 2016, which is more than a third of the total workforce. As workplace flexibility becomes more important and technological capacities increase, companies are hiring more telecommuters and allowing more current employees the option to work from home. This new work structure brings with it new challenges for training personnel.

Who’s Leading Innovation?

CLO Magazine

Leaders are critical to create and sustain an innovation culture, but new research suggests they also might be the weakest link. This is of particular concern as some things leaders must do fall beyond, and may conflict with, their normal work styles.

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How to Retrain for a Second Career

CLO Magazine

When factored into learning design, understanding employees’ personalities and what motivates them at work can make it easier to retrain an individual. Researcher Wayne Cascio of the University of Colorado Denver, for example, won a 2010 Losey Award for his work indicating that unforeseen fallout from downsizing frequently produces negative financial returns. Those working in a capacity exhibiting their natural talents often describe loving what they do.

Use Employee Health As a Performance Engine

CLO Magazine

Leaders can enable this bi-directional flow by declaring and nurturing a culture of health within their organizations and establishing a paradigm where the C-suite places health and wellness first and leads by example. By giving individuals permission to do these things, and leading by example, healthy behaviors will move down the proverbial staircase and ultimately travel back up as employees embrace the culture, champion the efforts and drive overall performance.

Online Global Business Resource Tool and Training

Take an e-Learning Break

A simple, validated, self-assessment questionnaire , available in 14 languages, that instantly creates an individual’s profile of work-style preferences. Video scenarios and interactive exercises that illustrate core cultural dimensions that play out in the work place. This web-based tool provides quick and easy access to. extensive knowledge on how to conduct business effectively with people from. countries around the world.

Remote Collaboration

Tony Karrer

My primary interest here are the methods and tools that allow us to work better as part of remote work teams. In other words - How do we collaborate together in remote work teams to be as effective or even more effective than a team that works down the hall?

Highlights From Day Two of the Spring 2011 Chief Learning Officer Magazine Symposium

CLO Magazine

Whitmore mentioned that AlliedBarton security officers are always expected to lead by example, promote and embody the culture, values, and benefits of the company with passion, and assume ownership. Through these strategies and the company’s leadership development programs, AlliedBarton’s “Dare to be Great” culture links directly to customer service. Walsh stated that the social and cultural makeup of the workplace is changing with the reality of a global economy.