Disruptive Innovation and Organizational Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

Disruptive innovation has become a very popular notion about competition and organizational change. Everything we do and make will eventually be replaced by a new way of doing things (not necessarily better) and a new product (not necessarily better).

Uberizing Organizational Learning – Thinking Beyond Courses

ID Reflections

We have to think agile, instant, accessible, contextual, micro-sized, real time… We need to uberize organizational learning. I am taking uberization more as a concept that encapsulates the characteristics listed above and, IMHO, L&D has a lot to learn from this.

LearnTrends: Reinventing Organizational Learning

Experiencing eLearning

These are my live blogged notes from Jay Cross & Clark Quinn’s LearnTrends session on Reinventing Organizational Learning. Article they wrote for CLO mag: “Become a Chief Meta-Learning Officer&#. If you don’t know the solution & need to network/collaborate to find it, that’s learning. Internet Learning Alliance: They were all working independently, decided to work together and practice what they preach. improve learning process.

Introducing Moodle Workplace: Moodle HQ’s Latest Solution for Organizational Learning

eThink Education

In last week’s recap of the Learning Technologies 2019 conference in London, we included a few exciting new announcements from both the eThink Team and Moodle HQ, including the launch of Moodle Workplace. What does this new product addition mean for Moodle HQ’s strategy?

Customer Satisfaction: Gaming the System

The Performance Improvement Blog

When it comes to measuring customer satisfaction, managers are gaming the system. They are advising customers to answer survey questions in a way that makes the manager look good, i.e., a rating of 5 on a 5-point scale. Customer Service Run Amok.

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This Is What I Believe About Learning in Organizations

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The Purpose of Business is Learning. Yes, the purpose of business is to make a profit, retain customers, be sustainable, satisfy shareholders, and, for some, make a difference in the community. But none of this is possible without learning. Training Is Not Learning.

Barriers to Learning in Organizations

The Performance Improvement Blog

However, barriers to this learning are common in organizations. Limited resources – learning is not given adequate funding and support, e.g., staff are not given resources to experiment with new ideas before risking large scale implementation.

Laura Overton – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Laura Overton is the Founder and Managing Director of Towards Maturity – a not for profit benchmark practice that provides independent research to help organisations deliver improved performance through learning innovation. What are the completion rates of a typical online learning program?

Organizations as Communities - Part 1

ID Reflections

An organization’s communities today cannot be restricted to its internal employees but would extend to include contractual and contingent workers, partners, vendors and suppliers, and also customers and competitors ? — ? Today, the very definition of organizations has changed.

50 Ways to Lever Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

In a learning culture , formal training is just one of many methods used to facilitate employee learning. Instructor-centered class (fact to face) – traditional classroom in which instructor controls the content and learning process. (My apologies to Paul Simon.).

People, Process and Product. P3 in eLearning

TalentLMS

Are you trying to find an eLearning consultant who would help develop learning and knowledge management solutions for your organization? Take charge of your organization’s learning needs before you appoint an external consultant. Who will maintain your learning management system?

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. They want to learn!

Becoming a Learning Culture: Competing in an Age of Disruption

The Performance Improvement Blog

Any company, faced with these kinds of disruptive forces must keep learning. 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. Learning is just-in-time, on-demand.

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

The Performance Improvement Blog

Do you want employees to be creative and innovative and think about new and better products and services? That model of learning was effective for most of the past century. In Part Two, I talk more specifically about what organizations can do to create a learning culture.

Do You Have a Learning Culture? (Part One)

The Performance Improvement Blog

Culture used to be considered a byproduct of organizational life. So, how do you know what kind of culture you have and, if you want to create a learning culture, how do you know when you have one? The espoused value says, “We learn from our mistakes.”.

Eight Leader Habits of a Learning Culture

The Performance Improvement Blog

Eight leader habits are essential to a learning culture. These are behaviors ingrained in the routines and rituals of organizations that are continually learning and learning how to learn. This learning cannot be left to chance.

Best of Learning Tech 2019: Moodle Workplace, Certified Partner in the UK & New Product Offerings

eThink Education

eThink Education attended Learning Technologies 2019 in London last week alongside Moodle HQ & Totara HQ. This trend was further backed by Moodle HQ launching a new product at Learning Technologies to great fanfare and high expectations…. eThink’s New Product Offerings.

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

The Performance Improvement Blog

Culture used to be considered a byproduct of organizational life. to create a learning culture, how do you know when you have one? Both reactions are reasonable, but one is indicative of a learning culture and the other is not.

People, Process and Product. P3 in eLearning

TalentLMS

Are you trying to find an eLearning consultant who would help develop learning and knowledge management solutions for your organization? Take charge of your organization’s learning needs before you appoint an external consultant. The best learning solutions developed for any company are the ones with intimate involvement of trainers and managers with the eLearning consultants. Learn the basic P3 in eLearning to empower yourself to take informed decisions with consultants.

A Year of “The Performance Improvement Blog” in Review

The Performance Improvement Blog

The topics ranged from creating a learning culture to increasing employee engagement to improving organizational communication to evaluating executive coaching, and more. It’s time to do a little year-end reflecting on my blog posts from 2012.

Learning Culture & Human Capital: The Reality, the Myth and the Vision

The Performance Improvement Blog

iLearning Forum is the most important learning meeting in Europe. While preparing the Learning technologies France 2018 conference programme, I have been doing research and reading, and in particular looking at L&D trends, Talent Management and Human capital management.

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

The Performance Improvement Blog

In "Part One" of this post, I presented some situations in which espoused values (not necessarily values in use) play a role and examples of instinctive reactions that indicate either the presence or absence of a learning culture. . complicated and too expensive for customers.

Why Management Needs to Change

The Performance Improvement Blog

Your primary responsibility is to lead people into a 21st-century knowledge economy that supports and sustains learning over everything else. Learning is the critical differentiator in the knowledge economy. How you manage that learning is the new competitive advantage. Kodak was so invested in manufacturing film that they ignored customers who were rapidly switching to filmless cameras. Their work is the product of their thinking, creativity, and problem solving.

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Evaluation Is Not Complicated

The Performance Improvement Blog

As a learning solutions vendor, I’ve been asked this question countless times and have also encountered it in many an RFP. customer retention, production, sales, revenue, market share). One is the law of learning as a process not an event.

Learning Ethical Behavior in the Workplace

The Performance Improvement Blog

That might meet the requirements of a regulatory agency, but don’t expect your employees to learn “…to do the next right thing.” Wells Fargo’s customer deception. You don’t learn this in a training program , even a highly interactive and gamified program.

Can GM Learn From Its Mistakes?

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“We failed these customers and we must face up to it and we must learn from it,” said Mary Barra, embattled CEO of GM , talking to Matt Lauer of NBC News. However, recognizing and admitting to mistakes is not the same as learning from mistakes.

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Learnnovators Wins GOLD @ Brandon Hall Excellence Awards

Learnnovators

Here’s an overview of how this solution came into existence: Customer Pain Points. This meant that MTAB could raise the final invoice only after 12 weeks of delivering the machine to the customer’s site. The solution incorporated the following strategies: Mobile learning.

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?” This is an excellent question that got me thinking about learning in a highly regulated work environment. First of all, one-time, or even annual programs, is not how the vast majority of people learn.

Design Thinking Culture Change in IBM

The Performance Improvement Blog

The need for creating and sustaining a learning culture in organizations is critical given the rise of digital technology, the rapid pace of change, the complexities of globalization, and the growing development demands of a diverse workforce.

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MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 1: Some Points To Consider

Learnnovators

Having taken the world of higher education by storm (though not everyone will agree), MOOCs are all set to disrupt/re-invent workplace learning. Just as the advent of e-learning created a shift in training paradigms a couple of decades back, MOOCs are set to create another shift today.

Do You Have a Learning Culture? (Part Two)

The Performance Improvement Blog

In "Part One" of this post, I presented some situations in which espoused values (not necessarily values in use) play a role and examples of instinctive reactions that indicate either the presence or absence of a learning culture. . What did you learn from trying to build the app?

“Digital Mindset”: What Is It All About?

Learnnovators

“Digital mindset” seems to have become another buzzword–rather buzz-phrase to be grammatically precise–whenever the conversation (online or offline) veers toward social business, social learning, collaboration, and other 21st Century phenomenon in general.

Are Companies Ready to Train Liberal Arts Grads?

The Performance Improvement Blog

He suggests that corporate training programs can effectively develop skill sets such as “…six-sigma analysis, supply-chain procedures, customer service, inventory control, quality assurance and Internet marketing.” when, in fact, most learning occurs in other ways.

Awesome Quotes On The Evolving Nature Of Learning

Learnnovators

We are fortunate to be living in this most exciting time in history, where we are seeing the evolution not just of learning as a concept, but also of learners and their preferences. Learning is changing dynamically in our schools, colleges and universities. We must learn to be creative.

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Does Your Organization Need a Learning Culture?

The Performance Improvement Blog

If this post describes your organization, you need to make the transition to a learning culture. Employees need to learn quickly. The learning cognoscenti know there are no shortcuts to effective learning. But is personal choice the learning goal?

Paper Cuts

Learnnovators

I’ve been tinkering with it and, in the spirit of Virtual Reality Working Out Loud Week , I’ve decided to share with you what I’ve learned so far. My VR learning journey thus far may be described as joy punctuated by disappointment.

Why Management Needs to Change

The Performance Improvement Blog

Your primary responsibility is to lead people into a 21st-century knowledge economy that supports and sustains learning over everything else. Learning is the critical differentiator in the knowledge economy. How you manage that learning is the new competitive advantage. Kodak was so invested in manufacturing film that they ignored customers who were rapidly switching to filmless cameras. Their work is the product of their thinking, creativity, and problem solving.

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