GLD 6: Obtaining Buy-In in a Global Environment

Your Training Edge

All of your best plans for the creation of a global leadership development program may be meaningless if you do not obtain the buy in of key individuals or groups. 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.

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Are You Developing Global Leaders?

CLO Magazine

To remain competitive in a global economy, organizations must determine the best way to position their business and people for success; that requires strong global leadership. Whether the organization is large or small, all companies are affected by global events and need leaders savvy in both business and cultural affairs. The Problem with Global Leadership. Advances in technology have hastened globalization. Some point to a lack of soft skills development.

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GLD 2: Defining Leadership Across Cultures

Your Training Edge

We’ve discussed distance in relation to a global leadership development program, but let’s take the discussion a little deeper. In the sense of training and development, a culture is the attitudes, experience, and work styles of any like group of people. That’s why a discussion of global leadership development can apply to any organization, regardless of geographic factors.

The Pros and Cons of Having your Employees Continue to Work from Home

KnowledgeCity

Introduction Remote Work is Trending Pros of Working from Home Cons of Working from Home How to Overcome the Cons of Working from Home Tips for Success Next Steps. But work doesn’t have to feel messy. Many of us have started to adapt to a new work style.

Future skilling your public sector workforce

OpenSesame

In a recent OpenSesame webinar , Liza Wisner , an award winning television personality, radio show host and keynote speaker who works in the public sector of the City of Corpus Christi, explored future skilling in an organization, the advancement of technology, and the post COVID world. For example, when the city of Corpus Christi was forced to adapt their working style because of coronavirus, they were prepared due to the advanced technology systems that they already had in place.

Grow multicultural leaders with coaching, not just business English

CLO Magazine

As workforces continue to grow more diverse, human resources and learning and development teams have embraced language training programs, such as Business English and ESL, for multicultural employees. By strengthening communications skills and building a “same language” framework for the workforce, these initiatives not only foster individual development, they enhance collaboration and productivity and contribute to cultural cohesion. Conflicting working styles across diverse teams.

Employee Engagement ROI: Taking a Long-Term Perspective

Everwise

Deloitte has found that CEOs and senior leaders from more than 3,300 businesses across 106 countries agree, identifying “culture & engagement” as the #1 topic on their minds in its 2015 Global Human Capital Trends Report. workers are not engaged at work. Instead of focusing on the engagement scores sitting in front of them, they are taking a broader, deeper look at redesigning the employee experience to create a place where people want to come work each day.

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Starting Out With a Challenging Manager

Everwise

A bad manager – someone who doesn’t provide helpful feedback, adds stress instead of helping relieve it, and isn’t focused on supporting his or her team reach personal development goals – stalls your professional growth. Learn for yourself what working with your new manager will be like, don’t simply take what others have to say for granted. Allow your actions to reinforce your words by contributing your best work.

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How to Determine which Content suits your Audience?

Disprz

If the learners are diversified, is your training capable of catering to a global audience? With the right demographic analysis, you’ll be able to construct an imaginary environment in which this fruit seller works. By analyzing his or her WORK-CONTEXT , you will be able to gain more clarity on the way this fruit seller works—Is she self-employed? Is she working for a store? Is there a Job of Work left for them to be Good? Reading Time: 6 minutes.

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5 Tips For Amazing, Age-Diverse, Online Training

TalentLMS

The beauty of online training is that you can deploy your training resources to a global workforce. Understanding their key characteristics can help you develop content that is inclusive, as you’re able to include elements that resonate with them on a personal level. They are more focused on teamwork, and their objective at work is to succeed – which is often a relative term. Their work style is fluid and so is the way they learn.

Rise of the Gig Economy

KnowledgeCity

While we may lament the good old days of working at the same job for years and retiring with a gold watch, for many workers, today’s gig economy calls for a different working style and a diverse workforce that has the skills and talents required at any given time. Working in Blended Workforces. The formal definition is: “A labor market characterized by the prevalence of short-term contracts or freelance work as opposed to permanent jobs.”

How Praxair Grooms Tech Talent for Business Roles

CLO Magazine

SNAPSHOT: Praxair’s 27,000 global employees include a number of highly skilled engineers and scientists generally not versed in the financial and business world. For instance, he observed that while Praxair’s global pool of engineers provided a wellspring of technical talent, their lack of business and financial acumen helped to lessen their direct personal accountabilities for business results.

Why a LMS is as Vital as Staff Performance Management

Mindflash

In 2013, 95% of organizations in a research sample of over 1,000 companies worldwide stated that they set individual goals, whilst 89% used performance ratings (Source: Global Performance Management Survey Report ). But what about your staff’s learning and development? It’s a common problem: Increasingly we’re pressured into result-based working styles – great for the short term, but not of as much use for the long term direction and growth of your organisation and brand.

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

CLO Magazine

Through these strategies and the company’s leadership development programs, AlliedBarton’s “Dare to be Great” culture links directly to customer service. I attended DAU’s Learning Road Map for the Future where Christopher Hardy, director of the Global Learning and Technology Center of Defense Acquisition University, detailed how DAU provides learning and job support assets needed to fill the gaps supporting learning on the job for over 125,000 employees.

8 Crucial Points To Consider When Outsourcing E-Learning ProjectsTo India

CommLab India

Remember e-learning development is work that involves a high level of skills and needs an understanding of e-learning tools, learning objectives, training needs, and business goals of the organization and, learning preferences of the learners. In fact, a report by Bersin Deloitte suggests e-learning development costs 20 to 40% less in India. This becomes crucial with faster delivery times and agile development cycles. Their attitude towards work must also be assessed.

Leveling Up Your Relationship with WordPress with Terri Tutich

LifterLMS

Sticking with basic tools, and tools you know how to work with, may be the best strategy when initially getting off the ground. You can also work with someone on the technical aspects to build out your website or to teach you the basics of building it. When Terri works with updates, she’ll test them on a staging site to make sure everything checks out and the site won’t break with the updates, and then she’ll run a backup and run updates on the live site. How does it work?

Learning Management Systems that kick ass: Cornerstone OnDemand

Janet Clarey

I can tell you that’s he’s passionate about his work. ’ Via an email interview, I spoke with Charles about what Cornerstone OnDemand is working on and look forward to viewing a demo of their new release in December. Build communities (famously like McKinsey already does) to keep alumni and retirees engaged with the organization (for business development, organizational memory, and potential re-hires).