Diversity Is Learning’s Business

CLO Magazine

This is particularly true in the workplace. In 2017, the #MeToo movement went viral, laying bare the scale of sexual harassment and abuse across the country, especially in the workplace. This focus treated the symptoms rather than the illness, she said.

Diverse Characters In Learning Scenarios

Experiencing eLearning

In response to my post on Name Generators for Learning Scenarios , someone asked, “Does it really matter if we choose John instead of Bob?” “For example does the name have to be of a certain neutrality or a certain ethnicity?

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Can You Teach Diversity and Inclusion?

CLO Magazine

Training alone is rarely enough. Not when the subject matter is complex, controversial or comes packaged with a load of historically negative baggage, which diversity and inclusion does. What exactly is diversity and inclusion training?

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How to keep a diverse workforce engaged?

Origin Learning

Learning needs, pace, moods…. The command and control economy era is over. Clearly, learning too is undergoing fundamental shifts – a metamorphosis of sorts. Traditional learning methods have either gotten a makeover or have become obsolete. Learning is a liberated.

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Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-Shelf Course Success. Off-the-shelf (OTS) courseware is a growing market attracting both customers and venture. Secret 1: Align with the Organization. the performance needs of the organization, which will help learners see that these courses.

Managing Diversity through Community Management

ID Reflections

On the positive front, I have been doing a lot of reading—mostly around organizational behavior, organizational development, culture and diversity, motivation and communication, and how these relate to social business and knowledge management. What did I learn during the last fortnight?

MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 4: Role in Corporate Universities


The world has gotten complicated. Organizations are struggling to keep up with the shifts: in technology that are vastly impacting how people work, in the demography of their workforce which has become culturally diverse, multi-generational, and globally dispersed, in the nature of work that has moved from complicated to complex and emergent, and with the general fragmentation and breakdown of all aspects of the known ways of doing things.

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Evolving role of Trainers in Corporate Learning


With the changing face of corporate learning, there are many ways that learners are choosing to learn within the workplace. Even with newer platforms of learning, the worth of one-to-one interactions in learning cannot be over-stated.

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Learning’s Role in Innovation

CLO Magazine

The world has changed. The ability to plan, prepare and execute is no longer sufficient. Agility and the ability to adapt is imperative. Going forward, optimal execution is only the cost of entry and continual innovation will be the only sustainable differentiator.

State of the Front-Line Manager

State of the. 6 The Next Step: Bridging the. Learning- Doing Gap Page 18 5 The Root of the. Issue Page 14 4 The unrealized. They form the base of your. the capabilities they desire. say they don’t enjoy the role. LEAD THE.

L&D’s Role In A Purpose Driven Workplace


This post is inspired by the #ihrchat on Twitter hosted by Dr. Tanvi Gautam and supported by Team #ihrchat. The chat was full of insights and learning, as always. And the trigger for this post was the question: How will learning & development shift in a PDW?

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Celebrate Women’s History Month Year-Round

CLO Magazine

This push for women’s recognition was championed by President Jimmy Carter, who urged the nation to designate March 2-8, 1980, as National Women’s History Week. “Too often the women were unsung and sometimes their contributions went unnoticed.

The Path to a Diverse, Vibrant Tech Community

General Assembly

Anthony Pegues, second from right, with Per Scholas CEO Plinio Ayala (far right), and fellow graduates from CodeBridge, a web development training partnership between General Assembly and Per Scholas. Upon completion of the program, students are job-ready web developers.

The Vital Role of Culture in Training Localization

CommLab India

Multinational organizations need to take the diverse cultures and values of employees into account when training their multilingual workforce. This process is best known as training localization. According to the anthropologist E.B. Recognize the Roles of Gender.

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Understanding the Role of Training in the Extended Enterprise


There’s much talk about the ‘extended enterprise’ today. Folks are recognizing that links with suppliers, partners, customers, and more, means that relationships extend beyond the boundaries of the organization. It was about learning together.

Benefits and Potential Drawbacks of Internal eLearning

Your Training Edge

Internal development of eLearning brings both benefits and a few potential drawbacks to learning and development as well as the organization as a whole. As with any business decision, your job is to determine if and when the benefits will outweigh the drawbacks.

Unlocking The Value Of Online Training In The Automobile Sector


The advent of latest e-learning technologies in different organizations have made a fundamental difference to the way content is developed and delivered. Diverse audience. Therefore, training employees across different demographics is also a daunting task. ?

L&D's Role in a Purpose Driven Workplace

ID Reflections

The chat was full of insights and learning, as always. And the trigger for this post was the question: How will learning & development shift in a PDW ? They want to know the Why and not only the What or the How.

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What is Learning’s Role in Talent Management?

CLO Magazine

The pressure to recruit and retain top talent is more intense than ever, as is the need to create a diverse, responsive and productive organizational culture. As a result, learning leaders have to adopt a new mindset. That can only happen by breaking the ties that bind.

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How Elearning can Solve Restaurant Training Challenges


In the restaurant industry today a quality training program plays a big role in how successful a restaurant is and how it stacks up against the competition. A proper training program ensures that all employees have knowledge required to perform and excel in their roles.

The Role of Style Guides in E-learning

CommLab India

Maintaining consistency and uniformity in online courses is essential, not only to sustain learners’ interest but also to have a positive impact on them. Content creation for online learning modules is often taken up by varied individuals/teams in an organization.

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CLO Q&A: Learning is a Technology Role

CLO Magazine

Ashley Williams is deputy chief learning officer and chief operating officer, learning and development, for McKinsey & Co. where she’s worked in learning for the last 12 years. She sat down with Chief Learning Officer at the CLO Breakfast Club event in Atlanta in May and shared her perspective on the role of a learning executive, her career path and how learning and technology are increasingly intertwined.

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What is Learning’s Role in Talent Management?

CLO Magazine

This From the Vault article was originally published in January 2017 on CLOmedia.com. The pressure to recruit and retain top talent is more intense than ever, as is the need to create a diverse, responsive and productive organizational culture.

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Year In Review - 2017

The Peformance Improvement

As I usually do at this time of year, I’ve selected five blog posts from the past year that seem to have had the most interest from readers. And I have examined an employee’s responsibility for continuous learning in the Knowledge Economy.

What’s the CLO’s Role in the Gig Economy?

CLO Magazine

The rise of the contingent workforce, the ranks of which are filled with increasing numbers of men and women working for “Me Inc.,” is changing business demographics around the world. They can: Reframe the development conversation around contingent labor.

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R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Sexual Harassment Has No Place In the Knowledge Economy

The Peformance Improvement

The explosion in sexual harassment charges against company executives is a symptom of the dramatic change that is going on in the workplace. We are witnessing a sea change in the way employees relate to their leaders and to each other. Companies will never be the same.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning - Part 4: Their Role in Corporate Universities

ID Reflections

The world has gotten complicated. The formal education system still functions as it always did churning out graduates ill-equipped to meet the demands of the current day organizations. The skills shortage looming ahead is alarming to say the least.

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Learning Technology’s Role in Recruiting for Culture Fit

CLO Magazine

MOOCS, massive open online courses, and small private online courses, or SPOCs, are increasingly popular learning and development tools, especially when it comes to onboarding and training. When you have the right person in a role,” Evans said.

The Most PROVOCATIVE Shout-Outs From Today’s Learning Innovators


QUOTE: “ The future belongs to those who not only have the courage to shout, “The emperor has no clothes!” but also the wisdom to channel the forces that actually bring about genuine change. INTRODUCTION: We are in the age of learning revolution or innovation.

Talking eLearning ROI

Web Courseworks

Are you an eLearning expert with an excellent idea for a new initiative or online education program? Do you see an opportunity for your association or organization to get ahead of the curve and leverage its collective expertise to become an industry expert?

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MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 5: Skills Learners Need Today


While the title of the post specifies MOOCs, the skills and mindsets I have explored in the post are, IMHO, required by all to survive and thrive in the digital and connected world. MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC.

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How To Enhance Employee Engagement In Compliance Online Training

Growth Engineering

Are employees nodding off during compliance online presentations? Is boredom becoming an obstacle for corporate eLearning success? In this article, I’ll share 9 tips to enhance employee engagement in compliance online training.

The Power Of Learner Curiosity In Online Training


As Walt Disney so aptly put it: “We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths” Curiosity is what drives us to explore new ideas and learn about ourselves and the world around us.

Mentoring Matters, Especially for Women and Minorities

CLO Magazine

found that organizations in the top quartile for ethnic and cultural diversity on their executive teams were 33 percent more likely to experience above-average profitability than companies in the bottom quartile. To create that culture, the leaders must buy into it, Lindor added.

5 Points to Consider During Your Online Course Evaluation


Learning is a life-long journey, which today is filled with more change and pressure than we’ve ever seen before. Every time a new technology, customer need or even just a new way of thinking emerges, our staff need to develop the skills and behaviors that will support them.

7 big opportunities that MOOCs offer corporates

E-Learning Provocateur

Hot on the heels of my 5 benefits of open badges for corporates , I now present my 7 big opportunities that MOOCs offer corporates. Regular readers of my blog will know that I’m quite the MOOC fan. And it’s not just people outside of the organisation you will connect to.

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The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning


I am not the kind to crystal gaze. I lay no claim to being able to predict the future. Now that my disclaimers are in place, let me explain the premise of the post title and what I intend to discuss in this post. This brings me back to the point I started my post with.

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The Impact of Learning Technology on Corporate Training


The right mix of learning technology and content is important to achieve learning goals. The rapid pace of evolution in technology and change in the way learners’ gather information is a serious challenge for organizations. High impact learning strategies.

MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC


@ ignatia (Inge de Waard) describes MOOCs thus in her Master’s Thesis: “MOOC is above all referring to a pedagogical model with independent learners, access to information, opportunity to create emerging, spontaneous, yet not directed learning communities, etcetera.