How to Achieve an Organizational Learning Goal

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You can apply these same principles to organizational learning goals. For individuals, teams, and whole organizations to achieve their learning goals, they need to develop supportive processes and relationships. And it’s not enough to select a method for learning.

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.

Why Continued Organizational Learning is Critical to your Performance and Culture

WalkMe Training Station

The first article was “ How ‘Learning Organizations’ Beat Natural Selection” . With organizational learning, teams work together to help each other learn, and to ensure that nobody is left behind in the overall progress and achievement of the target goals.

Election Day – Using Social Media Campaign Methods to Enhance Learning Programs

Gyrus

Election Day – Using Social Media Campaign Methods to Enhance Learning Programs. That being said, a lot of the initiatives utilized to motivate voters, also have merit in the learning realm. Some of these methods are very significant from a social media standpoint.

Isn’t this how organizational learning cultures progress?

Jay Cross

Jane Hart’s post yesterday on The differences between learning in an e-business and learning in a social business got me thinking about the evolution of learning culture in organizations. As the organization progresses, it adds more layers to the mix of learning going on.

Opening the Black-Box to Evaluation

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Black-box evaluation is measuring the effects of a program or service without examining the nature of that program or service. training, classroom education, e-learning, coaching, policy change) and then attributing that behavior change or lack of change to what happened in the “black box”.

10 Effective LMS RFP Guidelines

Upside Learning

We received a Request For Proposal (RFP) from a leading Banking and Financial organization last week to deploy an enterprise wide Learning Management System. Here are 10 guidelines to draft an effective LMS RFP. Head Training/Learning & Development.

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Demystifying Working Out Loud

Learnnovators

In this post, I want to demystify working out loud and highlight the organizational as well as personal growth that accrues from the practice. I am a huge believer of the practice because I have experienced the effect first hand.

Learning to be Great Organizations

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In a previous post , I wrote about the importance of democratizing organizational learning. I argued that organizations need to be continuously learning for the purpose of improving performance and achieving business goals.

Program Evaluation: A Process for Learning

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Research uses many of the same methods as evaluation but has a different purpose. For example, if we want to know if a particular medical procedure is effective, we would do research to correlate that procedure with intended outcomes in a range of settings and with a range of people.

Top 10 Questions to Evaluate a Learning Culture

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In a discussion started by Camilla Keen on LinkedIn, she asks, “In order to find out and evaluate if a company has an effective learning culture, what would be your top ten questions?” What’s important here is to realize that questions like these are a tool for learning , not blame.

Search for the Agile Learner

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The most successful employees will be those who embrace the change and seek out learning when, where, and how they learn best. As I wrote in a previous blog post, at least three definitions of learning agility are being used in the field. Modern organizations need agile learners.

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Benefits of Strategic Leadership Tools

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Just as a carpenter wouldn’t build a house without a blueprint, saw, hammer, and screwdriver, a leader shouldn’t try to build an organization without the methods and processes that facilitate organizational learning and change.

Are Managers Too Busy to Learn?

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One of the barriers to creating and sustaining a learning culture in organizations is the no-time myth. Kieran Hearty argues that the reason managers don’t show up for training courses and, if they do attend, don’t put the learning into practice is that they perceive themselves to be too busy.

Mobile Learning How to Learn

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Delivering information to employees via mobile devices appears to be the latest hot trend in employee learning and development. KnowledgeStar ™), the quality of the content and the way it is presented and supported are critical to learning and application.

16 Signs of a Learning Culture

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How do you know your organization has a learning culture ? How will people be learning? While a learning culture is an environment that’s always being developed, certain signs indicate that you are making progress. In a learning culture…. Leaders are communicating the importance of learning (acquiring new knowledge, skills, and capabilities) and holding managers accountable for learning and applying that learning to making a difference for the organization.

Why Your Organization Needs a Learning Culture

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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!

Connected Learning

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Connected learning, a concept that has come out of research on K-12 education, has application to employee learning. This describes what many of us have been talking about in terms of a learning culture and what Halelly Azulay calls “Employee Development on a Shoestring.”

Managing to Learn, Learning to Manage in the Knowledge Economy

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Companies whose roots lay in the industrial economy in which we used our hands to make things learned to “manage hands,” where success was often measured by the number of widgets that can be cranked out in a set amount of time. Harness the power of employees’ minds!

Eight Leader Habits of a Learning Culture

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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.

The State of Instructional Design

Tom Spiglanin

The conversation erupted on social media, as it has before, about the state of affairs in the field of Learning and Development, or L&D. Shannon Tipton added, “We want to make this whole learning thing so difficult but it’s not.”

KnowledgeStar: The App for a Learning Culture

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As a proponent of a learning culture in organizations, I’m always on the lookout for methods and products that contribute to creating and sustaining that kind of culture. Forgetting left employees without the skills to safely and effectively do their jobs.

Evaluation Is Not Complicated

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Garg relates Brinkerhoff’s comments to the challenges of measuring the effectiveness of elearning programs. As a learning solutions vendor, I’ve been asked this question countless times and have also encountered it in many an RFP. Three immutable laws drive this method of evaluation.

“Good Enough” in Learning and Development

Tom Spiglanin

I also realized the concept of “good enough” had application across seemingly unrelated things like the 70:20:10 framework for workplace learning, the scientific process, and the Pareto Principle (80-20 rule). Like the Pareto curve, the learning curve follows a power law.

Year in Review - 2014

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The topics ranged from the problems with performance reviews to managing temporary workers to innovation to developing a learning culture in organizations. Here are the links with a short excerpt from each post: Eight Leader Habits of a Learning Culture. Learning to Learn Collectively.

Agile Learner; Agile Leader

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I have to admit that prior to hearing Elliott Masie talk about “learning agility” last week at the virtual Human Captial Media Symposium for CLOs , the concept was not on my radar. It appears that there are at least three definitions of learning agility being used in the field.

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What's Better: eLearning or Classroom?

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They are told elearning will be cheaper, faster, more convenient, and more effective than traditional, classroom training. In many of the studies showing an advantage for blended learning, the online and classroom conditions differed in terms of time spent, curriculum and pedagogy.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Her passion is to help organizations become learning organizations through social and collaborative learning.

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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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Learning and Performance Improvement in 2013

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While he expects greater use of mobile devices to support individual needs and responsibilities, he thinks many organizations will fail to use these methods effectively. Increasingly, workers will learn their jobs by doing their jobs.”

Integrating Social Learning In The Workplace

Learnnovators

I have been writing about social learning and its related concepts – communities of practices , working out loud and skills for the networked world for quite some time now. The catch is that “social learning” cannot just be implemented or enforced. For social learning to thrive (i.e.,

Does Your Organization Need a Learning Culture?

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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?

The Top Six Things Organizations Must Do to Enable Emergent Learning

Learnnovators

What is common across the learning modes and methods mentioned? Social learning via an enterprise collaboration platform. Mobile enabled learning accessible anytime, anywhere, on any device of the user’s choice. But first, WHAT IS EMERGENT LEARNING?

Social Learning is here to stay!

Origin Learning

Who would have imagined that the rapid pace of technology advancement would transform the learning landscape so dramatically! Let’s dwell for a minute on social learning which has redefined the framework of learning in organizations, big and small!

50 Ways to Lever Learning

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In a learning culture , formal training is just one of many methods used to facilitate employee learning. This is a list of 50 of those methods. Instructor-centered class (fact to face) – traditional classroom in which instructor controls the content and learning process.