Aligning Employee Learning with the Organization

The Peformance Improvement

Improving employee learning and performance in organizations today means systems change. In a Chief Learning Officer interview, he said: How we deliver learning today in the organization is an artifact of our K-12 experience. What information do I need?

Why Your Organization Needs a Learning Culture

The Peformance Improvement

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. Success Depends on Shared Information.

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Six Obstacles To Building Communities In Organizations

Learnnovators

” This is one of the most inclusive descriptions that captures the various threads and reasons for building communities in organizations. Yet, this is where organizations are struggling.

Does Your Organization Need a Learning Culture?

The Peformance Improvement

If this post describes your organization, you need to make the transition to a learning culture. They need to acquire new information, new skills, and develop new abilities and they need to do this in a way in which that learning will be retained and applied immediately.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

It also creates a common language across the organization, and it improves on-the- job performance—all at a cost more reasonable than custom elearning.  Secret 1: Align with the Organization. the performance needs of the organization, which will help learners see that these courses.

Mobile Enables Informal Learning

Upside Learning

I spoke (for 5 min) on how mobile enables informal learning. Informal Learning. Even though informal learning has been around for as long as we humans have been, the use of the term ‘Informal Learning’ in corporate has grown significantly in the last 5-8 years.

Tools of a Learning Organization

The Peformance Improvement

In response to this question, Harold Jarche writes that a learning organization has "shared power." In a learning organization, individuals control their own learning and they share this learning with others. It’s a tool for organizing information for easy access and application.

The Top Six Things Organizations Must Do to Enable Emergent Learning

Learnnovators

While an organization can facilitate these, the onus lies with the users/learners. These forms often intersect with one another, and are used in various combinations depending on the organization’s need, users’ comfort and the capabilities required to design the ecosystem.

Six Obstacles to Building Communities in Organizations

ID Reflections

This is one of the most inclusive descriptions that captures the various threads and reasons for building communities in organizations. Yet, this is where organizations are struggling.

The Importance of Informal Learning

LearnDash

Often there is more learning done in an informal manner. The trouble with informal learning is that it can be difficult to measure – if at all. However, it is also possible for informal learning to have a more significant impact on organizational performance. Often informal learning is self-initiated. The learner is motivated to find the answer to “something” and they go about a variety of ways to learn the information.

Why Organizations Don’t Learn

Jay Cross

Where organic, bottom-up meets corporate top-down. An article entitled Why Organizations Don’t Learn by Francesca Gino and Bradley Staats in the November 2015 issue of Harvard Business Review caught my eye.

How to Create a Learning Culture in Organizations

The Peformance Improvement

Several excellent blog posts have recently come to my attention that, when combined, provide a how-to for creating a learning culture in organizations. training) and informal learning experiences (e.g., Use the ways they tend to communicate when conveying information to them.

Organization Culture Change

The Peformance Improvement

It took decades to create the culture that currently exists in many of these organizations and any significant change is going to take time, effort and perseverance. . Culture is how an organization does its work. I don’t think there is one right answer that fits all organizations.

The best way to strengthen the learning organization is to ….

Allison Rossett

A friend took over a large, far-flung learning organization. Perhaps my recommendations aren’t what you would expect: Think less about the learning organization and more about the company or agency. His task was to strengthen it. Strengthen it.

How Fostering A Learning Culture Will Help Your Organization Grow!

TalentLMS

Initially sidelined as a ‘wishy-washy HR concept’, organizational culture has earned its recognition as one of the most influential assets an organization can possess today. The shape and substance of a culture can both make or break the organization. And people make an organization.

The Future Of Your Organization Is In Its Culture Of Learning

Your Training Edge

So, what can you do with all the information you have? One part of the answer, if not the main part, is the culture of learning in the organization. Talk to managers about making it easier for employees to access information whenever they need it.

Why Organizations Need Chief Knowledge Curators

CLO Magazine

On the other hand, with leader-led knowledge sharing, organizations can influence behavioral shifts that align their vision with those of their employees, customers, stakeholders and communities. Organizations should look at employees in the same way they look at customers.

Leveraging Informal Learning Methods

LearnDash

But what about informal learning? Could it be even more valuable to an organization than formal ones? By definition, informal learning is an unofficial, unscheduled, and impromptu way that many people learn today. This isn’t to say that all learning must be informal.

Learning 3.0: How does your organization stack up?

Docebo

This post is the first of a two-part series that examines how these leading organizations support learning in forward-thinking and innovative ways. Forty-eight percent of those organizations had an annual revenue of $100 million or more. How does your organization stack up?

How We Use Social Media for Informal Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

Informal learning is an everyday thing. Social media tools are just another platform we use to learn from each-other and find information serendipitously. Many organizations hit a roadblock when a group of people, or one high-ranking person, resists using new social media tools.

What Are Learning Organizations, and What Do They Really Do?

CLO Magazine

For years we’ve been hearing the term “learning organization” used to describe a company or other entity. It is usually used as a compliment: being such an organization is a good thing. Learning organizations and the people in them learn constantly from everything they do.

What is 70:20:10 and How Can Your Organization Benefit From It?

Docebo

From the answers they received, they divided the learning into three categories: 70% – informal, on the job, experienced based. Of the organizations that have embraced the 70:20:10 framework: 73% improved process.

Active and Passive Learning in Organizations

The Peformance Improvement

Employees are asked to read, watch, or listen to information being dispensed. Although “active” methods might be implied by some of the items on Hart's list, I think “active” ways of learning should be made more explicit in our organizations.

Implementation of LMS in a large organization: Critical factors for acceptance

G-Cube

Most organizations that are serious about training and learning are also serious about Learning Management System. For a large organization, the learning management system manages, delivers and tracks online learning as well as instructor-led classroom trainings.

Keep It Casual: Crafting Better Informal eLearning Experiences

TalentLMS

Whether you’re short on time, learner motivation, or just need to improve your learning culture, informal eLearning experiences offer a fresh, less rigorous way of thinking about learning. Now, informal learning is no new thing. Why Choose Informal eLearning Experiences?

Research Brief: Measuring the ROI of Informal Learning

Docebo

We know people learn and retain more information through informal channels , on-the-job experience and coaching, but most companies still expect their people to gain the bulk of their knowledge through more formal, structured means. Measuring the ROI of Informal Learning.

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Learn Informal Learning Informally

Jay Cross

Next month I’ll be offering an experiential workshop on Informal Learning through Jane Hart’s Social Learning Center. Take a look, then tell me how much you think I should charge, whether anyone in your organization might want to sign up, and what else you’d like to see.

Baseball and your Learning Organization

Gyrus

Baseball and your Learning Organization. Though it may not be the most attractive trend in the learning industry, there is something to be said about the wealth of information that is available to Learning Professionals across the board.

Book review: Corporate universities. Drivers of the learning organization

Challenge to Learn

According to Martyn the main challenge of organizations is to stay aligned with the rapidly changing outside world; it is the survival of the fittest. In order to survive they had to change their complete value proposition, which led to change in every part of their organization.

Top 9 Competencies of an Informal/Social Learning Designer

Learnnovators

Informal/Social learning is one such major revolution (other than mobile learning and gamified learning) that demands a shift in the mere thinking of ‘learning’. Course design (formal learning blended with the right mix of informal and social learning).

Learning 3.0: How to uncover hidden knowledge in your organization

Docebo

We delve into Aberdeen’s findings in this blog post and examine how leading organizations support learning in forward-thinking and innovative ways. How does your organization stack up?”. Best-in-class organizations measure learning program effectiveness. The Aberdeen study revealed that 49 percent of organizations struggle to ensure that what is taught in a formal learning event is actually understood and utilized on the job.

Encourage Informal Learning with an LMS

TOPYX LMS

This method of learning is called informal learning. A whopping 80 percent of learning happens informally , outside of a classroom. After all, people don’t stop learning informally when they step into an office. How an LMS Encourages Informal Learning.

Why Microlearning Drives Over 20% More Information Retention Than Long-Form Training

Grovo

As if the potential to transform behaviors and organizations wasn’t intriguing enough, a new study out of Germany indicates that short content drives over 20% more information retention. In other words, stockpiling information slowed down the process of retrieving it.

Grow Your Organization by Developing a Learning Culture

Enyota Learning

Organizations are run by people who are highly motivated to make things happen. The growth of an organization is dependent on its employees. In an organization, the learning curve of employees plays a major role in determining overall progress.