GLD 2: Defining Leadership Across Cultures

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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.

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. The Problem with Global Leadership. What Does Global Leadership Development Look Like?

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Leaders, Failure Is Upon You

CLO Magazine

Despite this, we often watch people move into leadership functions due to tenure, domain expertise or simply, there’s a vacancy — without any leadership qualities. Leadership doesn’t just come naturally. Leaders today are destined for failure. That was harsh.

GLD 6: Obtaining Buy-In in a Global Environment

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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. You’ll need to obtain buy in from any individual or group who can push your global leadership development program forward.

Dan Pontefract – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

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Dan is author of “ Flat Army: Creating a Connected and Engaged Organization ” and is currently at work on the follow-up book. He is Chief Envisioner of TELUS Transformation Office; a future-of-work consulting group that helps organizations enhance corporate culture, leadership, learning, work styles & collaboration practices. He further championed the use and deployment of collaborative technologies to complement both the learning and leadership frameworks.

Who’s Leading Innovation?

CLO Magazine

This is of particular concern as some things leaders must do fall beyond, and may conflict with, their normal work styles. Researchers asked leaders to agree or disagree that they demonstrate each of the 20 leadership behaviors.

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How to Retrain for a Second Career

CLO Magazine

When factored into learning design, understanding employees’ personalities and what motivates them at work can make it easier to retrain an individual. Researcher Wayne Cascio of the University of Colorado Denver, for example, won a 2010 Losey Award for his work indicating that unforeseen fallout from downsizing frequently produces negative financial returns. Those working in a capacity exhibiting their natural talents often describe loving what they do.

Use Employee Health As a Performance Engine

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The 2012 Towers Watson “Staying @ Work Survey Report” stated, “This year’s survey results show a strong link between highly effective health and productivity strategies and strong human capital and financial results.” Essentially, if employees engage in healthy behaviors, they are more likely to bring their best energy and selves to their work and teams, which fuels business performance.

How Praxair Grooms Tech Talent for Business Roles

CLO Magazine

In the company’s annual report, he said: “I believe leadership — at all levels — is what lifts adequate performance to excellent performance, and leadership development is where we focus our efforts.”

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

CLO Magazine

Bill Whitmore, CEO of AlliedBarton Security Services began the morning with a keynote on how to drive business performance through leadership branding. Whitmore asked the audience if their company can distinguish value and explained why a company’s leadership brand matters in the context of creating business results. He mentioned that strong leadership increases employee attitude by 10 percent and customer service by 4 percent on average.

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. Gen Y is entering the workforce at one end, bringing with it new expectations about communication, collaboration, work styles, and career development.