Role of L&D in the 21C Workplace

ID Reflections

The impact of technology, globalization, ubiquitous connectivity, remote work and distributed work teams, and economy of individuals to name a few drivers have changed the face of workplace learning and performance dramatically. Refer to Ross Dawson’s The Future of Work for a detailed overview. This is the world of work that L&D must support today. And this mega-shift calls for some key role changes and skill acquisition for L&D.

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The Role of the "New" Training Professional

OpenSesame

In many organizations the role of the training professional has transformed; no longer focused on delivering training, today’s L&D professional is now a facilitator of learning who also serves as an information manager, a content curator, and a builder of learning communities. We also encounter employees who readily and actively participate in learning as part of collaborative efforts with team members.

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What does change(d) look like?

Clark Quinn

Similarly social would play a much more central role, arguably our first recourse. Employees would be tightly coupled to their work teams, and more loosely coupled to their communities of practice. Teams would be diverse and flexible, and group work would be the norm. Managers would be playing a leadership and mentoring & coaching role rather than a directive role. In an post this past spring, I opined that we do have to change.

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Delegating Course Facilitation Duties to Trainees: Benefits and Methods

eFront

Active learning is a habit developed and reinforced by the eLearning course mentor. In a distance learning world, establishing rapport and strong communication channels, building trust and faith in each other, are some of the first activities mandated by course mentors. In short, all eLearning course participants should be actively engaged with a course facilitation role. This way, peers understand that their work will be shared by everyone.

Your Organization Needs Better Diversity and Inclusion Training Now

KnowledgeCity

He’s not wrong— here are some recent statistics about diversity and inclusion in the workplace that back up such statements: Companies with diverse management teams have 19 percent higher revenue Inclusive companies are 1.7 Does your executive team reflect the diverse community you serve?

Your Organization Needs Better Diversity and Inclusion Training Now

KnowledgeCity

Your Organization Needs Better Diversity and Inclusion Training Best Practices Why Mentoring is Crucial to Diversity and Inclusion Efforts Next Steps Conclusion. Inclusion is similar to diversity, except it focuses more on the work environment rather than the demographic makeup.

Advantages of Blended Learning over Traditional eLearning Methods

Hurix Digital

While it is good to have access to learning material on the move, instructor-led team learning in the confines of a physical classroom is essential to collate different skill sets and ensure team learning for optimal results. Besides, it also incorporates the role of an instructor for human interaction, brainstorming, team learning, etc. Better information and feedback on work. Team learning and teaching.

Building a Performance Ecosystem

CLO Magazine

By combining the power of the human brain with technology in a way that facilitates work, collaboration and communication, leaders can turn learning into multifaceted performance support. Things are moving faster, and organizations have to be more nimble, responding to changes in their audiences, competitors and the context of work. The Performance Ecosystem Optimizing performance is about matching technology support to the ways employees naturally work.

Staying Ahead of Critical Corporate Training Initiatives During a Pandemic

NovoEd

The New Normal — Working Remotely. The most impactful prescription from health experts is to observe social distancing — reducing our contact with other people — and for many organizations that means recommending or requiring remote work. L&D Innovation in a Time of Crisis.

Determinism, Best Practice, and the ‘Training Solution’

Charles Jennings

If we’re to learn from others we should be looking at good practice and novel practices that we can adopt and adapt and massage to work in our own specific context. The point I am making is that we certainly need to learn from others on a continual basis, but don’t assume that if we find something working well elsewhere all we need to do is to follow the same ‘recipe’ to get the same results. Best practice exists only in simple working environments.

Abhijit Bhaduri: An Unconventional Leader

CLO Magazine

After earning his MBA and law degree — which he said was a pursuit of knowledge, something “one does in one’s youth” — he worked for Tata Steel in management development. What are the dynamics at work? ” Bhaduri said his current role is perhaps the most challenging one he’s undertaken given the pace of work in the technology industry, and that pace adds to the complexity of leadership development. Is it coaching and mentoring?

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