Organizational learning

Ed App

When a company supports an “open” organizational climate and feedback in support of organizational learning, and when it includes management in the educational process, we are talking about a learning organization. Key Benefits of LMS Learning.

How to Optimize Organizational Learning

The Learning Circuits

Among them I found the following 14 guidelines on How to Optimize Organizational Learning written by Entienne Wenger in the summer of 1996 for the Healthcare Forum Journal. He introduced these guidelines with: Here are the 14 guidelines to help you work with rather than against the inner logic of organizational learning: View learning as work and work as learning. If there is a learning problem, look for patterns of social participation and exclusion.

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Organizations as Communities - Part 1

ID Reflections

These lead to short term thinking, repeating of past patterns, loss of innovation, frustration and burnout, and a joyless work environment. But everything will come to naught if the patterns, mindsets and underlying consciousness guiding us continue to remain static. Collaboration communities of practice complexity Emergence Organization Design organizational learning Systems thinkingToday, the very definition of organizations has changed.

Why Your Organization Needs a Learning Culture

The Performance Improvement Blog

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. A learning culture is a culture of inquiry; an environment in which employees feel safe challenging the status quo and taking risks to enhance the quality of what they do for customers, themselves, and other stakeholders. They want to learn!

How to Create a Learning Culture in Start-Ups and Small Businesses

The Performance Improvement Blog

How We Built a Workplace People Love , explains what small companies and departments in large organizations can do to create a learning culture. He addresses fear, reward systems, hiring, on-boarding, learning, making mistakes, and experimenting. There can be some short term benefits, near term gains, but in the long run, this destroys a learning organization. These are the true signs of a learning organization. No learning. When learning begins, ideas emerge.

MASTERING KEY SALES LEADERSHIP MINDSETS

PDG

When time is of the essence, it can be easier to fall back on familiar thoughts, people, and behavior patterns. An additional benefit to keeping your finger on the pulse of the sales effort is that you may learn a new skill or obtain insight into the rationale behind a salesperson’s process.

Managing Paradox

The Performance Improvement Blog

Problem solving follows a predictable pattern: Highlight an issue, gather the facts, investigate causes, formulate solutions, and implement the answer.   Tags: Leadership Organizational Learning BP leadership organizational learning paradox Leaders of BP and all of the deep water oil companies would do well to read a recent article in.    ChiefExecutive.net written by Ralph Jacobson and Alfred A. Marcus.

Organizational Blind Spots

The Performance Improvement Blog

He says in that column: Over the course of history — during the Holocaust, the Rwandan genocide or the street beatings that happen in American neighborhoods — the same pattern has emerged. Communication Organization Culture Organizational Learning David Brooks invisible gorilla normalcy bias Penn State University selective attention

Six Obstacles To Building Communities In Organizations

Learnnovators

Rachel Happe begins her latest post, 10 Trends for the Future of Communities , with a comprehensive description of the various intersecting and intermingling streams and characteristics that inform communities, and I am quoting her below: “ Communities sit at the intersection of a number of trends; social media, digital transformation, a generational shift to prioritize purposeful work, the future of work, change management, leadership and social learning.”

Deeper eLearning Design: Part 2 – Practice Makes Perfect

Learnnovators

The goal of this series is to build upon good implementations of instructional design, and go deeper into the nuances of what makes learning really work. We started with objectives and we’ll continue on through concepts, examples, emotional elements, and putting it together, but here we’re talking about good practice for learning. The formal goals for learning are twofold: 1. Retention over time until the learning is needed, and.

“Digital Mindset”: What Is It All About?

Learnnovators

“Digital mindset” seems to have become another buzzword–rather buzz-phrase to be grammatically precise–whenever the conversation (online or offline) veers toward social business, social learning, collaboration, and other 21st Century phenomenon in general. Flexible about time and space: In a connected world where we are very often working, learning, and interacting with individuals across the globe as a normal course of life, time takes on a different meaning.

GETTING STARTED WITH WORKING OUT LOUD

Learnnovators

I am trying to move to a mode where I’ll write shorter posts more regularly on specific topics, questions posed to me, or an aspect of modern workplace learning that interests me. I happened to mention “ working out loud ” as a practice that is fundamental to social and collaborative learning, and drew a completely blank stare. Share a snippet from the day’s work that captures a learning, a mistake made, or insight gleaned. It is a very powerful learning tool.

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

Learnnovators

I have been writing about MOOCs in the context of workplace learning from different perspectives for some time now. The earlier posts… MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 1: Some Points to Consider. MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC. MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 3: Launching a MOOC. MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 4: Their Role in Corporate Universities.

Workplace Learning in a World “Beyond Automation”

Learnnovators

Increasingly the human workforce will have to take on the unstructured work that requires skills like judgement, decision making, pattern sensing, emotional intelligence, social intelligence, and more. The remaining tasks will require individuals who fundamentally think differently about work and learning. The key question we (as L&D/HR) need to think of is how are we going to support workplace learning to build such skills in the workforce?

Getting Started With Working Out Loud

Learnnovators

I am trying to move to a mode where I’ll write shorter posts more regularly on specific topics, questions posed to me, or an aspect of modern workplace learning that interests me. I happened to mention “ working out loud ” as a practice that is fundamental to social and collaborative learning, and drew a completely blank stare. Share a snippet from the day’s work that captures a learning, a mistake made, or insight gleaned.

MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 5: SKILLS LEARNERS NEED TODAY

Learnnovators

I have been writing about MOOCs in the context of workplace learning from different perspectives for some time now. MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 1: Some Points to Consider. MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC. MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 3: Launching a MOOC. MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 4: Their Role in Corporate Universities. A MOOC is an intrinsically participative, collaborative mode of learning.

DEEPER ELEARNING DESIGN: PART 2 – PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT

Learnnovators

The goal of this series is to build upon good implementations of instructional design, and go deeper into the nuances of what makes learning really work. We started with objectives and we’ll continue on through concepts, examples, emotional elements, and putting it together, but here we’re talking about good practice for learning. The formal goals for learning are twofold: 1. Retention over time until the learning is needed, and 2.

Social Technology, Community Management & Organizational Development

Learnnovators

I am not going to tread into management theory or organizational structures in this post. I wanted to set the premise for what is to come in the months and years ahead…and where do we come in as learning and organizational development specialists. It is time for deep and fundamental transformation of all organizational and management principles practised with such astounding success over the past many decades. Transform and reinvent the organizational practices.

CLARK QUINN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D., helps organizations align technology with how we think, work, and learn. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape.

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D., helps organizations align technology with how we think, work, and learn. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape.

Working Out Loud: Using the Tools We Already Have

Learnnovators

A bit more conscious thinking behind why, when and how we use these platforms can transform our daily meandering interactions into purposeful habits around learning, sharing and community building. This thought was triggered by David Kelly’s presentation – Social Media, Social Learning, and Curation where he highlights the role each of the social tools/platform can play in our sharing and learning.

Social Learning Cannot Be A Bolt-On Strategy

Learnnovators

I recently wrote about the challenges of integrating social learning in the workplace. Social Learning and social business go hand in hand. To facilitate social learning, an organization has to become a social business first. When we talk about social learning, we are talking about the fundamental organizational structure of a business. The current failure of organizations to integrate social learning stems from their bolt-on strategy.

SOCIAL LEARNING CANNOT BE A BOLT-ON STRATEGY

Learnnovators

Don Tapscott (italics mine) I recently wrote about the challenges of integrating social learning in the workplace. Social Learning and social business go hand in hand. To facilitate social learning, an organization has to become a social business first. When we talk about social learning, we are talking about the fundamental organizational structure of a business. for a ‘learning organization it is not enough to survive.

Building a data-driven training strategy in 5 steps

Matrix

Data-driven learning is the new kid on the block, and it’s here to stay! Data-driven learning is a novel approach to training, which involves the use of data to identify patterns and trends for creating personalized solutions as accurately as possible.

Learning with Creativity

HCMguru

Overview: The approach to organizational learning will change drastically this year and the main intervention will be of creativity and innovation. Agility in learning methodologies help cope up with any kind of adverse situation, for instance, a pandemic. Learning Video

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eLearning in the Workplace

TalentLMS

Workplace learning, professional development and eLearning are phrases with increasingly blurred meanings. The same systems are extended to include learning management systems (LMS) that enable education and employee development. Emerging educational technology and learning content is now platform and time independent. Learning content is adapted to such collaborations and lessons-learnt for added agility. Learning in the workplace is a three-pronged process.

The Complexity Of Learning

Upside Learning

Have been reading about the science of ‘ Complexity ’ recently, and find that many of the aspects described apply equally well to learning. Without doubt, learning is a process that is riddled with complexity – which might the reason we don’t understand it very well. How might ‘complexity’ as a scientific concept affect learning? Especially if you consider learning as a complex adaptive network that is driven by human desire for knowledge (learning) and sociability.

Creating e-Learning Content That Aligns To The Habits Of The Learners – A Way To Deliver Impactful Learning

G-Cube

Modern organizations are becoming serious about training and learning to keep up with the pressure of maintaining excellent quality of work. This is true, of both traditional learning as well as e-learning – the elearning content development has to be designed to pique the interest of the learners. In this respect, understanding the learning habits of the group is essential for the success of training. How cues can be built in e-learning? e-Learning

MARGIE MEACHAM – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT MARGIE MEACHAM: Author and Learning Consultant Margie Meacham first became interested in helping people learn when she was a little girl struggling with first grade. It’s an honor to have you here today to discuss the past, present, and future of workplace learning.

It’s Time to Get Personal in eLearning

Mindflash

Personalization in eLearning can mean a few different things from creating personalized learning plans and paths based on an individual’s job role, learning style, to capitalizing on students’ personal interests and objectives. Simply, personalized eLearning is student-centered learning in which the learning needs of the individual become the primary focus. Allowing for the creation of individualized learning plans.

X Marks the Spot: What Lies Under the ‘X’ in LXP?

Learning Pool

There is a degree of uncertainty about what we should call the learning experience platform. And does the lack of agreement signal a deeper unease about the concept of ‘a learning experience’ ? And yet more and more people are talking about learning experiences.

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Delivering Immediate, Continuous Learning

Litmos

Organizational learning has been a bit slow to adapt, but the shift is underway. Organizations are beginning to expand the ways they deliver learning and are focused on bringing learning into the everyday workflow. I recently co-presented a webinar with Litmos on this topic, as well as created an eBook, " Meeting New Expectations for Immediate Learning ," which looks at how companies are trying to make learning more instant and continuous.

Workplace Learning in 10 years?

Clark Quinn

This month’s Learning Circuit’s blog Big Question is “What will workplace learning look like in 10 years&#. Triggered by Jay & Harold’s post and reactions (and ignoring my two related posts on Revisiting and Learning Design ), it’s asking what the training department might look like in 10 years. There’ll be flexible customized learning paths, that will not only skill you, but introduce you into the community of practice.

Lurking is Not a Static State

ID Reflections

It has received a lot of attention in the past from the thought leaders in the realm of learning and the role of communities in personal as well as organizational learning. No one can see the engrossed look on my face when I read discussion threads in the Learning and Skills group. A lurker might very well be giving back by performing better at their jobs, by sharing insights with others in the context of their daily work by using the learning gleaned from lurking.

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The Essential Guide to Learning Analytics in the Age of Big Data

Lambda Solutions

Download The Essential Guide to Learning Analytics in the Age of Big Data and keep it as your eLearning secret weapon! This article is designed to be your A-to-Z guide to learning analytics. You’ll discover: The basic concepts of learning analytics. Level 2: Learning.

Maturity Models in the Flow of Work

Learning Wire

From the Learning Bubble to the Flow of Work. Alt hough we most certainly have not touched on every maturity model that exists , we did want to talk about one more: Dani Johnson’s Enterprise Learning Framework. The Enterprise Learning Framework. Part 3/3.

Using LMS reports to find pain points in the company’s e-learning programs

Matrix

An LMS has become an integral part of organizational learning. It has long moved from being a platform where to upload and deploy learning to becoming the main gathering of tools used in all having to do with L&D programs. Read more: The business LMS – from basic requirement to learning ecosystem. Perhaps the feature best loved by learning professionals is the reporting capability. Read more: Why each employee needs a learning path.

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