Disruptive Innovation and Organizational Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

Disruptive innovation has become a very popular notion about competition and organizational change. She writes in The New Yorker : Disruptive innovation is a theory about why businesses fail. For example, they need to learn how to know what’s happening in the marketplace (i.e.,

Constructivism 11: Organizational Learning

The E-Learning Curve

They assert that it is these mental maps that guide people’s actions rather than the theories they explicitly espouse. This has implications for approaches to organisational learning.

Theory or Research?

Clark Quinn

There’s a lot of call for evidence-based methods (as mentioned yesterday ): L&D, learning design, and more. My answer to theory or research is theory. For instance, the work on worked examples comes from John Sweller’s Cognitive Load theory.

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Teaching Organizational Learning, Part 1

The E-Learning Curve

Chris Argyris, Professor Emeritus at Harvard Business School, has made significant contributions to the development of organizational learning theory and experiential learning. Any company that aspires to succeed in the tougher business environment.must first resolve a basic dilemma: success in the marketplace increasingly depends on learning, yet most people don’t know how to learn.

Teaching Organizational Learning, Part 2 – Conditions for learning

The E-Learning Curve

As discussed in a previous E-Learning Curve Blog post, Driscoll outlines five conditions for learning (and organizational learning). Continue Reading → The post Teaching Organizational Learning, Part 2 – Conditions for learning appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog. Now read on.

Workplace Learning: Mental Maps – Theory in Practice

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Continue Reading → The post Workplace Learning: Mental Maps – Theory in Practice appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog. Constructivism Experiential Learning Knowledge Work Workplace Learning Argyris constructivism. schemata corporate learning environment double-loop learning knowledge worker organizational learning reflection on action reflection-in-action Schon single-loop learning workplace learning

Workplace Learning: Theory in Practice

The E-Learning Curve

Workplace Learning: Theory in Practice is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog. schemata corporate learning environment double-loop learning knowledge worker organizational learning reflection on action reflection-in-action Schon single-loop learning workplace learning Tags: e-learning Argyris constructivism. Much of the real-world job of the knowledge worker is more concerned with problem setting then problem solving.

70:20:10 For Trainers

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Learning & Development Professional has been running a poll on the following question: Is the 70:20:10 model still relevant today? After all, plenty of research can be cited to support the efficacy of on-the-job learning, social learning and formal training.

MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC

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@ ignatia (Inge de Waard) describes MOOCs thus in her Master’s Thesis: “MOOC is above all referring to a pedagogical model with independent learners, access to information, opportunity to create emerging, spontaneous, yet not directed learning communities, etcetera.

INFOGRAPHIC: 3 Facts About Mindset In Learning

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Mindset is an often ignored yet crucial factor in learning. Here are three well established aspects of mindset in learning, and each is supported with tips for learning designers to make the most of them. INTEREST DRIVES LEARNING.

Constructivism 13: Double Loop Learning

The E-Learning Curve

In double loop learning, goals or decision-making rules are modified in the light of experience; the second loop facilitates their modification. Double-loop learning recognises that the way a problem is defined and solved can be a source of the problem.

“Digital Mindset”: What Is It All About?

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“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.

The Changing Nature of Workplace Learning

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One was from the field of architecture and the other was by Harold Jarche on workplace and learning. This trust also promotes individual autonomy and can become a foundation for organizational learning, as knowledge is freely shared. How do we know everyone has learned?

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Paper Cuts

Learnnovators

I’ve been tinkering with it and, in the spirit of Virtual Reality Working Out Loud Week , I’ve decided to share with you what I’ve learned so far. My VR learning journey thus far may be described as joy punctuated by disappointment.

More on defining e-learning, elearning, eLearning…

The E-Learning Curve

We define e-learning as the continuous assimilation of knowledge and skills by adults stimulated by synchronous and asynchronous learning events – and sometimes Knowledge management outputs – which are authored, delivered engaged with, supported and administered using internet technologies. Continue Reading → The post More on defining e-learning, elearning, eLearning… appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

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. The former leads to focused learning and the latter leads to serendipitous discoveries.

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Everybody’s Got Something To Teach…!!!

Learnnovators

When I joined as an ID at Learnnovators , the first thing that one of my colleagues told me was that an ID must have a great passion for learning. I don’t know if I am learning as how she meant it, but I do end up learning something new every minute. To make this clear, let me talk about a lesson I learned in civics class at school: Every citizen has a voice and opinion in the matters of the country. We end up learning even when we are not consciously learning.

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Deeper eLearning Design: Part 1 – The Starting Point: Good Objectives

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The goal of this series is to build upon good implementations of instructional design, and go deeper into the nuances of what makes learning that really works. For a learning experience design to be truly effective, it has to have a focus. That focus is the outcome that the learning experience is designed to achieve. So, the starting point of a learning design has to be the objective that will achieve the outcome.

Towards a Definition of E-learning, 2

The E-Learning Curve

E-learning is based on 3 basic criteria. Finally, it focuses on the broadest view of learning: learning that goes beyond “e-training”. Continue Reading → The post Towards a Definition of E-learning, 2 appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

Continuous Improvement in Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village

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Measures of learning, examples of leadership, examples of volunteering to help others in the Village and outside, and examples of showing initiative were all considered evidence that youth are learning and developing into knowledgeable, self-sufficient, and productive adults.

Deeper eLearning Design: Part 5 – Emotion

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. Here we’re talking about the role of emotion in learning, and we’ll close by finally putting it all together. We want to shift from creating content to designing learning experiences. To start, we need to understand the effects of emotions on learning. Confidence: Confidence is another factor in learning.

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Laura Overton – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

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Laura Overton is the Founder and Managing Director of Towards Maturity – a not for profit benchmark practice that provides independent research to help organisations deliver improved performance through learning innovation. What are the completion rates of a typical online learning program?

Elearning Adoption in Organisations 3: Stages of Diffusion

The E-Learning Curve

Roger’s Innovation Decision Process theory asserts that innovation diffusion is a process that occurs over time through five stages of diffusion: Awareness; Interest; Evaluation; Trial; Adoption. According to Everett M.

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Experiential Learning in the Workplace

The E-Learning Curve

Experiential learning theory (ELT) describes learning as “the process whereby knowledge is created through the transformation of experience” Continue Reading → The post Experiential Learning in the Workplace appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

Stealing Tools From the Masters

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It occurred to me that those of us who create tools for organizational learning and improvement also stand on the shoulders of the talented people who came before us. Leadership Development Management Organization Culture Organizational Learning

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The Power of Beliefs

The Performance Improvement Blog

We know from the research of Carol Dweck that what people believe about learning can have a profound effect on employee development. If employees and their managers don’t believe that people can change (“fixed mind-set”), it is unlikely that learning will occur.

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Learning How to Learn at Honda Motor

The Performance Improvement Blog

Honda Motor Companyhas become a good example of a culture that supports organizational learning. In the August 1 issue of strategy+business , in an article titled For Honda, Waigaya Is the Way, Jeffrey Rothfeder describes how Honda has learned to solve problems.

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Evidence-Informed Practice

The Performance Improvement Blog

They are taking adult learning theory and systems thinking, combining that with evidence from program evaluation studies, and using the information to make their own organizations more effective. We identified organizational barriers to learning and how those barriers can be overcome.

Personal Learning Networks: For Ongoing Learning in a Connected World

ID Reflections

I have recently joined the open section of #MSLOC 430 - a graduate course in the Master''s Program in Learning and Organizational Change at Northwestern University. Here''s a list of related posts on learning in a networked world. A PLN is an enabler of such learning.

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.

Characteristics of Experiential Learning Styles

The E-Learning Curve

Kolb’s use of the term “learning styles” has nothing to do with VAK learning styles; if you’re interested in scientifically dubious nonsense, look elsewhere. Continue Reading → The post Characteristics of Experiential Learning Styles appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

Why Leaders Don't Use Strategic Tools

The Performance Improvement Blog

However, we have found in our work that many organizational leaders are reluctant to use tools, such as: assessment instruments to observe current organizational performance; worksheets to facilitate decision-making; and structured processes to do long-range planning.

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Vision and Values Shaping New Organizational Structures

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For example: Menlo Innovations - In the Menlo culture the message to employees, both implicitly and explicitly, is that everyone is learning together how to best serve clients while creating a work environment of joy and meaning.

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Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

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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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The Incredible Power of Design Thinking in Learning Design

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Or is it already being followed as part of the learning design process? What is the significance of design thinking in the context of learning design? What benefits does it offer to learning designers? How could this help transform our learning programs?

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Imagining Workplaces of Tomorrow: Managing Minds

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Imagine a company in which: Continuous learning, and learning fast, is key, even in the face of unprecedented change: managing tremendous amounts of information, creating new products and processes in response to global competition, using new apps to be more efficient and effective, and responding to the learning preferences of a multigenerational, diverse workforce. Employees are hired because they are excited about learning and improving themselves.

Imagining Workplaces of Tomorrow: Managing Minds

The Performance Improvement Blog

Imagine a company in which: Continuous learning, and learning fast, is key, even in the face of unprecedented change: managing tremendous amounts of information, creating new products and processes in response to global competition, using new apps to be more efficient and effective, and responding to the learning preferences of a multigenerational, diverse workforce. Employees are hired because they are excited about learning and improving themselves.