GLD 6: Obtaining Buy-In in a Global Environment

Your Training Edge

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.

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TOPYX Topics – Social Learning Newsletter – September 2016

TOPYX LMS

Corporate leaders would do well to remember this when designing employee training programs. Each group comes from a dramatically diffferent background with varying work styles. eLearning is continuously evolving, and so is the content we share on our social learning blog.

Leadership Trends That Will Dictate 2019

Your Training Edge

Effective leadership doesn’t only mean that you know the strengths and weaknesses of your employees but that you respect their working styles as well. In addition, today’s brand of work culture dictates that companies be more inclusive in their hiring policies.

TOPYX Topics – Social Learning Newsletter – September 2016

TOPYX LMS

Corporate leaders would do well to remember this when designing employee training programs. Each group comes from a dramatically diffferent background with varying work styles. eLearning is continuously evolving, and so is the content we share on our social learning blog.

GLD 2: Defining Leadership Across Cultures

Your Training Edge

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.

Online Learning Trends That You Can’t Ignore

Gyrus

Today’s tech-savvy, social and mobile learners are no longer interested in traditional classroom training and demand learning techniques that blends best with their current working style and outlook.

Leaders, Failure Is Upon You

CLO Magazine

Modern leadership programs are beginning to harness what we know about our people, and they’re tailoring development to each individual’s gaps, job role requirements and team demands. Leaders today are destined for failure. That was harsh.

Why manager involvement is crucial for workplace learning

Yarno

And being able to adapt content to different work styles, strengths and weaknesses can help answer this question. We believe the ultimate goal of any sort of training is to improve on-the-job performance. The answer to "Is what was learnt being applied on a regular basis?”

5 Tips For Amazing, Age-Diverse, Online Training

TalentLMS

They are more focused on teamwork, and their objective at work is to succeed – which is often a relative term. Their work style is fluid and so is the way they learn.

Use Employee Health As a Performance Engine

CLO Magazine

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.” ” Further, 66 percent of companies with highly effective health and productivity programs reported they perform better than their top competitors.

Employee learning and development: A new world

Aptara

Whatever companies' frame of reference is for training and learning programs, the state of the art has likely moved a little in the past few years. Increased functionality could help organizations develop processes that are interactive and work on a vast number of common devices.

Employee Engagement ROI: Taking a Long-Term Perspective

Everwise

workers are not engaged at work. Instead of focusing on the engagement scores sitting in front of them, they are taking a broader, deeper look at redesigning the employee experience to create a place where people want to come work each day. more often in Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work.

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5 Ways L&D Can Adapt to the Evolution of Employees - Tip #197

Vignettes Learning

There’s an interesting book that talks about the future of work by Jacob Morgan titled The Future of Work: Attract New Talent, Build Better Leaders, and Create a Competitive Organization. In his book, he urges organizations to "rethink and challenge everything they know about work.”

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Starting Out With a Challenging Manager

Everwise

Learn for yourself what working with your new manager will be like, don’t simply take what others have to say for granted. Allow your actions to reinforce your words by contributing your best work. A great manager advocates for you, teaches you, challenges you, and motivates you.

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How Praxair Grooms Tech Talent for Business Roles

CLO Magazine

These products use short presentations, team breakouts and a computer program to standardize team input. Participants are selected exclusively by nomination to increase the importance of the program both to the individual and to the sponsoring manager.

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How to Help Managers Avoid Burnout and Stay Productive

Everwise

Managers lead teams and product development, project deadlines and communicate between departments, all while working to “meet the bottom line.” And in an age where technology has made the line between home and work life imperceptible, it’s difficult to disconnect and decompress.

Workspaces and multiple monitors

Adobe Captivate

If your computer has the capability to use more than one monitor, I highly recommend it when working in Captivate. The image below shows the workspace I use across three monitors when I’m working in Captivate.

Digital learning spreading to new devices

Aptara

This may come as a surprise because the mere concept of converting training programs to entirely digital means seemed futuristic only a few years ago. Powerful devices are everywhere in the market today, and learners are becoming more attuned to a digital work style.

Are You Developing Global Leaders?

CLO Magazine

Effective global leadership takes strong leadership skills to the next level, said Goujon, who has worked with and managed teams in different parts of the world for much of his life. L’Oréal also develops its leaders through a program piloted three years ago in the United States.

Why a LMS is as Vital as Staff Performance Management

Mindflash

It’s a common problem: Increasingly we’re pressured into result-based working styles – great for the short term, but not of as much use for the long term direction and growth of your organisation and brand. Managing your employee’s performance is vital, right?

Cross-Generational Mentorship: Why Age Should Be No Object

Everwise

You just started work at a fast-paced, growing company. With Americans staying in the workforce longer, chances are you work with as many as five generations. No longer do people need to work for many years to gain the skills to contribute in a meaningful way.

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

CLO Magazine

Through these strategies and the company’s leadership development programs, AlliedBarton’s “Dare to be Great” culture links directly to customer service. to be competitive with other countries, we have to bring our whole selves to work and embrace our differences. After that is a secondary level which includes religion, income, language, work style, education, work experience, relationship status, recreational habits and family.

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.