Organizations that support a learning environment are structured and focused on doing so. Each of my clients who is learning focused – a learning organization – has the following in place:
Less hierarchical structures and a flatter organization enabling for decision-making at the lowest levels of the organization. These organizations tend to use cross-functional teams […]
When selecting a vendor to provide training curriculum within the organization, consider the following criteria to enable comparisons between various training vendors:
Content: How robust and complete is the content? How practical and usable is the content for participants once they complete the workshop? Can content be customized to be relevant to the organization? What […]
Use a variety of methods to increase the chances of training in workshops sticking once the participants return to their jobs. For example,
Utilize case studies, discussion topics and problem solving scenarios that are similar to what the participant’s encounters in their role. Enable for opportunities to practice the concepts being learned within the classroom […]
The Action Plan
Please read Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4 of this article.
Based on the information gathered both via surveys and interviews, as well as in casual conversations, the following was decided as a course of action:
Individual contributor/staff level: Given the desire to enable for more leadership […]
Follow Up Interviews with Managers and Conversations with Senior Leaders
Read Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 of this article.
Information from the follow up interviews and conversations shared below is provided at a very high, overview level only.
Follow-up interviews with managers
In our follow up interviews with the managers, we wanted to […]