The posts in this category cover subjects L&D managers and other decision makers involved in business training might find useful or at least interesting.
SMEs can become very valuable members of the L&D crew, both as advisors and instructors. Their vast personal experience will make their inputs relevant and engaging. However, maximum impact is predicated on the fact they are equipped with the knowledge and tools necessary for success.
When things tend to go crazy, VUCA seems to be the name of the game in managerial speak. As Harvard Business Review aptly puts it, VUCA is a catchall phrase that stands for “Hey, it’s crazy out there!”. Let’s see what VUCA is all about and what it stands for.
Injecting Knowledge Management into your training processes ensures you never get complacent with what your team knows, and with how you develop your employees’ professional skills. Rather, strategic KM is all about using the knowledge your team possesses to its highest potential.
No coaching program is perfect, but with the right attitude and with the constant habit of asking and giving feedback, there is a good chance of making people feel more in tune with the company’s values and objectives. Let’s see 5 ways you can improve your company’s 360-degrees feedback process for coaching sessions:
Unexpected obstacles are no stranger to the business world, but there are many ways to lessen their negative effects. If management is able to quickly respond to circumstances with effective communication, remote-work capabilities, and proper technology, a business can survive or even thrive in the face of adversity.
Some people seem to have the gift of carrying on meaningful conversations and if they happen to be in leadership roles, their teams can only benefit. For those who are not naturally excellent conversationalists, there are some guidelines to help them improve. Here are five of them:
With an agile mindset, organizations can adapt to face all challenges, from shifting market needs to a complete transformation of the business world. By adhering to a positive attitude towards changing perspectives, companies can remodel their culture to encourage collaboration and innovation without fear of failure.
People have different ways of thinking, different backgrounds and they relate to knowledge and information in unique ways. And this uniqueness should be taken into consideration when we try to implement learning programs in any company.
There are a lot of stereotypes about generations in the workplace, some of it probably grounded in reality. Regardless of what generation employees belong to, it’s imperative that organizations find the best way to transfer the knowledge from the more experienced ones to the newcomers.