Special Supplement

Steps on the way to omni-learning

– By Peppe Auricchio – Corporate learning’s transformation is being announced across all channels, and with increasing vociferousness. Practitioners and experts alike warn that the way employees learn today is nothing like the learning of old – and hence, that disruption is upon us. This disruption, they say, concerns both the learning experience and the learning…

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10 Reasons for Social Leadership

– By  Julian Stodd – As we move ever further into the Social Age, those mechanisms of power and control that got us this far will not be enough to get us the rest of the way: alongside hierarchy and system, we need community and trust, and those will be earned through developing strong Social…

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What if you had satellite navigation – for everything?

– By Nick Shackleton-Jones – There’s a popular saying What got you here, won’t get you there. Today this is nowhere as true as it is in training. The world of courses, competencies and certification is rapidly evaporating – replaced by a new ecosystem of resources, guidance and ratings. As automation advances it consumes the…

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Organisational design for a socially dynamic organisation

– By Julian Stodd – The Socially Dynamic Organisation is evolved: it is strong not simply through formal hierarchy, infrastructure and governance but rather through innovation, agility and the strength of its communities. It is fundamentally reimagined from those organisations that came before: no longer a remnant of Victorian architectures of power and control but rather…

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Siemens Global Learning Campus: The Siemens Learning World

– By Kai Liebert – Siemens offers its employees and managers throughout the world many diverse opportunities to develop their skills. Topics include Siemens products, specialist knowledge and methodology and businessspecific and process-specific expertise. Employees across the world can access learning programmes via intranet portals, reach agreements with their managers on learning measures to be taken…

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What is Digital Age Learning?

– By Regis Chasse – We live in the information age (aka the digital age), which is a period in human history characterised by a shift from industrial production to information and computerisation, changing significantly how people interact with businesses and each other. Today, information is readily available and free. The democratisation of access to…

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Why Digital Age Learning is important

– By Nigel Paine – In the current Global Human Capital Trends report, which Deloitte has produced for the last five years, the focus has exclusively turned to “rewriting the rules for the digital age”. In the Preface, the authors defend this focus by claiming that “in an age of disruption business and HR leaders are…

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Excellence in Practice 2017

This year’s cases showed some strengthening and deepening of trends we have noticed in recent years. And they also showed how the difference in speed of adoption of new technologies is influencing practices across companies, across departments and across populations. First, the challenges continue to be framed in a combination of organisational and participant perspectives…

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Refocusing for leadership – Cisco & LIW

– GOLD WINNER OF THE 2017 EXCELLENCE IN PRACTICE AWARDS – CISCO and long-term partner LIW combined to upgrade and refocus a programme to support individuals making the transition from technical leader to business leader Cisco is transforming on a grand scale: transitioning from a hardware company into a software and solutions leader. It needs exceptional…

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Creating a culture of innovation – Telenor & INSEAD

– GOLD WINNER OF THE 2017 EXCELLENCE IN PRACTICE AWARDS – How an INSEAD–Telenor online learning innovation delivered powerful new techniques for executing business strategy and creating value How do you turn one of the world’s oldest and largest telecommunications companies into an agile, innovative, customer-focused digital services provider? Even more daunting, how do you align…

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My Way: choose to go further – PricewaterhouseCoopers & PWC My Way

– SILVER WINNER OF THE 2017 EXCELLENCE IN PRACTICE AWARDS – My Way, a transformational development programme at PwC, has proved its success in developing leaders who can inspire others by their words and actions PwC is a network of members firms, mostly focusing on audit and assurance, tax and consulting services. PwC employs 223,468 people…

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Putting trust in the future – Old Mutual Wealth & Accelerance

– SILVER WINNER OF THE 2017 EXCELLENCE IN PRACTICE AWARDS – How Accelerance and Old Mutual Wealth developed a strong and collaborative partnership The “Enabling Positive Futures Programme” is a powerful example of the impact organisations can achieve through a dynamic relationship model we call “Trust-based Partnerships”. Such partnerships create the optimum conditions to challenge assumptions…

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More life on Mars – Mars & Center for Creative Leadership

– GOLD WINNER OF THE 2017 EXCELLENCE IN PRACTICE AWARDS – Wouldn’t it be ideal if every company’s investment in professional development resulted in measurable ROI over both the immediate and long-term? Perhaps you think this is impossible. However, companies can achieve it A case in point is Mars, a confectionary and pet food giant, as…

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