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The first comprehensive, grounded look at how an organization’s collective set of values, conventions, processes and practices that influence and encourage continuous learning are a substantial factor in both short-term business performance and long-term business growth.
High-Impact Learning Culture: The 40 Best Practices for an Empowered Enterprise is a practical resource to help HR and L&D professionals assess the current state of an organization’s learning culture and craft effective strategies for strengthening it. This research helps readers understand how culture directly and significantly impacts the business and gives specific, detailed strategies which can drive improvements in any organization.
A company’s “learning culture” encompasses all programs and processes – as well as related investments – which support ongoing skills development and learning (through both informal and formal activities) across the enterprise. The High-Impact Learning Culture study found that companies with strong learning cultures demonstrated distinct business advantages, including higher employee productivity, higher customer satisfaction, and cost competitiveness,
This study contains data-driven research, tools, and examples to help focus efforts for greatest impact. At the heart of this report are 40 best practices which define a high-impact learning culture, the ownership of these practices, and their primary functions. We also introduce seven key strategies for growing a strong culture of learning.
Readers will find case studies and examples of modern best practices from companies such as Business Development Bank of Canada, Extra Space Storage, ING Direct, Nationwide Insurance, Cisco, and many more.