Accelerated change?

The response is accelerated learning

Accelerated change? The response is accelerated learning

Posted by John Hagel III and Andrew Reeves on April 20, 2015.

Almost all of us remember at least one disruptive child in our elementary school class that stormed out of the room because he or she didn’t want to learn. But, do you ever remember seeing someone storm out of the room because they weren’t learning fast enough? Today’s businesses are under pressure. The Big Shift, fueled by ongoing advances in core digital technologies (computing, storage, and bandwidth) and the general trend toward public policy liberalization, consistently increases the power of individuals and intensifies performance pressures for companies.1 In this constantly changing business landscape, learning becomes an imperative to keep up and move forward.

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Are you ready to lead a different kind of learning?

Different kind of learning

Few people would question HR’s role as champion and keeper of learning and development within the organization. Training programs and learning initiatives have traditionally been in HR’s wheelhouse and have focused exclusively on the people within the organization—an arrangement that made sense and was, for the most part, effective. But this familiar view of learning is being shaken as a result of a much broader reshaping of organizations themselves.

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