How do individual leadership styles and organizational culture work together to affect bottom-line performance? This is the question Gordon French, director of organizational development at Cox Enterprises Inc., had in mind when he began looking for a way
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If every company develops a winning strategy, then why doesn’t every company win?
In the past, economic downturns meant cuts in leadership development programs; however, in most organizations today the opposite is found to be true. Organizations recognize that the turbulence of global markets, competition, geopolitics and the economy r
A recent study conducted by the human capital practice at Deloitte &amp; Touche in the United Kingdom made an interesting conclusion: There is much confusion about what to measure and monitor in the human capital arena. This comes as no surprise t
Founded in April 2000, Avanade is the premier technology integrator for Microsoft solutions in the enterprise and a joint venture between Microsoft and Accenture. Global in scale, Avanade already employs more than 1,500 people in 13 countries, including 1
Over the next five years, network field personnel in the United States Air Force will receive blended learning in various technologies.
New customer demands coupled with new technologies and a changing competitive landscape are causing corporate learning departments to rethink their value, role and impact on the organization. Added to this changing environment is an increasing level of bu
To the uninitiated or unfamiliar, life at QUALCOMM might be predicted as boring. A high-tech communications company populated by engineers working with chips and circuits and wireless equipment may be cutting-edge, but all that raises a stereotypic image
Public- and private-sector organizations have much to learn from each other when it comes to learning management strategies. While public-sector organizations have embraced automation of training and competencies much faster than private-sector companies,
How does a global company with a complex and rapidly changing product offering coordinate and train its field service engineers, several hundred sales representatives, a team of internal sales staffers and executives and independent inside sales reps in 1
In 2000, Unilever, one of the world’s leading foods, home and personal care companies, initiated a five-year, comprehensive change program aimed at improving the company’s growth. As part of that program, Unilever implemented the Leadership Growth Profile
Chief learning officers and other learning leaders know the value of sharing knowledge and best practices—it’s a large part of what they enable their organizations to do.
Corporate learning serves the organization best when it ties in with company-wide goals and initiatives.
Turner Construction Company is the leading commercial builder in the United States, completing more than 1,600 projects a year across 42 business units in 27 states. The company has more than 4,700 employees and works with over 25,000 subcontractors, whic
In any company, communication between managers and employees is a big issue. Employees want guidelines from their supervisors, and the management staff wants input from their team. And while most companies have little trouble sharing information down the
Since the introduction of the first e-learning solutions in 1996, a lot has changed in corporate education and training. The first wave of e-learning started with self-paced learning followed by the fast growth of live e-learning. The next step in this ev