March 11th 2019
Speed Read: Building a Learning Organisation
What is the relevance of the learning organisation today? This Speed Read aims to answer the question and help readers on the path of transforming their business into a learning and development organisation.
For the Learning function to remain relevant in a world of constant organisational change, it needs to shift focus towards developing the organisation as a whole and not just the individuals within the business. This Speed Read explores the concept of a learning and development organisation and its relevance in today's business context.
Topics covered include:
- Agility and the learning organisation
- The concept of the learning and development organisation
- Common features of an organisation that prioritises learning and development
- The 'hardware' and 'software' of a learning organisation
- Key questions to consider on a journey to building a learning and development organisation.
This Speed Read is part of the CRF collection of resources focusing on the changing role of the Learning function. Access our full report, Learning - The Foundation for Agility and Sustainable Performance here. You may also be interested in our review of the Key Trends in the Learning Market.
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