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Once your upskilling programs are up and running, it is important that they continue to produce results. That is why UpSkill America has partnered with the Association for Talent Development (ATD) to provide “Five Secrets of Top Talent Development Teams.” [i] Check out these important tips and the supporting articles for further information.
Five Secrets of Top Talent Development Teams
Learning Culture Lays Groundwork for High Performance
Robust cultures of learning are distinct hallmarks of organizations that consistently produce the best business results.
By Ryann K. Ellis
Evidence suggests that organizations are more competitive, agile, and engaged when employees freely and consistently share knowledge with their colleagues. In other words, these high-performing companies have an established culture of learning.
TATA Consultancy Services: Meeting the International Business Needs With Intensive Language Training
By ATD Case Study Team
TCS CEO Natarajan Chandrasekaran recognizes how a learning culture helps his organization stay competitive in the rapidly changing global business environment. The talent development team, led by the vice president and global head for talent development, Damodar Padhi, provides employees with “anytime, anywhere” access to learning, including language instruction, through asynchronous courses. The team routinely encourages employees to obtain certifications and take ownership of their own learning goals.
Building Your Own Coaching Organization
By Virginia Bianco-Mathis and Lisa Nabors
Developing a coaching organization involves a systems approach that begins with creating a vision and testing readiness, then moves toward implementation and measurement. This ensures the creation of an infrastructure that will continue to support a coaching culture over time.
Making Change Management Successful: Lack of Communication Will Likely Doom Change Management Efforts
By Jon Wolper
As good as many companies are at planning and setting up change, the follow-through doesn’t always go as smoothly. According to a Robert Half Management Resources survey, 46 percent of change management efforts fail during execution. The reason? Very often, it’s a lack of clear communication.
[i] “Five Secrets of Top Talent Development Teams,” Association for Talent Development (2016).