Praise for Corporate Learning
"The authors, all experts in their fields, make the undeniable case that real learning is at the heart of successful leadership, strategy, and organizational change. Better yet, they tell us how to get it done."
John Alexander, president, Center for Creative Leadership
"Mike Dulworth and Frank Bordonaro have written a terrific book that is highly valuable for everyone involved in learning and executive development. Their five steps provide excellent, practical guidance for what leaders of learning should do. This is a very readable book and I highly recommend it."
Ted Hoff, vice president, learning, IBM Learning Center
Introduction: Getting the Most from This Resource ix
Part One: What to Know
Issue 1. Closing the alignment gap between learning and business strategy ...
1. Creating a Learning Organization That Is Linked to Business Strategy and Drives Business Outcomes 3Michael Dulworth
Issue 2. Filling the leadership pipeline ...
2. Executive Education Best Practices 23Scott Saslow
3. Critical Trends in Executive Development: What Lies Ahead? 53Michael Dulworth, Jim Bolt, and John Koriath
Issue 3. Mobilizing others, the leader′s lever for change ...
4. An Action Learning Approach to Changing Organizational Culture – Rethinking the Balance Between Action and Learning 71Daniel R. Denison and Bryan Adkins
5. Follow–Through: The Missing Link 91Cal Wick and Roy Pollock
6. Achieving the Developmental Value of Peer–to–Peer Networks 107Michael Dulworth and Joe Forcillo
Part Two: What to DoFrank Bordonaro
Introduction to Part Two 125
Step One: Hear the Rallying Cry 137
Step Two: Put Stakes in the Ground 153
Step Three: Put Learning Where the Work Is 169
Step Four: Divvy Up the Work 189
Step Five: Measure, Modify, and Keep It Moving 207
Conclusion to Part Two: What to Do 231
About the Author 241
Frank Bordonaro is an internationally–recognized expert in corporate learning strategy, design of corporate learning organizations, large–scale change initiatives, executive assessment and development, and global talent management. He headed up learning and leadership development for S.C. Johnson and was Chief Learning Officer for McDonnell Douglas and Prudential Financial.