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Corporate Learning. Proven and Practical Guidelines for Building a Sustainable Learning Strategy

  • ID: 2214735
  • Book
  • July 2005
  • 272 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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In Corporate Learning, Mike Dulworth and Frank Bordonaro offer down–to–earth information and advice for increasing organizational performance. The book shares useful insights about building leadership talent, as researched and presented by a top–notch cadre of contributors. Corporate Learning also outlines a five–step, field–tested learning strategy that organizations can use to increase the capacities of their leaders. In addition Corporate Learning contains a handy "Fitness Quiz" and illustrative real–life stories from Frank Bordonaro′s stellar career as head of learning for three major corporations.

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

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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 3
Michael Dulworth

Issue 2. Filling the leadership pipeline ...

2. Executive Education Best Practices 23
Scott Saslow

3. Critical Trends in Executive Development: What Lies Ahead? 53
Michael 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 71
Daniel R. Denison and Bryan Adkins

5. Follow–Through: The Missing Link 91
Cal Wick and Roy Pollock

6. Achieving the Developmental Value of Peer–to–Peer Networks 107
Michael Dulworth and Joe Forcillo

Part Two: What to Do
Frank 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

Conclusion 233

Index 235

About the Author 241

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Michael Dulworth
Frank Bordonaro
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