Secrets Of Effective L&D Leaders: Innovation, Embracing Change, And Cultural Transformation

by SweetRush

L&D leaders need innovative, high-performing teams to meet today’s challenges. For L&D teams, culture change is the answer; for companies, cultural transformation. Our guide shares insights and practical advice on getting started.

Key Chapters

  1. Culture Change Is Like A Line Dance

    In today’s world of global, virtual, and asynchronous workforces, team alignment on strategy, tactics, roles, and responsibilities is perhaps more critical than ever—and a vital focus for L&D leaders. As changes become necessary, teams must adapt to a new “choreography” without missing a beat.

  2. Becoming A Collaborative Leader And Enabling Culture Change

    Problem-solving and decision-making must happen faster than the pace of today’s marketplace in order to grow and innovate. By removing cultural and structural barriers to empowerment and idea sharing, the collaborative leadership approach increases the speed and the quality of solutions generated by L&D teams. The collaborative leadership mindset supports every employee in contributing to, increasing, and sustaining engagement.

  3. Implementing Culture Change: Using Co-Creation To Build A Culture Of Innovation

    Increasing both innovation and collaboration is a key focus for many L&D leaders trying to build high-performing teams. This means upskilling your team on how to work cross-functionally and creating a safe space for co-creation.

  4. Taking The Next Step: The Moonwalk Of Cultural Transformation

    The literal meaning of transformation is “across or beyond form.” Cultural transformation goes beyond form (structure, process, etc.) to values and deeper mindsets. The work of transformation is holistic and dynamic, and it differs from culture change. Executive leadership should choose cultural transformation when the well-being and needs of the organization and its people are at stake.

  5. What Is A Full-Spectrum Organization?

    Culture is not just aspirational and emotional; it’s also embedded in all of the behaviors and systems within your organization. The full-spectrum organization is both purpose driven and practical. Discover how to do culture in a pragmatic way.

  6. The Importance Of Cultural Transformation

    Cultural transformation task forces/committees are often staffed with HR and L&D leaders within an organization. Here are five tips for approaching true cultural transformation that will improve performance, retention, and engagement.

  7. Which Cultural Transformation Approach Is Right For Your Org?

    There are myriad approaches to cultural transformation, and yours should be based on your organization’s culture and needs. Here are five approaches to cultural transformation, including insights to uncover which is right for you.

L&D leaders—like you—are up against unprecedented challenges: With a global market of constant change and the need to continuously upskill workers, L&D departments are overloaded with projects and under pressure to design and deploy a large volume of quality training programs—fast. To meet this daily reality, you need a high-performing team of pros with abundant creativity and a drive to innovate. The solution? Culture change.

With the aid of this magnificent eBook, you will get a deep understanding of how important culture change can be for nurturing effective L&D leaders. Besides its importance to your organization, you will also find out which cultural transformation approach is the right fit for you, as well as how to implement it correctly.

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Christopher Pappas
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