Changing technologies require learning. When a workforce is learning enabled, people rapidly adopt new methods. When a workforce is learning disabled, adapting to new technology is painful.
This interactive session overviews three powerful steps that enable positive culture change. First: Connect people with purpose. Be certain that everyone can say with why they do, what they do. “Make money” is insufficient. “Help customers be healthy” works.
Second: Communicate broadly and often. A learning culture places extraordinary value on communication. Leaders at every level must share the “who - how – what - where – when and why” with frequency. When people know the who, why and where, they are better able to contribute to the how and when.
Third: Facilitate accomplishment. People want to succeed. They want to go home each day feeling they made progress. Successful leaders take positive steps to create a learning environment such as creating learning teams. This powers a transforming culture.
Three real-life case studies are used to illustrate. Drawn from hi-tech manufacturing – legacy manufacturing – and software engineering teams, each one reveals how leaders play a pivotal role in transforming culture and creating growth.
- Guide an effective discussion about purpose
- Engage millennials in an action-learning project team
- Assess the learning readiness of their own team
Managing PartnerTruebridge Partners, LLC