In today’s volatile economy, corporations are continually looking for innovative ways to enhance shareholder value and improve bottom-line results. While there have been a variety of strategies implemented to achieve these goals, successful organizations
Although e-learning got off to a shaky start in the late 1990s, industry analysts are now bullish about the enabling technologies, notably enterprise learning management systems (LMSs), both in terms of growing adoption rates and quick return on investmen
Welcome to Chief Learning Officer magazine. I returned from my sabbatical just in time to read the first issue. The magazine has certainly carved out a stimulating dialogue between CLOs and key vendors. What’s needed now is to include heads of business units in this dialogue. Increasingly, business unit managers are having a more active role in how to use…
Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds. –Inscription on the General Post Office, New York City The United States Postal Service has no official motto, but if it did, that oft-quoted saying would probably be it. At the very least, it’s a mission to live up…
If you have the chance to read Fred Harburgï¿½s resume, youï¿½ll find a rather impressive listing of positions. Prior to becoming chief learning officer and president of Motorola University, Harburgï¿½s past boasts organizations like IBM, Saturn, Disney,
Corporate universities were first created in the late 1980s as an enhancement to traditional training departments.
The increasing presence on executive staffs of a chief leaning officer or someone with a similar title represents the emerging recognition that an organization’s talent is a strategic asset- an essential element in achieving organizational goals.