MWL Newsletter No 23

News and articles about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) selected by Jane Hart for the week 16-22 July 2017

From around the Web

Is coaching the key to reviving our productivity? James Brook, 17 July 2017

“here are of course no shortage of ideas to improve productivity including easing austerity, attracting more investment from overseas, accelerating research and technological advancement and investment and updating our ageing infrastructure. While some of these ideas will undoubtedly help, there is one even more powerful solution within the control of organisations – investing in building coaching and learning cultures throughout the UK.”

How Fender Is Reinventing Online Guitar Lessons For The Age Of Distraction  FastCompany, 17 July 2017

“In recent years, learning music has become a much easier, do-it-yourself affair thanks to YouTube tutorials and countless guitar lesson websites. I’ve certainly dabbled with these from time to time, but the quality and accuracy of the videos varies, to put it politely. Recently, I came across a new option.”

How To Create A Culture Of Innovation And Learning  Maureen Metcalf, Forbes Magazine, 21 July 2017

“There are several different terms we hear when we talk about companies that do this well: agile businesses, “learning” organizations, and innovative cultures are just a few. These environments adhere to five key cultural and structural strategies.

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Jane Hart
Director, Centre for Modern Workplace Learning

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