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Practices and products that once put your organization at the top of your industry might now provide for only its basic survival. Global and virtual competition, rapid innovation and relentless change mean leaders and employees need to learn constantly. Learning requires curated access to information and knowledge about emerging practices, new technologies, and political, economic and environmental happenings around the globe. Goldman Sachs Chief Learning Officer Jason Wingard explains that companies need experts to collect, process, analyze and disseminate information through training, events, social media and “learning portals.” Though his arguments slide in spots of muddled writing, getAbstract recommends Wingard’s valuable eye-opener on learning to executives, CLOs, managers, start-ups, entrepreneurs and business students.

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  • Why organizations must emphasize learning and knowledge, and
  • How your organization can integrate learning and strategy.
 

About the Author

Jason Wingard ran executive education at Wharton before joining Goldman Sachs as CLO.

 

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A New World
Staying in business now takes extra dexterity. Today’s highly competitive global marketplace forces firms to be flexible and responsive. Because companies compete based on the strength of their talent, your business can hope to win if it embraces a learning culture that fosters...

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