Speakers and coaches David Grebow and Stephen J. Gill provide a brief, solid overview of why organizations must adapt so they can offer learning in a faster, more disruptive business environment and how they can do so by adopting modern management practices. Aside from inventing some new terms – for example, the “managing minds” organizations – the authors are informative, not original. They summarize a well-trodden path following the evolution of the global economy, from an early emphasis on physical labor to today’s knowledge economy. Their solutions are mostly common knowledge today, but they excel when they describe the learning culture modern organizations must adopt: technology-enabled, self-directed, online, social, outcomes-oriented, and measurable through analytics. Executives not directly involved in learning or newcomers to organizational learning will gain the most from this concise, nonprescriptive overview of how to implement a learning culture.
In this summary, you will learn
- How business and the world have profoundly changed,
- Why organizations must follow suit and
- What strategies will help you implement a “managing minds” learning culture in your organization.
About the Authors
Speakers and coaches David Grebow and Stephen Gill run separate organizations focused on modern workplace learning.