How can an organisation spark enthusiasm for the challenges of digitisation amongst its staff? HR manager and member of the board of Phoenix Contact, Professor Gunther Olesch, discusses with Dr. Peter Littig why a shared vision often has more of an effect than simple facts about the company’s objectives. They also talk about the role […]

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The April 2002 edition of Harvard Business Review has an article by Darrell K Rigby called “look before you lay off”. It has been helpfully reprinted in April 2020. It focuses on the August 2000 downturn, and looks at the data from those S & P 500 companies that laid off a total of 500,000 […]

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The digitisation of work and learning also poses great challenges for globally active businesses such as Bayer AG. In an interview with Learning Insights, Andreas Schön of the Learning & Training department at Bayer gives an overview of chances and perspectives of digital formats for further education and explains the decisive influence management has on […]

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Our digital lifestyle is changing the way in which we inform ourselves, in which we read and learn. While in the past, we thought in terms of courses, learning processes had to be “organized” and we bought an entire book to gain knowledge about a topic, we are today looking for small learning nuggets that […]

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Dr. Peter Littig talks to Mike Metzger, Head of Development and Learning at dm-drogerie markt, about the dm’s dialogical company culture and its consequences for corporate learning. The discussion also covers the company’s anthropology and the question why dm’s apprentices are called “learnlings”. Link: dm-drogeriemarkt Mike Metzger has been working for dm since 2004. He […]

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Since November 2018, Learning Now TV is supported by its first channel ambassador. Paul Morgan has more than 25 years’ experience in senior learning and development roles and worked for Microsoft and O2, among others. In his new role with Learning Now TV, he focuses both on Learning Now TV itself and on its sister […]

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Dr. Peter Littig talks to Gerrit Mauch about how MaibornWolff focuses on the individual when it comes to learning and development in the digital age. The IT company has been awarded the Great Place to Work Award for its innovative approach to learning. Gerrit Mauch heads MaibornWolff Campus, which strives to change corporate learning. The […]

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The DEKRA representation in Brussels invited to a highly interesting discussion with renowned political and economic representatives, titled “Digitization, skills, and the labor market – growing potentials, new requirements”, on Nov. 22, 2018. After a short introduction by DEKRA’s Executive Vice President Training, Dietmar Metzger, and hosted by Oliver Deiters, Head of Global External Affairs […]

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Nigel Paine talks about leadership development. Why are leadership development programs often ineffectve? And what can be done to make lasting change happen? ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Image sources: © peshkova – stock.adobe.com

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This blog piece continues the discussion around those factors that tend to lead to successful leadership development. And success is defined by permanent behavioural change in organisations and individuals that is consistent across the organisation. Here are a further six factors for you to take on board. They tie in with my previous blog piece […]

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