20 minutes a week: The short and long of corporate learning today
Given the automation, disruption, transformation, and somewhat express-outmodedness of skills, how do companies make sure its employees learn?
Twenty minutes. What do they mean to you? Time enough to watch a Friends rerun? Burn 200 calories on a stair master? Or, stare into space and blink 400 times? Interestingly, in the workplace scenario, 20 minutes is the time most employees set aside for learning. In a week.
These 20 minutes per week are increasingly becoming the top priority for CEOs and HR leaders. Why? Because an organization has just these 20 minutes to leverage and deploy learning platforms and tools that are not just easy, intuitive, and compelling for the workforce, but also critical to business success. Given the automation, disruption, transformation, and somewhat express-outmodedness of skills, how do companies make sure its employees learn? In this ‘age of apps’ — where one does everything from order a meal, to find a vacant parking spot or book a ride with a few clicks in their personal worlds — and absolutely easy availability of information, what relevance does the good ol’ L&D function ha...
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