The learning profession needs to establish a new moonshot
The lack of a steady supply of ready talent presents a huge opportunity to the L&D fraternity, which demands that they shift some of their operating paradigms and display even greater learning agility than what they would expect from their learners.
Workplaces of today are completely unrecognizable as compared to what they were a decade ago. Work gets done anywhere, anytime with devices and technologies that did not exist earlier. While this is primarily the “Where” and “How” of work, the “Who” is also going through huge disruptions with some rapid strides in domains like robotics and artificial intelligence as well as the much talked about gig economy that is fast becoming a reality. While individuals are concerned about their job stability and skill relevance, leaders feel unsure about building organizational capabilities in the VUCA world. According to the 2017 Deloitte Human Capital Trends report, while 90 percent of CEOs believe their companies are facing disruptive changes driven by digital technologies, 70 percent say their organizations do not have the skills to adapt. Complicating the issue further is the huge supply-demand mismatch that exists. On the one hand, while there is supply; on the other hand, there i...
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