In <i>Corporate Learning,</i> Mike Dulworth and Frank Bordonaro offer down-to-earth information and advice for increasing organizational performance. The book shares useful insights about building leadership talent, as researched and presented by a top-notch cadre of contributors. <i>Corporate Learning</i> also outlines a five-step, field-tested learning strategy that organizations can use to increase the <i>capacities</i> of their leaders. In addition <i>Corporate Learning</i> contains a handy “Fitness Quiz” and illustrative real-life stories from Frank Bordonaro’s stellar career as head of learning for three major corporations.
?The authors, all experts in their fields, make the undeniable case that real learning is at the heart of successful leadership, strategy, and organizational change. Better yet, they tell us how to get it done.?--John Alexander, president, Center for Creative Leadership
?Mike Dulworth and Frank Bordonaro have written a terrific book that is highly valuable for everyone involved in learning and executive development. Their five steps provide excellent, practical guidance for what leaders of learning should do. This is a very readable book and I highly recommend it.?--Ted Hoff, vice president, learning, IBM Learning Center
Introduction: Getting the Most from This Resource ix
Part One: What to Know
Issue 1. Closing the alignment gap between learning and business strategy ...
1. Creating a Learning Organization That Is Linked to Business Strategy and Drives Business Outcomes 3
Issue 2. Filling the leadership pipeline ...
2. Executive Education Best Practices 23
3. Critical Trends in Executive Development: What Lies Ahead? 53
Michael Dulworth, Jim Bolt, and John Koriath
Issue 3. Mobilizing others, the leader's lever for change ...
4. An Action Learning Approach to Changing Organizational Culture - Rethinking the Balance Between Action and Learning 71
Daniel R. Denison and Bryan Adkins
5. Follow-Through: The Missing Link 91
Cal Wick and Roy Pollock
6. Achieving the Developmental Value of Peer-to-Peer Networks 107
Michael Dulworth and Joe Forcillo
Part Two: What to Do
Introduction to Part Two 125
Step One: Hear the Rallying Cry 137
Step Two: Put Stakes in the Ground 153
Step Three: Put Learning Where the Work Is 169
Step Four: Divvy Up the Work 189
Step Five: Measure, Modify, and Keep It Moving 207
Conclusion to Part Two: What to Do 231
About the Author 241