When it comes to developing a high-impact learning culture, it's important to understand that a leader’s role is imperative to its success. That's why we thought we'd share with you this great article by eLearning Industry on how hands-on advocacy can help you create opportunities for your learners and the importance of leadership involvement.
Written by Lola Famure, the piece 'Learning Advocate: How Leaders Can Make or Break Your Learning Culture' shines a light on how leaders are not only essential to an employee’s overall work experience, but in some cases, are being under leveraged. Lola is a brand strategist at Absorb LMS, a learning technology company based in Canada that offers an in-the-flow, industry leading learning experience.
Her interesting article features an in-depth look into such important topics as:
- Executive buy-in for organization-wide buy-in
- Managers are the hands-on learning advocates
- Learning importance And application
- Employee Development
- Social Responsibility
- Employee Wellness
- How an LMS can facilitate a learning culture
"Managers are essential to an employee’s overall work experience. According to Gallup, they account for at least 70% of the variance in employee engagement. Yet, according to LinkedIn’s 2021 Workplace Learning Report, only 40% of learners reported that their managers challenged them to learn new skills in the last six months, even though over half of them felt that their managers supported their career goals. In LinkedIn’s 2020 report, only 27% of L&D professionals reported that their CEOs were active champions of learning. It’s time for organizations to lean on its leaders as the drivers of the modern learning culture."
Click the link below to read the full article and find out how you can lead your learning culture from the front today!