Charles Jennings looks at the Corporate Executive Board’s ‘Building High Performance Capability for the New Work Environment’ report, and in particular, the Network Performance. That is, results achieved by working with others.
Classes, courses and curricula – structured learning events – don’t provide all the tools in the toolkit. They’re bit-players in a much larger world of organisational learning and performance. The part that formal, directed learning plays in overall organisational capability may be important at times, but organisations aspiring towards Peter Senge’s ‘learning organization’ – in other words, creating a culture of continuous learning – need to reach beyond simply improving structured training.