We all learn in different ways. Some of us will feel more at home learning in group dynamics, whereas others prefer a quiet space to think. As individuals, we have different preferences and practices—but how far does culture play a part in this?
Training that is locally sensitive drives engagement, understanding, inclusivity and better learner outcomes. I spoke to L&D experts to see what impact language and culture has on training global teams and they shared their top tips.
The world is more open than ever – although it may not feel like it right now. Digital advancements and a shift in the way we work means that expanding overseas and working with dispersed teams feels like a greater possibility.
2020 was the year of staying home. When offices closed and the government told us to stay inside, organisations and their employees had to adapt. With some people furloughed and others trying to work from home – amidst domestic distractions – L&D teams were called to action.
They say the best-laid plans often go awry – a sentiment very true for the past 12 months. For marketing professionals the pandemic meant doing away with annual strategies, cancelling events and rethinking messaging and creative material.
When it comes to collaborating, there are often two schools of thought: two heads are better than one or too many cooks spoil the broth. Finding the balance between centralising your Internal Comms translations and keeping local-market teams in the loop, can be tricky.