This blog was co-authored by Joanne Flynn, Jim Bosserman and Debbie Gower. This article brings together perspectives and research from three strategic performance and learning and development professionals.
What is the role of Learning & Development (L&D) in an organization’s growth and transformation?
What is the role of L&D in dealing with continuous change?
6 Key L&D Strategic Issues
Learning & Development is critical to an organization’s success. Although the “war for talent” focused attention and efforts on recruiting since the late 1990’s, the “war to develop talent” recently emerged more prominently on CEO agendas. Why? Concerns over talent shortages and skill gaps have created obvious obstacles to achieving business performance and transformation goals.
As a result, the investment and ROI to elevate organizational learning functions has become just as, if not more, important as “buying” talent through the recruiting function.