Competitive forces, changing job requirements, emerging technologies, an aging workforce, new ways of working and a shorter shelf life of knowledge are driving the need for re-skilling and up-skilling the workforce. The talent management pendulum is swinging from recruitment to development, says Nick van Dam
Organizations around the world are under pressure to stay competitive and drive innovation. Enterprises have to work differently, faster, better and at lower costs so learning strategy must be aligned with business strategy.
Globalization, increased competition, complexity, uncertainty and the accelerated advancement of technology will drive the need for more tacit work. Tacit work, which is a combination of the common sense and intuition that provide the ‘know how’ required to achieve expert performance, demands a high level of judgement and involves frequent, multifaceted interactions. This has been a game-changer in terms of the skills requirement of an organization’s talent,
with a shift from the ‘know what’ routine manual and cognitive tasks, towards the ‘know how’ expert thinking and complex communication…