IBM’s Learning Model

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Essay #: 052022
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IBM’s Learning Model
IBM’s success in transforming individual to organizational learning comes from utilizing the training of individuals to achieve corporate wide goals.  It does this through several factors including using a results oriented model of education, capitalizing on new technology through e-learning, and finally mixing this with experience based learning.  Together, these approaches focus IBM’s corporate training opportunities into a learning strategy that benefits both employees and the company’s overall strategic vision.  Ted Hoff, IBM’s chief learning officer describes their learning model as follows, "they were looking to drive business priorities and business success through learning…both build people, build their...
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.....onal strategies to achieve this outcome.  Hoff sums up this mix of results oriented success and varying educational modeling as follows “All of us are expected to lead through accountability, but to actually get things done through teamwork" (Sosbe, 2003).
References
Gillette, C. (2005). Improving business performance through e-learning. Chief Learning Officer. Retrieved May 14, 2009, from from http://www.clomedia.com/columnists/2005/January/846/index.php
Kolb, D. A. (n.d.) Experiential Learning. Retrieved May 14, 2009, from http://www.infed.org/biblio/b-explrn.htm
Sosbe, T. (2003). Tedd Hoff: Leading IBM's education solutions. Chief Learning Officer. Retrieved May 14, 2009, from http://www.clomedia.com/departments/2003/January/96/index.php