Supporting Innovation Through Effective L&D Practices

Research, Whitepaper / eBooks | 17 March 2017
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Many companies want to establish a culture of innovationone that will encourage flexibility, creativity and support risk-taking. The benefit? Breakthrough products, a superior customer experience and an agile response to market challenges. The most effective innovation strategies focus on people and talent management practicesincluding that of learning and developmentplacing HR in a unique position to enhance (or hinder) innovative behaviors and practices within an organization.

But what is happening in organizations today, and what is HR’s rolespecifically the L&D functionin not only supporting, but also driving, a culture of innovation? Via the results of our Global HR Innovation Survey we investigated:  

  • the effectiveness of current talent management practices in driving and supporting innovation
  • how prepared HR is to meet the future talent needs of the business

In this PageUp report, we specifically focus on the challenges L&D functions are facing in establishing a culture of innovation, and their current effectiveness in driving enterprise-wide innovation. We also discuss some of the shortfalls being faced in this area and provide practical advice for how L&D professionals can close the gaps.

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