Over 1,000 professionals participated in The Ken Blanchard Companies® 2021 HR/L&D Trends Survey. Participants represented all levels within the leadership, learning, and talent development function from organizations of all sizes. In this survey, we asked participants to identify the single largest problem their L&D team is currently facing due to COVID-19 going into the new year. Respondents shared over 1,000 individual responses. Learn the three main themes that appeared.
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This year’s survey paints a picture of organizations taking experimental steps during a time of accelerated change.
Researchers at Blanchard posed questions about innovation to executives, managers, and individual contributors.
One big challenge that makes most L & D professionals nervous is having to show the impact of training in a way that makes sense to senior executives in your company.
Training won’t make a difference if learners don’t apply their newly acquired knowledge and skills.
Learn the six enduring leadership principles that will help aspiring leaders become more effective and respected along their journey.
Private sector and public sector organizations have three common organizational goals, which must be met for leadership to be labeled effective.
Forty years of Blanchard research has proven that the best leadership style is the one that matches the developmental needs of the person you’re working with.
Getting to the Sweet Spot of Effective Communication
This study investigates the effectiveness of the four leadership styles of the SLII model, which evolved from initiating structure and consideration.
Good virtual leadership is the same as good face-to-face leadership. It’s about doing all the important things leaders need to do, but in a different medium and environment.
Learn how to dramatically increase the probability of successfully initiating, implementing, and sustaining change in business.
Learn six ways you can supercharge your time with your leader
The results of the Training–Blanchard survey provide a snapshot into today’s teams, and recommended first steps to enhance team training programs in organizations.
Learn the three critical mistakes that your organization may be making when it comes to customer service.
With SLII, managers and direct reports learn how to speak a common language that builds trust and a sense of partnership.
The failure rate for managers can be staggering
The Three Critical Warning Signs That You Might Be Missing
When managers are unable to lead and coach effectively, mistakes are made that can be fatal to your organization. Learn how to implement a successful coaching process at your organization.
Learn the results from our survey of more than 800 leaders asked about the biggest stressors/challenges they are facing today and what would help them to be more effective.
Hiring and retaining workers is the defining challenge as we move nearer to the post-pandemic workplace.