Why Are Adaptive Learning Organizations Better Placed to Succeed in the Future? Insights from Research on Adaptive Learning Organization by NIIT and John Bersin Academy [chapter]

Kamal Dhuper
2022 China and Globalization  
Three decades of Chinese educational reforms have created a workforce oriented towards an industrial economy. Now the challenge is to transform China's talent-development model to develop the skills needed in an innovative, digitized, postindustrial economy. NIIT has embraced the idea of "Running Training Like a Business", which means companies have to be agile and elastic. Learning and Development (L&D) has become more complex and increased pressure on organizations, while Adaptive Learning
more » ... anizations (ALOs) have three characteristics of adaptivity that enable a proactive and fluid learning ecosystem. This gives them an advantage. Keywords Chinese educational reforms • China's talent-development model • Running training like a business • Learning and Development (L&D) • Adaptive Learning Organizations (AOLs) The economic shock of the coronavirus pandemic has accelerated several pre-existing trends while also giving rise to entirely new ones. In the face of such rapid change, executives are piecing together the future landscape of value and the new rules of competitive advantage for their organizations. New value shifts are being driven by shifting customer needs and behaviors on the demand side, increased value chain uncertainty on the supply side, and a reversal of many of the trends that have defined pre-pandemic globalization. Competitive positions are more vulnerable during such shifts, spelling both promise and perils for executives. Referred to as "the new normal" or "the big reset" the emerging landscape will be characterized by the emergence of new value pools and erosion or existing ones, among individuals, corporates, and nations.
doi:10.1007/978-981-16-8603-0_19 fatcat:gnpkveofqvgonjlqyadbmq3sa4