The topic is “From Competence to Capability – New Avatar for Learning/HR to Deliver Business Value ?“. We discuss if CapabilityManagement at the employee and organisational level provides an effective framework for HR/Learning to deliver business value or if it simply rebadging Learning/HR ?
Questions we discuss
- Emergence of Capability Management. It’s prevalence and maturity in Australia.
- How does Capability Management operate at the individual and organisational level ? Can it accommodate frameworks such as Peter Senge’s Learning organisation and the agile approach ?
- How Capability Management is implemented in different organisations ? What are the opportunities for and barriers to implementing Capability Management
- What skills are required for Capability Management professionals and how can they be acquired ?
- Hase, S., and Davis, L. (1999) ‘From competence to capability: The implications for human resource development and management’, Association of International Management, 17th Annual Conference, San Diego, August
- Discussion – What is the link between people capability and competence ? What is the role of HRM in this?
How LearningCafe Discussions Work
Invitation – is extended to experienced learning professionals who:
- Have expertise or interest in:
- The effectiveness of learning to deliver business results.
- Developing capability of the learning function.
- Implementation of “new learning” which encompasses blended learning, performance support, e-Learning and so on.
- Have a passion for putting theory into practice.
- Interested in pure discussion (not selling products, or services or expertise) and maintain the integrity of the discussion.
- The topic for the session is chosen in advance by the group.
- As a group of experienced professionals everyone’s contribution is valued and differences in opinions are respected.
- Sales messaging for products or solutions are kept out.
- The discussion especially about work related issues / topics are kept confidential within the group.
- The group meets at a coffee shop and bill for the coffee is a shared expense.
- You are not expected to attend every meeting given our busy schedules. 4 – 9 members usually turn up which results in some interesting conversation.