Today, in the midst of the fourth industrial revolution, the business landscape is changing at a rapid pace. Organizations, therefore, are now required to become more agile and responsive to change, and technology is only accelerating this rate of change through innovations in areas like automation and artificial intelligence. However, most leadership development programmes have remained stagnant over the last decade or more. The approach to organizational development is much the same today as it was ten or even twenty years ago. Therefore, directors of leadership development have to embrace transformations in every area of training and executive education to be relevant for the next decade.
HR and learning and development (L&D) experts are already predicting that a changing landscape will require new thinking and strategies for the coming year. For example, executives are increasingly recognising that training has become a competitive advantage for organizations vying for talent. Further, employees today want personal and professional development, which has brought the training to the forefront of many talent acquisition efforts. Once hired, those employees perform better and stay longer with companies that have built a strong learning culture, developing employees for their current and future roles.
The continued evolution of organizational development will appeal to companies that choose to reskill and upskill employees at a faster rate, deploying learning experiences that quickly close technical and soft skills gaps and prepare every employee for the future. At this juncture, there is a wide variety of organizational development companies entering the industry with a set of advanced and integrated offerings. To help businesses strengthen their learning capabilities and simultaneously enable growth in the industry, HR Tech Outlook has compiled a list of leading organizational development companies in Europe. The list comprises prominent organizations in the industry that solve leadership development challenges by implementing the current trends in the space. Besides, the magazine also comprises insights from thought leaders in the sector on the industry trends, best practices, recent innovations, and their advice for the aspiring CIOs.
We present to you HR Tech Outlook’s “Top 10 Organizational Development Consulting/Service Companies in Europe - 2020.”