Willing & Able To Learn Team Values

Willing and able to learn - value description

This is an exercise from the page Developing Team Values. If you have come here without having read that page first, it might make more sense for you to visit there before reading the rest of this page.

Here's how we come up with the guiding principles that bring to life the value of Willing and Able To Learn

People will be Willing and Able to Learn When:

  • They are open-minded
  • They feel inspired to continuously improve
  • We hire and value people who have the capacity to learn and apply knowledge - not just on their current knowledge
  • They use flexibility in their thinking and behaving
  • Learning is the way of life, it happens every single day, it is not a special event
  • They believe learning is a continuous journey that has no end.
  • We are all continuously evolving

What Behaviors Would You Expect to See That Demonstrate the Value of Being Willing and Able to Learn?

  • People willingly stepping outside of their comfort zone
  • Questioning
  • Pursuing learning opportunities
  • Showing initiative
  • People understanding the tangible benefit from going to off-the-job learning opportunities
  • People who are enthusiastic to learn new skills
  • Taking on new tasks, expanding what they can do

What Results Will Follow by People Having/Using this Value of Willing and Able to Learn

  • Multi-skilling
  • Flexible workforce
  • Skilled and passionate people
  • People performing their roles, accepting change and enjoying the variation in work
  • Reduced downtime, reduced cost
  • Better quality of profit
  • Greater customer and team member satisfaction

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