Employee attrition is becoming a critical issue and this has forced multi-nationals in Asia to now use social networks, blogs, online communities, gaming and other collaborative learning technologies to create a learning environment as well as comfortable work atmosphere and to retain talents.
Social media like tablets, smart phones, wikis, blogs, performance support, online communities, gaming are adopted as learning and development tools by many organizations. ?Companies now encourage their workforce to share and create knowledge through social media, which results in better productivity and positive mood in the work place,” Global Talent Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited Director and Chief Learning Officer Nick Van Dam said.
He added that in emerging nations, such as in China, Brazil and India; employee turnover is a big problem and a huge talent gap exists. Global organizations are now looking at technologies to accelerate the learning time, build leadership positions to meet strategic business goals and motivate employees as per business requirements.