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Learning Practices: Assessment and Action for Organizational Improvement

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Learning Practices: Assessment and Action for Organizational Improvement

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  • Copyright 2001
  • Dimensions: 5-1/4 X 8-1/4
  • Pages: 155
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-017380-0
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-017380-5

This book offers a practical, hands-on, pluralistic approach to building organizational and team learning capability that is consistent with OD principles and that carefully explores the links between learning, corporate strategy, and knowledge management. Through a systematic series of applied exercises, it shows readers how learning in, of, and among organizations can be recognized, analyzed, and put into practice through a variety of learning actions and styles that improve organizational performance. It introduces the diagnostic Organizational Learning Inventory and provides guidance on how to use/benefit from it in assessing ANY organizational unit--e.g., department, workgroup, task force, or a company subsidiary. KEY TOPICS: The Competitive Edge: Learning for Strategic Advantage. Assessing Learning in Your Team or Company: Learning Orientations. Assessing the Conditions for Learning: Facilitating Factors. Recognizing Your Best Possible Learning Profile. Ways to Enhance or Shift Learning Orientations. Promoting the Conditions for Learning. Learning across Team and Corporate Boundaries. Making Learning Investments: Learning Portfolios and Architectures. Critical Challenges in Learning “Best Practices.” The Learning Horizon. MARKET: Chief Learning Officers, Chief Knowledge Officers, Directors of Organizational Development, Effectiveness, Training.

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Table of Contents

I. PROFILES OF LEARNING: CURRENT AND STRATEGIC.

 1. The Competitive Edge: Learning for Strategic Advantage.
 2. Assessing Learning in Your Team or Company: Learning Orientations.
 3. Assessing the Conditions for Learning: Facilitating Factors.
 4. Recognizing Your “Best Possible” Learning Profile.

II. LEARNING CHOICES, LEARNING INTERVENTIONS.

 5. Ways to Enhance or Shift Learning Orientations.
 6. Promoting the Conditions for Learning.
 7. Learning Across Team and Corporate Boundaries.

III. THE ADVANTAGED LEARNER.

 8. Making Learning Investments: Learning Portfolios and Architectures.
 9. Critical Challenges in Learning “Best Practices”.
10. The Learning Horizon.
References.
Index.

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