learning organization

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learning organization

an organization in which paramount importance is attached to the capacity for employees to learn from organizational events and developments in the external environment. Employees are encouraged to respond creatively to this learning. Systems for exchanging information are of great importance in such organizations.
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For this reason, it is an inevitable requirement of the learning organisations approaching the knowledge management to develop the concept or a system, resp., to ensure a feedback from employees and to listen to their "voice".
Gerry Puttock, director of Ace Cardiff, one of the four clubs said: "Ace is joined by Educational Centre Wales, Riverside Homework Club and SEF Cymru in a unique association of learning organisations in south Cardiff formed to support the children from this disadvantaged area of south Wales.
TBG Learning, one of the country's leading youth and adult learning organisations, is hosting an interactive "guess the career" challenge on its stand at the UK's biggest skills and careers event.
Management of those organisations know that it is not possible for them to refer to their organisations as learning organisations by simply calling or declaring that they are learning organisations.
This statement supports the need to continue the study of culture as a variable that facilitates and support the shaping of learning organisations. Previous researchers (for example, Carroll and Nafukho, 2006; Popper and Lipshitz, 1995; Aksu and Ozdemir, 2005; Dension and Mishra, 1995; Chang and Lee, 2007) have studied about culture, but not various cultures and effects on promoting performance.
The student said she wanted to base her thesis on a comparison between a number of learning organisations and a control group of non-learning organisations.
Organisations possessing learning capabilities and not just reactive behaviour are considered to be learning organisations (ibid), whose specific features have been described by several researchers (Senge 1990, 2003, Pedler et al.
The study is built on the perspective of workplace learning and learning organisations, with a goal to examine teachers as "practitioners" of informal learning and schools as sites for learning among the staff and as learning organisations.
Models of KM which focus on social construction share common ground with theories on learning organisations and organisational learning (Martensson, 2000, 213; Rowley, 2000 (b), 11).
The event is part of a series of Family Learning events organised by Warwickshire County Council's Community Education Service, in partnership with other adult learning organisations in North Warwickshire.
In the "knowledge society," it necessitates the learning organisations, which know to profit by knowledge as a basic power.
His message is simple - the learning organisation values and believes that competitive advantage derives from continued learning, both individual and collective.
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