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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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To efficiently manage the information, learning organizations use knowledge management systems to facilitate sharing and integration.
The Corporate University Best-in-Class, or CUBIC Awards, were established to honor, recognize and promote learning organizations and corporate universities that set standards of excellence in a variety of categories relating to performance and results.
Learning organizations are found to be more resilient and adaptive to globalized pressure.
The study of learning organizations has gained increasing importance in recent years.
Since the present era is called the era of learning organizations and its members at all levels (managerial and non- managerial) undertake to forget old thoughts and ideas to work together in the best way on the one hand and to realize organizational programs on the other, dealing with dynamic domains has brought some researchers so far to believe that the only way for future organizations is to turn into continuous learning systems.
Sandwiched between introductory discussions and general reflections, contributions address the development and practices of learning organizations in China and Mexico; Islamic perspectives; and experiences within the Australian Army and in contexts such as elderly care, family firms, universities, public sector organizations (the education system in Pakistan), and small and medium-size businesses in developing countries.
Training courses need to be held so that schools could be transformed into learning organizations
The literature is awash with articles about managing knowledge in organizations: knowledge management, knowledge management systems, organizational learning and learning organizations.
Investigating learning organizations requires longitudinal studies in order to validate methodologies and instruments used.
To thrive in this dynamic environment most organizations in India are transforming to learning organizations.
The purpose of this research is to explore the possibility of viable learning organizations based on identifying viable organizational learning mechanisms.
There are, however, different kinds of knowledge, and most discussions about learning organizations emphasize the difference between two different types.
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