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Organisational Learning In The Automotive Sector
     

Organisational Learning In The Automotive Sector

by Dr Penny West
 

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ISBN-10: 0415219868

ISBN-13: 9780415219860

Pub. Date: 01/01/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book considers the concepts of organisational learning and the learning organisation, and critically examines their take up within the context of four contemporary work organisations in the European automotive sector. Within this dynamic environment, the pursuit and implementation of approaches that encourage individuals to learn and challenge existing

Overview

This book considers the concepts of organisational learning and the learning organisation, and critically examines their take up within the context of four contemporary work organisations in the European automotive sector. Within this dynamic environment, the pursuit and implementation of approaches that encourage individuals to learn and challenge existing orthodoxy are now dominant on the management agenda. Changes to processes, structures, cultures and the employment relationship per se.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415219860
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/01/2001
Series:
Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Chapter 1. Organisational learning and change in the automotive sector Chapter 2. The learning organisation: historical and conceptual foundations Chapter 3. Theoretical and practical perspectives on learning in organisations Chapter 4. The relationship between learning and change Chapter 5. The case studies: the Rover Group and Volvo, Tallent Engineering and GKN Hardy Spicer Chapter 6. Emerging themes for organisational effectiveness in the automotive sector Chapter 7. Discussion and analysis: the Rover Group and Volvo Chapter 8. Discussion and analysis: Tallent Engineering and GKN Hardy Spicer Chapter 9. Summary and conclusions

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