Organizational Learning and the Learning Organization: Developments in Theory and Practice

Organizational Learning and the Learning Organization: Developments in Theory and Practice

by Mark Easterby-Smith
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761959157

ISBN-13: 9780761959151

Pub. Date: 06/22/1999

Publisher: SAGE Publications

'A valuable resource for academics and practitioners in management and corporate strategy, as well as those involved in mangement training and development' - European Foundation for Management Development

'The editors' overall assessment is that there has been insufficient dialogue between the two camps of action research and theorizing.... As a

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'A valuable resource for academics and practitioners in management and corporate strategy, as well as those involved in mangement training and development' - European Foundation for Management Development

'The editors' overall assessment is that there has been insufficient dialogue between the two camps of action research and theorizing.... As a contribution to mapping this divided house, the text is an apt illustration of these problems. The editor's overview is of interest...' - Stephen Gibb, University of Strathclyde, MCB University Press

The debates surrounding concepts of 'organizational learning' and the 'learning organization' receive a welcome synthezis in this book. Inte

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761959151
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
06/22/1999
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Organizational Learning - Mark Easterby-Smith and Luis Araujo
Current Debates and Opportunities
PART ONE: REVIEW AND CRITIQUES
Organizational Learning - Christiane Prange
Desperately Seeking Theory?
Organizational Learning as the Development of Stories - David Sims
Balancing Biases - Marleen Huysman
A Critical Review of the Literature on Organizational Learning
In Search of a Social Learning Theory - Bente Elkajaer
PART TWO: EVALUATIONS OF PRACTICE
The Role of Evaluative Inquiry in Creating Learning Organizations - Hallie Preskill and Rosalie Torres
Learning across Organizational Boundaries - Nancy Dixon
The Concept of the 'Learning Organization' Applied to the Transformation of the Public Sector - Matthias Finger and Silvia B[um]urgin Brand
Learning, Trust and Organizational Change - Amy Edmondson and Bertrand Moingeon
Project Design for Learning and Innovation - Karen Ayas
Organizational Learning and Organizational Forgetting - Frank Blackler, Norman Crump and Seonaidh Mc Donald
Developing Learning Managers within Learning Organizations - Elena Anthonocopoulou

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