Organizational Learning and the Learning Organization: Developments in Theory and Practice / Edition 1

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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

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761959168
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 6/22/1999
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.55 (d)

Meet the Author

I am broadly interested in understanding how and why industrial firms form and develop different types of exchange relationshipsa and engage in particular types of market practices. What follows is a description of my current interests.

John Burgoyne is now semi-retired from the Department of Management Learning and Leadershi at Lancaster University. He is a visiting Professor at University Campus Suffolk, an Associate at Ashridge and Henley Business Schools, and a Trustee at Brathay Trust.

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Table of Contents

Organizational Learning - Mark Easterby-Smith and Luis Araujo
Current Debates and Opportunities
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
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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