This essential best-practices toolkit with lessons from world-class leaders-FedEx, Nokia, Alcoa, Whirlpool, Microsoft, and others-tells how to successfully transform an organization into one that not only continually learns from its experiences but quickly translates that knowledge into improved performance.
Rich with hands-on tools and dozens of new examples and case studies, this highly anticipated updated edition of the award-winning Building the Learning Organization puts the power of the author's Systems Learning Organization model into the hands of any manager who wants to participate in building, maintaining, and sustaining the next generation of learning organizations.
|Edition description:||3rd Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)|
About the Author
Michael J. Marquardt, Ed.D. is professor of Human Resource Development and International Affairs as well as Program Director of Overseas Programs at George Washington University. Dr. Marquardt also serves as President of the World Institute for Action Learning and is the author of 20 books, including Leading with Questions and Optimizing the Power of Action Learning.
Table of Contents
About the Author xv
Chapter 1 The Emerging Need for Learning Organizations 1
Chapter 2 The Systems Learning Organization Model 21
Chapter 3 Building Learning Dynamics 31
Chapter 4 Transforming the Organization for Learning Excellence 61
Chapter 5 Empowering and Enabling People 93
Chapter 6 Knowledge Management in Learning Organizations 121
Chapter 7 Technology for Building the Learning Organization 155
Chapter 8 Action Learning: The Cornerstone for Building a Learning Or ganization 191
Chapter 9 Becoming a Learning Organization 211
Learning Organization Profile 237