Making Sense of Organizational Learning

Making Sense of Organizational Learning

Putting Theory Into Practice

eBook - 2013
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The ability of a business to learn is becoming increasingly important for success. In Making Sense of Organizational Learning, Cyril Kirwan examines the wide range of factors necessary to create and sustain organizational learning and knowledge at all levels. The book shows how to best exploit the knowledge that already exists within the organization while at the same time develop the capability of the people that work there, highlighting in particular the role of the HR function and of line managers. Each chapter provides theoretical background and real-world examples. Diagnostic questionnaires, checklists and other tools are also included.Making Sense of Organizational Learning provides an evidence-based argument for the adoption of effective organizational learning policies and practices, and offers a real opportunity to improve performance. Thinking practitioners as well as those undertaking post-graduate study in HR and related disciplines will find it invaluable.

Taylor
& Francis Publishing

The ability of a business to engage in real organizational learning and to do so faster and in a more sustainable way than its competitors is being increasingly seen as an essential component of success. In Making Sense of Organizational Learning, Cyril Kirwan examines the wide range of factors necessary to create and sustain organizational learning and knowledge at all levels. At the individual level, the generation of continuous learning opportunities and reflection on experiences are critically important. At the team level, it’s about encouraging collaboration, team learning and the sharing of knowledge. At the organizational level, the emphasis is on building systems to capture and share knowledge and providing strategic leadership for learning. The book shows you how you can best exploit the knowledge that already exists within your organization while at the same time develop the capability of the people that work there. It deals in turn with individual learning; learning with others; learning in organizations; and in particular the role of the HR function and of line managers. Each chapter provides theoretical background and real-world examples. Diagnostic questionnaires, checklists and other tools are also included. Making Sense of Organizational Learning provides an evidence-based argument for the adoption of effective organizational learning policies and practices, and offers a real opportunity to improve performance. Thinking practitioners working in and around learning and development or organization development will find it invaluable, as will those undertaking post-graduate study in HR and related disciplines.

Publisher: Farnham ;, Burlington, VT :, Gower,, ©2013
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9781409465164
1409465160
9781299407244
1299407242
9781409441878
1409441873
9781409465164
9781409441861
Characteristics: 1 online resource : illustrations

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