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The faster learning organization : gain and sustain the competitive edge

Author: Bob Guns; Kristin Anundsen
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1998.
Series: Jossey-Bass business & management series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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In this work, the author addresses the key element in sustaining competitive advantage: faster learning. He includes strategies, tactics, skills and measurement tools used by an FLO that can be used  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bob Guns; Kristin Anundsen
ISBN: 0787939021 9780787939021 0787910538 9780787910532
OCLC Number: 36921914
Notes: Originally published: Johannesburg ; San Diego, CA : Pfeiffer, ©1996, in series: Warren Bennis executive briefing series.
Description: ix, 129 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: The power of faster learning. Learning vs. performance ; Why faster learning specifically? ; Characteristcs of a FLO ; The FLO model ; Example : NASA ; Action ideas --
ow organizations learn. What is organizations learn? ; What's different about FLO learning? ; Example : Xerox ; Action ideas --
Launching the FLO. Openness to learning ; The challenge of change ; Stimulating leadership ; Example : Scott Allen, FLO leader ; Action ideas --
Crafting the FLO strategies. The surge strategy ; The cultivate strategy ; The transform strategy ; Example : Toyota ; Action ideas --
Transforming the organization. How teams work ; How teams learn ; How teams are motivated ; The transformation journey ; Learning during transformation ; Growing businesses and careers ; Example : American Airlines and SABRE ; Action ideas --
Hitting warp speed. Employing learning tactics ; Making the most of learning ; Creating unique circumstances ; Example : a forest-products firm ; Action ideas --
Honing FLO skills. Executive skills ; Leader skills ; Team-member skills ; Individual-learning skills ; Example : quad/graphics ; Action ideas --
Maintaining the FLO. Tips for sustaining success ; Example : NASA revisited.
Series Title: Jossey-Bass business & management series.
Responsibility: Bob Guns, with Kristin Anundsen.

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