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Learning organizations : developing cultures for tomorrow's workplace

Author: Sarita Chawla
Publisher: Portland, Or. Productivity Press 1997
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This compilation of 34 essays, which are grouped in four sections that address all aspects of learning organizations: the guiding ideas behind systems thinking; the theories, methods, and processes  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sarita Chawla
ISBN: 1563271109 9781563271106
OCLC Number: 246081744
Notes: Literaturverz. S. 509 - 523
Description: XXIII, 547 Seiten Illustrationen, Diagramme 24 cm
Contents: Preface Acknowledgements INTRODUCTION: Beginner's Mind Sarita Chawla PART ONE: GUIDING IDEAS 1. Communities of Commitment: The Heart of the Learning Organizations Fred Kofman and Peter Senge 2. Managing the Dream Charles Handy 3. Ahead of the Wave: Valuing Gender Perspectives in Learning Cultures Marilynne Anderson 4. Mastering Change Rosabeth Moss Kanter 5. The Renaissance of Learning in Business John W. Thompson 6. The Transformational Leader: The Wellspring of the Learning rganization James Rolls 7. Why Smart Organizations Don't Learn Lisa J. Marshall, Sandy Mobley, and Gene Calvert PART TWO: THEORIES/METHODS/PROCESSES Story: 8. Stories for Learning: Exploring Your Circumstances Diane Cory and Paula Underwood 9. The Seventh Story: Extending Learning Organizations Far Beyond Business Dialogues: 10. Dialogue: Capacities and Stories Judy Brown 11. Mindshift: Strategic Dialgoue for Breakthrough Thinking 12. Language as Action: Linking Metaphors with Organization Transformation Coaching: 13. Generative Coaching: A Surprising Odyssey Kendall Murphy Systems: 14. Building Learning Laboratories to Create More Effective Distributed Decision Making W. Brian Kreutzer 15. FASTBreak: A Facilitation Approach to Systems Thinking Breakthroughs David P. Kreutzer Tools: 16. The DNA of the Learning Organization Robert Dilworth 17. Wisdom at Work: An Inqurity into the Dimensions of Higher Order Learning Dr. Joel Levey and Michelle Levey PART III: INFRASTRUCTURE 18. Learning Communities: An Alternative to the "Expert Model" Stephanie Ryan 19. Learning Out of Context Eric Edwards Vogt 0. Vitalizing Work Design: Implementing a Developmental Philosophy Carol Sanford 21. Development Strategies for the Knowledge Era Linda E. Morris 22. The Faster Learning Organizations (FLO) Bob Guns 23. Managerial Practice Fields: Infrastructures of a Learning Organization Daniel H. Kim 24. Learning as an Organization: A Journey Into Chaos David R. Schwandt PART FOUR: ARENAS OF PRACTICE 25. The Challenge of Stewardship: Building Learning Organizations in Healthcare Alain Gauthier 26. Restructuring Education: Designing Tomorrow's Workplace John H. Wood 27. Transforming Mental Models through Formal and Informal Learning: A Guide for Workplace Educators Robert Weintraub 28. Leadership: Quality and the U.S. Navy Robert L. Masten Case Studies: 29. Organizational Learning: Medical Metaphor and Corporate Practice Alan K. Graham30. Shared Values: Nutrients for Learning Frank Hoffmann and Bill Withers 31. Creating a Learning Organization By Accident Mary Byrd 32. Beyond Ego to Wisdom: The Eicher Experience Dinesh Chandra CONCLUSION Reflections of Learning from a Gathering Sarita ChawlaRecommended Reading and Resources How to Contact Authors, Co-Authors, and Co-Editors Index
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