Provides an inventory of learning practices that shows students how capability can be developed within these 14 approaches. Ex.___
Gets students immediately into the task of assessing ANY organizational unit—e.g., department, workgroup, task force, or a company subsidiary—to profile its learning capability and align it with the strategic direction of a team or company. Ex.___
Takes students beyond the boundaries of their own team/organization to examine the challenges of learning across those boundaries. Ex.___
Shows students how to maximize their return on learning investments. Ex.___
This book offers a practical, hands-on, pluralistic approach to building organizational and team learning capability that is consistent with OD principles and that carefully explores the links between learning, corporate strategy, and knowledge management. Through a systematic series of applied exercises, it shows readers how learning in, of, and among organizations can be recognized, analyzed, and put into practice through a variety of learning actions and styles that improve organizational performance. It introduces the diagnostic Organizational Learning Inventory and provides guidance on how to use/benefit from it in assessing ANY organizational unit--e.g., department, workgroup, task force, or a company subsidiary. KEY TOPICS: The Competitive Edge: Learning for Strategic Advantage. Assessing Learning in Your Team or Company: Learning Orientations. Assessing the Conditions for Learning: Facilitating Factors. Recognizing Your Best Possible Learning Profile. Ways to Enhance or Shift Learning Orientations. Promoting the Conditions for Learning. Learning across Team and Corporate Boundaries. Making Learning Investments: Learning Portfolios and Architectures. Critical Challenges in Learning “Best Practices.” The Learning Horizon. MARKET: Chief Learning Officers, Chief Knowledge Officers, Directors of Organizational Development, Effectiveness, Training.
I. PROFILES OF LEARNING: CURRENT AND STRATEGIC.1. The Competitive Edge: Learning for Strategic Advantage.
II. LEARNING CHOICES, LEARNING INTERVENTIONS.5. Ways to Enhance or Shift Learning Orientations.
III. THE ADVANTAGED LEARNER.8. Making Learning Investments: Learning Portfolios and Architectures.