Turning an Organization into a Learning Organization

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Turning an Organization into a Learning Organization
Dilip Khanal, CEO, Nepal, Member
I have worked on changing people's thinking. But, in organizational context, the turning point for converting a conventional style organization into a learning style is a subject of research for me. I have not tried 5 discipline yet. I will try it and share the experience....Sign up

Organisational Change Towards Learning Organization
RajVinder Singh Gill, United Kingdom, Member
Changing members' thinking in an organisation usually involves the consultant being the midwife (Ed: A person, usually a woman, who is trained to assi...Sign up

Group Learning
Brooke Bennet, Member
One good way to turn organizations to 'learn' is to provide training for them.
- Have a group of 5 people take a training course then they...Sign up

What You Need is a Method
David Puttick, Consultant, United Kingdom, Member
The key is: how do you help the leader to change thinking?
It happens when the leader understands the unintended consequences current thin...Sign up

Turning an Organization in a Learning Organization
Horacio Cortese, Consultant, Argentina, Member
My doctorate thesis was about coaching & organizational learning, and I found out in my research that in Argentina, The most common mistake we ...Sign up

The Leader is the Key
Georgina Huerta, Lic. Ciencias de la Comunicacion, Mexico, Member
I think the most important thing is leading by example with an attitude that permeates to the team and is complemented with training....Sign up

Keep in Mind Learning Styles & Motivation
Shadow Executive
Responses to this post include changing mental models, midwifing, train the trainer, systemic thinking etc.
Yes, some become motivated by ...Sign up

The People´s Mind is the Engine
Juan Jose Ortega Viveros, Project Manager, Mexico, Member
The organization´s progress and its future belong to the people that work in it....Sign up

Awareness on Sharing Knowledge
Diah, Member
'Awareness on Sharing Knowledge' is the subject of my thesis. I increase the awareness of the mechanics that a learning organization is a good alterna...Sign up

Creating a Learning Organization
Ceferino Dulay, Jr., Philippines, Member
There is always a question about how a learning organization can be created. I have tried doing it and found that it can be done using existing system...Sign up

The People's Mind is the Engine
Laila Bakry, Member
Indeed. People at work use only 12% of their brains according to studies. Motivation and an positive work environment can prompt people to make more u...Sign up

How to Involve the Managers in Creating a Learning Organization?
Moayaid, Jordan, Member
According to my personal experience it is very difficult to turn an organization into a learning one. Managers are unable always to cope with the dyna...Sign up

Fifth Discipline
kvssiyer, Consultant, India, Member
I read the book not once but more than three times. A well written book highlighting the need for team learning and shared vision critical for ...Sign up

Introducing KM in Organizations
Firstep Eapl Astimen, Manager, Indonesia, Member
The Five Disciplines can explain knowledge management in learning organization as process of practiced content from individual, group, organization an...Sign up

Turning an Organisation into a Learning Organisation
sriram srivatsava, India, Member
The first and foremost thing is to design the organisation's policies and environment to be employee friendly. The company should not merely be...Sign up

Creating a Learning Organisation
Zafar Deen, Management Consultant, Sri Lanka, Member
I believe the objective of turning an organization into a learning one must start at corporate or strategic level including HRM.
All manag...Sign up

Practical Approach to Learning Organization
Ceferino Dulay, Jr., Philippines, Member
There are a lot of suggestions on how to develop a learning organization. For me, the best approach is to integrate learning, strategic awareness, ...Sign up

Change into a Learning Organisation is Top-down and May Take Long
Luc Gendre, Manager, Switzerland, Member
In my opinion, the change is a top down process. On the other hand such an organisation is possible only if employees identify themselves with ...Sign up

Cultivate a Learning Organization
Pravesh SAWON, Mauritius, Member
Many argument of the above readers are true, to cultivate learning in any organization, people must be self motivated and feel that she or he are an i...Sign up

De-learn First...
S C BHANOT, Business Consultant, India, Member
All have given very good comments. I personally look this way that before the new learning a de-learning process should be given an ample space...Sign up

Learning Organisation: Motivation is Key
isaiah, Accountant, Kenya, Member
. Change implies departing from comfort zones which is further linked to Sign up

Learning Organizations: Allow Information Flow and Mentoring
Tweneboana Adu-Sarkodie, Project Manager, Ghana, Member
As you work towards turning your organization into a learning organization, create channels for information flow in all directions of the organizat...Sign up

Changing into a Learning Organization: Communication, Leadership, Training
Judy Ward, Director, United Kingdom, Member
We realised such change was inevitably an ongoing learning process:
1) Adopt and regularly communicate strategic company aims. It helps if...Sign up

2 Types of Learning in an Organization
Ranjan, Director, India, Member
Learning is of two types, personal and collective.
From an organizational perspective, collective learning is more important as collectiv...Sign up

Symbiosis of 2 Types of Learning in Organisations
Sanyambe Obert, Student (MBA), Namibia, Member
Learning in an organisation is collective learning benefiting both individuals and the organisation itself. For one to stay competitive in the organis...Sign up

Creating a Constant Cause for Learning
Ravi Shankar, Business Consultant, India, Member
The best way to change organizations into learning organizations is to create a compelling reason for each one in the organization to learn. Wh...Sign up

The Role of the 5th Discipline in Creating a Learning Organization
Sandip Pandya
The fifth discipline is a system integrator which bonds the other four disciplines as stated in the theory part of this page. For an individual...Sign up

Show the Opportunity of Creating a Learning Organization
Mitchell M Mubuyaeta, Student (Other), Namibia, Member
A learning organization institutes its own future and is quite beneficial to both the organization and the employees. It is with this opportunitySign up

Turning Organization Into Learning Organization
silent, Student (MBA), Pakistan, Member
If you don't have the ability to change than the simple fact is that soon you will not exists anymore. So grab the change as its occurs so you can ...Sign up

Incentives and Disincentives
Dobson, Project Manager, Canada, Member
When the incentives and disincentives of the individual and the organization are aligned people will be motivated to modify their thinking and ...Sign up

Create Good Job-Employee Fits
kvssiyer, Consultant, India, Member
Learning takes place when the individual is a good fit in the job he is in with respect to the interest he has. Otherwise there is resistance to learn...Sign up

Creating Good Fits is Not Easy
Ravi Shankar, Business Consultant, India, Member
Indeed when people are good fits, learning is easy.
However, this is not always practical in large knowledge based organizations. Because:
-...Sign up

Creating Good Fits
isaiah, Accountant, Kenya, Member
The views given above are good ingredients towards a learning organization. Creating a dynamic, responsive, organisation where individual & organiz...Sign up

Organisational Change and Learning
kvssiyer, Consultant, India, Member
True, it is not easy to assure every employee is the best of fit with the job he is in in respect of job knowledge and demands. But it is critical for...Sign up

Job Fits and Learning
Ceferino Dulay, Jr., Philippines, Member
Personally, I feel that job fit is a result of people learning the job and getting the satisfaction of contributing to achieving set goals. Tea...Sign up

Organisational Learning Environment
isaiah, Accountant, Kenya, Member
Learning involves the trainer/mentor, learner, and the environment. It's key that this triangle works in harmony. Ceteris paribus a conducive e...Sign up

Fifth Discipline and Learning
kvssiyer, Consultant, India, Member
Learning takes place in calls rooms and and with books and journals of learning, but takes place more effectively when the review mechanisms with the ...Sign up

How to Create a Learning Organization
Thonglaw Dejthai, Professor, Thailand, Member
1) An incredible and exciting vision must be jointly created
2. Each member is prepared and mastered for what to do
3. Groups are sharing t...Sign up

Creating a Learning Organization: The Role of Managers
Ceferino Dulay, Jr., Philippines, Member
@Thonglaw dejthai:
The role of managers is very important in creating a climate for learning in the organizati...Sign up

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