Assessing Your Organizational Learning Culture

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To what extent does your organization have a learning culture? Using Edgar Schein ’s definition of organizational culture, you’ll want to know to what extent: Underlying beliefs and assumptions support learning in your organization. These are the 5As of a learning culture.

Organizational Learning in the Age of Ideas

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A culture of command-and-control is a barrier to organizational learning. Without these qualities, an organization can’t learn. Most organizations are “locked in an industrial mindset.”

Democratization of Organizational Learning

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Organizational learning has, for too long, been owned by consultants and chief training and learning officers. This has made learning generally inaccessible to the people with the greatest need. . This is why Jim Stilwell and I have created Learning to be Great tm.

Organizational Learning Engineering

Clark Quinn

Organizational learning processes – across L&D, Executive Development, Leadership Development, and more of the roles in HR and talent management – are largely still rooted in both industrial era models and myths. And this is a problem for organizational success.

Organizational Learning Tools

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What are the tools of organizational learning? As I’ve stated in a previous blog post , a high performing organization needs a comprehensive approach to learning and a set of tools to facilitate learning. Chart of the learning process in organizations.

Uberizing Organizational Learning – Thinking Beyond Courses

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We have to think agile, instant, accessible, contextual, micro-sized, real time… We need to uberize organizational learning. I am taking uberization more as a concept that encapsulates the characteristics listed above and, IMHO, L&D has a lot to learn from this.

Essentials of Developing an Organizational Learning Culture

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Are employees constantly looking for more opportunities to learn and grow both in your company and in other organizations? Are you not getting the impact on organizational performance that you would like from current training programs?

Organizational Learning & Improvement Challenges

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If you need tools and experts to help you, go to Learning to be Great. Communication Employee Engagement Evaluation Leadership Management Organization Culture Organizational Learning challenges improvement learning performance survey What challenges do you face in your organization? Take this survey to identify the most serious ones, the ones you want to work on now. Create your free online surveys with SurveyMonkey , the world''s leading questionnaire tool.

How to Achieve an Organizational Learning Goal

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You can apply these same principles to organizational learning goals. For individuals, teams, and whole organizations to achieve their learning goals, they need to develop supportive processes and relationships. And it’s not enough to select a method for learning.

Force Field Analysis of Organizational Learning

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learning) and the factors that block people from achieving that change. The table below lists forces that commonly drive learning in organizations and the factors that block learning in organizations. Work vs. Learning. The usefulness of this force-field analysis of organizational learning is in stimulating action to add and enhance the factors that drive learning and stimulating action to eliminate and reduce the factors that block learning.

Teaching Organizational Learning, Part 1

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Chris Argyris, Professor Emeritus at Harvard Business School, has made significant contributions to the development of organizational learning theory and experiential learning. Any company that aspires to succeed in the tougher business environment.must first resolve a basic dilemma: success in the marketplace increasingly depends on learning, yet most people don’t know how to learn.

Organizational Learning in Colleges and Universities

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In order to change, colleges and universities must first learn; that is, acquire new organizational knowledge and new organizational skills. They must create an organizational routine of feedback, reflection, and active social learning. They need to learn how to examine what they do, compare that to what needs to be done, reflect on what they have learned from their actions, and make the needed changes in the organization.

6 Barriers to Organizational Learning

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The first article was titled “How ‘Learning Organizations’ Beat Natural Selection” After detailing the importance of a learning culture within a learning organization, I would like to briefly look at several barriers to organizational learning.

Technology-aided learning: Changing the game in Organizational Learning


On October 9 th -10 th , G-Cube attended India’s largest and most prestigious Chief Learning Officers’ Summit , which brought together learning leaders from different industries from all over India and the world. This increases the impact of workplace learning by leaps and bounds.

Teaching Organizational Learning, Part 2 – Conditions for learning

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As discussed in a previous E-Learning Curve Blog post, Driscoll outlines five conditions for learning (and organizational learning). Continue Reading → The post Teaching Organizational Learning, Part 2 – Conditions for learning appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog. Now read on.

Taming the social learning ‘beast’ for organizational learning


Much of the learning in the workplace is now becoming learner-driven – a perfect setting for social and collaborative learning. With a little structure, social learning can be a huge success for organizational learning. Identify your social learning champions.

LearnTrends: Reinventing Organizational Learning

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These are my live blogged notes from Jay Cross & Clark Quinn’s LearnTrends session on Reinventing Organizational Learning. Article they wrote for CLO mag: “Become a Chief Meta-Learning Officer&#. If you don’t know the solution & need to network/collaborate to find it, that’s learning. Internet Learning Alliance: They were all working independently, decided to work together and practice what they preach. improve learning process.

Organizational Learning Infrastructure

Clark Quinn

What I realized today was that what I’m really about is improving organizational learning infrastructure. It’s about knowledge and skills how to learn alone and together, using the infrastructure. It’s about identifying competencies in learning through tools and collaboration. It’s at the individual, team, unit, and organizational level. and new meme is: improving organizational learning infrastructure.

21 Interesting Facts about Organizational Learning


One of the many benefits of the digital age is the availability of information. In any given industry, we are now able to benchmark and analyze trends, acknowledge success stories and build on what others have discovered

The Future of Organizational Learning event

Clark Quinn

At the upcoming DevLearn conference, Jay Cross and I are holding a pre-conference workshop titled: Be the Future of Organizational Learning: Become a Chief Meta-Learning Officer.

Why Continued Organizational Learning is Critical to your Performance and Culture

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The first article was “ How ‘Learning Organizations’ Beat Natural Selection” . With organizational learning, teams work together to help each other learn, and to ensure that nobody is left behind in the overall progress and achievement of the target goals.

Innovation in organizational learning

Jay Cross

In this 12-minute closing presentation at Learning Technologies 2009 in London, I describe the global economic cataclysm and learning in the longest-lived culture in the world, the Aborigines of Australia. Learning Technologies 2009. Related: Learning Irregulars.

What’s in Store for Organizational Learning Across APAC in 2016?


As learning partner to more than 300 organizations within the Asia Pacific region, we have seen some interesting learning trends emerge throughout 2015. learning & development

Developing a Learning Culture Infographic

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Isn’t this how organizational learning cultures progress?

Jay Cross

Jane Hart’s post yesterday on The differences between learning in an e-business and learning in a social business got me thinking about the evolution of learning culture in organizations. As the organization progresses, it adds more layers to the mix of learning going on.

Elearning Adoption in Organizations

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Elearning Adoption in Organisations 3: Stages of Diffusion

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Continue Reading → The post Elearning Adoption in Organisations 3: Stages of Diffusion appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog. According to Everett M. Rogers, peoples' attitude to a new technology is a key element in its diffusion.

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Elearning Adoption in Organizations 4: Complexity of Practice

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Managing Minds in the Workplace While Big Brother is Watching

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The follow-on message, therefore, is that your learning and development are not a priority for the company. They will be less likely to take responsibility for their own learning.

Megan Torrance Talks About Learning in Organizations

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I’m always looking for examples of companies that put learning ahead of training. I had the pleasure recently, along with my Learning to be Great ™ business partner, James Stilwell, to interview the founder and CEO of TorranceLearning, Megan Torrance.



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How to Optimize Organizational Learning

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Among them I found the following 14 guidelines on How to Optimize Organizational Learning written by Entienne Wenger in the summer of 1996 for the Healthcare Forum Journal. He introduced these guidelines with: Here are the 14 guidelines to help you work with rather than against the inner logic of organizational learning: View learning as work and work as learning. If there is a learning problem, look for patterns of social participation and exclusion.

Functional Stupidity at Work

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Chris Argyris referred to these “stupid” behaviors as “organizational defenses”. In his classic 1990 text, Overcoming Organizational Defenses: Facilitating Organizational Learning , Argyris made us aware of “defensive routines” in organizations that get in the way of learning.

Demystifying Working Out Loud


In this post, I want to demystify working out loud and highlight the organizational as well as personal growth that accrues from the practice. It has helped me to develop my personal learning network (PLN) and enabled my PKM.