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Oxford handbook of the learning organization

Contributor(s): Ortenblad, Anders, edMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: United Kingdom Oxford University Press 2019Description: 514pISBN: 9780198832355Subject(s): Organizational learning | Organizational change | ManagementDDC classification: 658.3124 Summary: The concept of the 'learning organization' is one of the most popular management ideas of the last few decades. This Handbook offers extensive reviews of both new and traditional perspectives on the concept and provides suggestions for how the learning organization can best be defined, practiced, studied, and developed in future research. This book aims to bridge the gap between traditional and more critical perspectives, and in doing so find alternative features and angles to take the idea forward.
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Table of contents

Part I: Introduction
1. Background and Introduction
2. The Topicality of the Learning Organization: Is the Concept Still Relevant Today?

Part II: Definitions and Meanings of the 'Learning Organization'
3. Senge's Learning Organization: Development of the Learning Organization Model
4. Conceptualizing an Organization That Learns
5. Garvin's Learning Organization: A Process Perspective on Learning for Implementation, Improvement, and Innovation
6. Learning Company: The Learning Organization According to Pedler, Burgoyne, and Boydell
7. Building Learning Organizations with Action Learning
8. Personal Paradoxes in Learning to Design 'The Learning Organization'
9. On Definitions of the Learning Organization: Toward a New Definition of Learning Organization

Part III: Aspects of the Learning Organization
10. Learning in the Learning Organization: Concepts and Antecedents
11. Ambidextrous Learning Organizations
12. How the Learning Organization Learns and its Culture Coevolves
13. A Mighty Step: Critical Systemic Interpretation of the Learning Organization
14. From Learning Organizations to Learning Cultures and More: Evolutions in Theory, Changes in Practice, Continuity of Purpose
15. Stakeholders and the Learning Organization
16. What is Needed to Create Gender Inclusive Learning Organizations

Part IV: Practicing the Learning Organization
17. Interventions to Create a Learning Organization
18. Glimpses of Organizations in the Act of Learning
19. Pegasus or Clever White Horse? In Pursuit of Real Learning Organizations

Part V: Studying the Learning Organization
20. The Learning Organization Survey: Validation of an Instrument to Augment Research on Organizational Learning
21. Measurement of the Learning Organization Construct: A Critical Perspective and Future Directions for Research
22. Learning Organization and Organizational Performance
23. How Best to Study the Learning Organization

Part VI: The Universality of the Learning Organization
24. The Potential To Nurture Small Businesses To Learning Organization Form
25. Contextualizing The Learning Organization: Towards Differentiated Standards

Part VII: New and Alternative Perspectives on The Learning Organization
26. Becoming a Learning Organization: A Process-Philosophical Perspective
27. The Learning Organization as a Practice of Becoming Human
28. The Empire Strikes Back: How Learning Organization Scholars can Learn from the Critiques
29. An Antenarrative Amendment to Learning Organization: Theories to Avert Sixth Extinctio
30. The Learning Organization: A Critical Analysis and Future Directions

Part VIII: The Learning Organization in the Future
31. The Future of the Learning Organization
32. Suggestions for Future Research on the Learning Organization

The concept of the 'learning organization' is one of the most popular management ideas of the last few decades. This Handbook offers extensive reviews of both new and traditional perspectives on the concept and provides suggestions for how the learning organization can best be defined, practiced, studied, and developed in future research. This book aims to bridge the gap between traditional and more critical perspectives, and in doing so find alternative features and angles to take the idea forward.

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