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Poell, Rob F.; van der Krogt, Ferd – Learning Organization, 2017
Purpose: Human resource development (HRD) is an important field within management. Developing employees is often regarded as an instrument to improve the internal labor market and support organizational change. Organizing HRD to these ends, however, is frequently a problematic affair, in terms of training effectiveness, participant motivation and…
Descriptors: Human Resources, Labor Force Development, Labor Market, Training
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Poell, Rob F.; Van Der Krogt, Ferd – Learning Organization, 2017
Purpose: Human resource development (HRD) is an important field within management. Developing employees is often regarded as an instrument to improve the internal labor market and support organizational change. Organizing HRD to these ends, however, is frequently a problematic affair, in terms of training effectiveness, participant motivation and…
Descriptors: Human Resources, Labor Force Development, Learning Theories, Networks
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Belle, Stuart – Learning Organization, 2016
Purpose: Despite the growth in research on conditions for successful learning by organizations and the introduction of expanding practices and approaches, a progressive and shared understanding of the link between organizational learning and governance is currently missing. This paper aims to take a closer look at organizational learning from a…
Descriptors: Organizational Culture, Learning, Governance, Employees
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Weinberg, Frankie J. – Learning Organization, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present a knowledge-sharing model that explains individual members' motivation to share knowledge (knowledge donation and knowledge collection). Design/methodology/approach: The model is based on social-constructivist theories of epistemological beliefs, learning and distributed cognition, and is organized…
Descriptors: Epistemology, Models, Constructivism (Learning), Teamwork
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Nguyen, Tho D.; Nguyen, Trang T. M. – Learning Organization, 2011
Purpose: Based on the resource-based view of the firm, this study aims to examine antecedents and outcomes of firm-specific marketing capital pool invested by marketers in a transition market, Vietnam. Design/methodology/approach: A sample of 528 marketers in Ho Chi Minh City was surveyed to test the theoretical model. Structural equation…
Descriptors: Job Satisfaction, Interpersonal Relationship, Program Effectiveness, Marketing
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Awasthy, Richa; Gupta, Rajen K. – Learning Organization, 2011
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to assess employees' perceptions of their organizations' orientation towards learning in manufacturing and service firms. Design/methodology/approach: The Dimensions of the Learning Organization Questionnaire (DLOQ) developed by Marsick and Watkins, was administered to 235 executives working in the National…
Descriptors: Organizational Change, Foreign Countries, Employees, Regression (Statistics)
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Song, Ji Hoon; Jeung, Chang-Wook; Cho, Sei Hyoung – Learning Organization, 2011
Purpose: The primary purposes of the current paper are to: provide theoretically clear concepts of the learning organization (LO) and organizational learning (OL) process; and empirically test the relationships among research constructs--environmental aspects of the LO and three types of OL processes at the levels of individual, group/team, and…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Structural Equation Models, Learning Processes, Foreign Countries
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Takeda, Margaret B.; Helms, Marilyn M. – Learning Organization, 2010
Purpose: After a thorough literature review on multinational learning, it is apparent organizations "learn" when they capitalize on expatriate management, a "learning strategy" (international work teams, employee involvement and other human resource policies), technology transfer and political environment and cross-cultural adaptation. This…
Descriptors: Organizational Culture, International Cooperation, Learning Strategies, Technology Transfer
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Higgins, Paul; Zhang, Li-fang – Learning Organization, 2009
Purpose: Drawing upon Sternberg's theory of mental self-government, this paper aims to investigate the thinking styles and workplace experiences of 152 human resource (HR) practitioners pursuing Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) membership. It seeks to explore whether their thinking styles complemented their jobs and consider…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Work Experience, Human Resources, Measures (Individuals)
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Henneberg, Stephan C.; Swart, Juani; Naude, Peter; Jiang, Zhizhong; Mouzas, Stefanos – Learning Organization, 2009
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to show the role of social networks in mobilizing how actors both impact and are impacted on by their colleagues. It seeks to compare the human resource management (HRM) academic community with two other comparable communities, and to identify those groups that are seen to work closely together.…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Role, Network Analysis, Data Analysis
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Jakubik, Maria – Learning Organization, 2008
Purpose: How people learn and create knowledge together through interactions in communities of practice (CoPs) is not fully understood. The purpose of this paper is to create and apply a model that could increase participants' consciousness about knowledge creation processes. Design/methodology/approach: This four-month qualitative research was…
Descriptors: Knowledge Management, Action Research, Social Environment, Communities of Practice
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Rowold, Jens; Hochholdinger, Sabine; Schilling, Jan – Learning Organization, 2008
Purpose: Although proposed from theory, the assumption that career-related continuous learning (CRCL) has a positive impact on subsequent job performance has not been tested empirically. The present study aims to close this gap in the literature. A model is derived from theory that predicts a positive impact of CRCL, learning climate, and initial…
Descriptors: Employees, Job Performance, Lifelong Learning, Program Effectiveness
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Swift, Peter E.; Hwang, Alvin – Learning Organization, 2008
Purpose: This paper seeks to present organizational learning processes of knowledge accumulation, articulation, codification and subsequent routine development in a marketing services organization where judgment and rules of thumb were more the norm than codified knowledge and explicit routines. The case illustrates how organizational learning…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Codification, Learning Processes, Leadership
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Austin, Manila S.; Harkins, Debra A. – Learning Organization, 2008
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to measure the effectiveness and practical utility of an organizational learning intervention for an organization that was not progressive, was not specifically chartered as a learning organization, and was situated in an urban, culturally diverse, and under-privileged community. Design/methodology/approach:…
Descriptors: School Personnel, Intervention, Organizational Change, Organizational Climate
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Ford, Randal – Learning Organization, 2008
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine organizational practice to investigate what insights could be gained to support and extend existing theory. Design/methodology/approach: Adopts a clinical approach, e.g. not a priori or an academic one where data are mangled to fit a theoretical stance. Findings: Data analysis reveals four…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Work Environment, Organizational Development, Human Resources
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