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Brix, Jacob – Learning Organization, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to propose how a bottom-up creation of an ambidextrous organization can be enabled. By integrating research on "contextual ambidexterity" and "individual and organizational capacity building", an "innovation capacity building" framework is conceptualized that suggests how balance…
Descriptors: Innovation, Capacity Building, Transformational Leadership, Workplace Learning
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Cacioppe, Ron Lewis – Learning Organization, 2017
Purpose: This paper aims to examine the differences in mindfulness, meditation and flow and the conditions in which each occurs. It summarizes research that demonstrates positive benefits of these three for employee and organizational learning. While mindfulness focuses awareness on what is occurring in the moment, flow involves total immersion in…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Attention, Psychological Patterns, Learning Processes
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Shama Rao, Ashok; Kamath Burde, Jyothsna – Learning Organization, 2017
Purpose: This paper aims to provide an overview of the relevance and applicability of the Hindu tradition to organizational learning. Design/methodology/approach: Attempting to separate the spiritual from the religious aspects, a primarily theoretical approach is used to delineate the basic concepts in Hinduism and their applicability to various…
Descriptors: Religious Cultural Groups, Religious Factors, Cultural Differences, Workplace Learning
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Anderson, Jane; Sice, Petia – Learning Organization, 2016
Purpose: This paper aims to reflect on the opportunities and challenges of the learning process in practice and explores the case of a local authority school Pilot Wellbeing Programme (PWP) intervention. The aim of the PWP was to create the best workplace conditions and circumstances for people to flourish and mature, both individually and…
Descriptors: Learning Processes, Pilot Projects, Well Being, Intervention
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Tseng, Lu-Ming; Yu, Tsu-Wei – Learning Organization, 2016
Purpose: This paper aims to examine the impact of salespeople's subjective person-job fit on the salespeople's intention to quit. Moreover, this study further investigates how the subjective person -job fit could be influenced by the cooperative learning and support in the organization. Person-job fit is an important issue for salespeople's career…
Descriptors: Sales Occupations, Administrators, Personality Theories, Cooperative Learning
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Dimas, Isabel Dórdio; Rebelo, Teresa; Lourenço, Paulo Renato – Learning Organization, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper was to contribute to the clarification of the conditions under which teams can be successful, especially those related to team learning. To attain this goal, in the present study, the mediating role played by team members' motivation on the relationship between team learning conditions (shared learning beliefs…
Descriptors: Hierarchical Linear Modeling, Cooperative Learning, Teamwork, 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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Rahman, Muhammad Sabbir; Osmangani, Aahad M; Daud, Nuraihan Mat; Chowdhury, Abdul Hannan; Hassan, Hasliza – Learning Organization, 2015
Purpose: This empirical research aims to add value in the existing research on knowledge sharing, investigate the antecedents of knowledge-sharing behaviour by embedding trust and workplace spirituality variable on non-academic staff from higher learning institution in Malaysia. The role of trust, perceived risk and workplace spirituality towards…
Descriptors: Trust (Psychology), Knowledge Level, School Personnel, Higher Education
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Andersen, Jim – Learning Organization, 2012
Purpose: In order to understand the pros and cons of an open organization regarding the flow of knowledge between firms, this paper introduces the concept of "protective capacity". The purpose of the paper is to elaborate the concept of "protective capacity" especially in relation to absorptive capacity, by presenting a number of propositions.…
Descriptors: Knowledge Management, Organizational Development, Interpersonal Relationship, Competition
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Cao, Rui; Chuah, Kong Bieng; Chao, Yiu Chung; Kwong, Kar Fai; Law, Mo Yin – Learning Organization, 2012
Purpose: This paper addresses the importance of a more proactive role of organizational learning (OL) facilitators, learning motivation reinforcer, through a two-part longitudinal study in a case company. The first part of this study aims to investigate and analyze some unexpected challenges in the project action learning-driven (PAL) OL…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Motivation, Experiential Learning, Partnerships in Education
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Godkin, Lynn; Allcorn, Seth – Learning Organization, 2009
Purpose: This article aims to present an alternative approach to diagnosing behavioral barriers to organizational learning. Design/methodology/approach: The paper juxtaposes interruptions in organizational learning with characteristics of narcissism and arrogant organization disorder. Psychoanalytically informed theory and DSM-IV criteria are…
Descriptors: Organizational Development, Barriers, Behavior Theories, Organizational Climate
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Weldy, Teresa G. – Learning Organization, 2009
Purpose: This study aims to explore a relationship between the learning organization and transfer of training as strategies for learning and managing knowledge to make performance improvements and gain or maintain a competitive advantage. Design/methodology/approach: Various similarities are identified in the literature that are indicative of a…
Descriptors: Knowledge Management, Transfer of Training, Program Effectiveness, Organizational Development
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Massingham, Peter; Diment, Kieren – Learning Organization, 2009
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the relationship between organizational commitment and knowledge management initiatives in developing learning organization capacity (LOC). Design/methodology/approach: This is an empirical study based on a single case study, using partial least squares (PLS) analysis. Findings: The strategic…
Descriptors: Knowledge Management, Least Squares Statistics, Educational Technology, Case Studies
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Guidice, Rebecca M.; Heames, Joyce Thompson; Wang, Sheng – Learning Organization, 2009
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to conceptually demonstrate that the relationship between turnover and innovation is not direct as some research suggests, but rather indirect, with organizational learning as the prerequisite social mechanism that ties the two phenomena together. Design/methodology/approach: This paper integrates research…
Descriptors: Innovation, Social Capital, Literature Reviews, Correlation
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Ng, Pak Tee – Learning Organization, 2009
Purpose: In recent years, the new science has become popular in management literature. This involves the use of metaphors from the field of science (e.g. mathematics, chemistry, physics and biology) in the field of management. This paper aims to examine the use of new science metaphors in learning organisation (LO) discourse and research.…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, Discourse Analysis, Research Tools, Scientific Concepts
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