learning organization

  

Definition

Organization that acquires knowledge and innovates fast enough to survive and thrive in a rapidly changing environment. Learning organizations (1) create a culture that encourages and supports continuous employee learning, critical thinking, and risk taking with new ideas, (2) allow mistakes, and value employee contributions, (3) learn from experience and experiment, and (4) disseminate the new knowledge throughout the organization for incorporation into day-to-day activities.

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  • We were a really good learning organization and I knew we would flourish over the years because of our perseverance.

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  • You should strive to be a learning organization that can keep up with all of the technology advances going on around you.

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  • The better of a learning organization you are the easier a time you will have keeping up with technological advances.

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