Forum Question(s) for Response:
A learning organization is a dynamic business environment that encourages and fosters continuous learning in order to compete effectively in a highly competitive 21st century economy. What are the characteristics of a learning organization, and how do these characteristics help managers and employees work together to rise to the challenges they must confront in a rapidly changing business environment?
Readings for the Week:
Akella, D., & Akella, N. (2012). Myth or reality: The dynamics of the contemporary learning organizations. Journal of the International Academy for Case Studies, 18(1), 87+. Retrieved from http://ezproxy.apus.edu/login?url=http://search.proquest.com/docview/1081797027?accountid=8289
Esmaeili, M. R., & Baramond, S. (2014). Organizational development in learning organizations. Advances in Environmental Biology, 1548+. http://go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?id=GALE%7CA376391216&v=2.1&u=udel_main&it=r&p=AONE&sw=w&asid=1269ee918df856da3d16c685a5d084b2
Raezler, C. (2011, October). 2011’s very best learning organizations: “We are what we repeatedly do; excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.” T+D, 65(10), 28+. http://ezproxy.apus.edu/login?url=http://search.proquest.com/docview/910702565?accountid=8289
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