What is a learning organization? How can organizations transform themselves into learning organizations?
A learning organization is an organization that has developed the capacity to adapt and change. The text provides a number of suggestions from transforming an organization into a learning organization.
First, management must make an explicit commitment to change, innovation, and continuous improvement.
Second, the organization's structure must be flattened and the use of cross-functional teams increased. Finally, the organizational culture must be reshaped to include risk taking, openness, and growth.
Organizational Behavior / Robbins & Judge - 14th edition