"an organization that is continually expanding its capacity to create its future." A learning organization is not merely trying survive, i.e. engage in adaptive learning, but it adds "generative learning". [Senge, Fifth Discipline, p.14] "An organization where people continually expand their capacity to create the results they truly desire, where new and expansive patterns of thinking are nurtured, where collective aspiration is set free, and where people are continually learning how to learn together." (Senge, The Fifth Discipline, p.3) "Organizations learn through individuals who learn." However, individual learning does not necessarily lead to organizational learning." [Senge, p.139
An organization in which the value of learning is ingrained in management's goal achievement strategy and that continuously strives to provide learning opportunities to its agents.
From peter Senge's book the fifth discipline: the art and practice of the learning organization. Senge argues, that to excel in an increasingly complex and dynamic world, organizations will have to provide for and encourage individuals and teams in all levels of the organization to learn. He envisions "learning organizations...Where people continually expand their capacity to create the results they truly desire, where new and expansive patterns of thinking are nurtured, where collective aspiration is set free, and where people are continually learning how to learn together."
An organization that is skilled at creating, acquiring, and transferring knowledge, and at modifying behavior to reflect new knowledge and insights. [13
a community characterized by a culture of Organizational Learning that anticipates and embraces change, complexity and uncertainty and is adept at reacting, responding, and adapting to them
a new and exciting management technique that provides leaders with the tools to development organization culture and structure that promotes learning at all levels and the capability to produce, adapt and shape the future
an organization that -- as a collective organism -- can learn from its experience
an organization that continuously tests and updates the experiences of those within the organization, and transforms them into improved work processes and knowledge that is accessible to the whole organization and relevant to its core purpose
an organization that is skilled in the creation, acquisition and conversion of knowledge and coordinating its behavior with new knowledge and views
an organization where, through learning, individuals are continually re-perceiving and re-interpreting their world and their relationship to it
a place where people are continually discovering how they create their reality
a state of being, and includes some skills that must be developed
An organization in which the ability to engage in continuous learning and adaptive behavior is a key strategic goal. Channel Content see this as a facet of what it terms a 'Smart Content Organization' one in which the acquisition and intelligent use of knowledge is a key strategic goal.
term popularized by Peter Senge's the Fifth Discipline meaning a corporate culture that cherishes continuous improvement.
An organization that is continually expanding its capacity to create its future (Senge, 1990). Other definitions include adjustment and adaptation when there= s change in the environment and capabilities of an organization or a person to produce certain things that they want to produce, to achieve things they want to produce and then to enhance those capabilities over time. Organizational learning is to establish certain capabilities (Senge, 1995).
Continually learning new KSA's (knowledge, skills, abilities or attitudes) and applying them to improve product or service quality.
(1) An organization that facilitates the learning of all its members and continuously transforms itself. (2) An organization that facilitates the learning of all its members and continuously transforms itself in response to changes in its business. A learning organization is one that recognizes knowledge as an organizational resource and focuses not only on individual learning but also on collective or systemic learning.
An organization that is able to transform itself by acquiring new knowledge, skills, or behaviors. In successful learning organizations, individual learning is continuous, knowledge is shared, and the culture supports learning. Employees are encouraged to think critically and take risks with new ideas. All employees' contributions are valued ( The Learning Organization: An Integrative Vision for HRD, by Victoria J. Marsick and Karen E. Watkins, Human Resource Development Quarterly, Winter 1994; and "Learning Organizations Come Alive," by Martha A. Gephart, Victoria J. Marsick, Mark E. Van Buren, and Michelle S. Spiro, Training & Development, December 1996).
1) Group of people who have woven a continuous, enhanced capacity to learn into the corporate culture. 2) An organization in which learning processes are analyzed, monitored, developed, and aligned with competitive goals..
(The Learning Organization is an organization which learns powerfully and collectively and is continually transforming itself to better collect, manage, and use knowledge for institution success.)
The concept of the learning organization is that the successful organization must â€” and does â€” continually adapt and learn in order to respond to changes in environment and to grow. This raises a range of scholarly and theoretical questions relating to what it means for an organization to learn, and practical questions around what organizations need to do in order to learn and adapt.