Conclusion

You have now been exposed to a particular learning organization, in Great Britain, viewed also from a particular learning perspective. In order to make it work for you, you may wish to work your way through panel 13.7, an organizational learning exercise, in relation to your own institution. You may explore the implications of organizational learning further through chapter 14, in which we introduce the concept of “total quality learning.”

Panel 13.7

Organization Learning

React – the call to adventure

How does your unit keep itself physically and sensually – in terms of touch, smell, taste, sight, and sound – collectively alert?

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Respond – making societal connections

How do you attract to your communities what will enhance your organizational learning?

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Adapt – learning from organizational experience

How does your organization maintain its exploratory stance and institutional experimentation?

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Expose the organization to risk

How does your institution continually expose itself to commercially, technologically, ...

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