Description - Creating a Learning Culture by Marcia L. Conner
Creating a Learning Culture features insightful essays from industry observers and revealing case studies of prominent corporations. Each chapter revolves around creating an environment where learning takes place each day, all day - fundamentally changing the way we think about how, what, and when we learn, and how we can apply learning to practice. For the first time contemporary work on this subject appears in one volume. Three sections address key aspects of learning culture: the modern business context and the importance of learning at every juncture; the organic and adaptive approaches organizational leaders can take to design enduring success; and the expanding role of individuals within organizations and the implications for business leaders, educators, technologists, and learners. Identifying the steps companies must take to remain competitive for years to come, this book explains how learning strategies applied to all aspects of every job can provide swift returns and lasting results.
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Author Biography - Marcia L. Conner
James G. Clawson is Professor at the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Virginia. He is the author of Self-Assessment and Career Development, An MBA's guide to Self-Assessment and Career Development, and Level Three Leadership: Getting Below the Surface. Marcia Conner is managing director of Ageless Learner, a think-tank and advisory services practice and a fellow of the Batten Institute, Darden Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Virginia. She is the author of Learn More Now: 10 Simple Steps to Learning Better, Smarker, and Faster (2004).