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    Need help describing how social networks and social media create and support a "learning organization".
    What is a "learning organization"? How does it differ from the sum of the knowledge possessed by all the individual members of the organization?
    Organizations aren't just one big social network in which everybody is equally connected to everybody else, but a lot of smaller networks that are often only partially connected to each other. How does this increase or decrease the possibilities for a learning organization?

    How can the kinds of social media that Bersin discusses help develop the learning organization? Are there any potential downsides to the use of such media?

    Are there any ways in which social media tools might facilitate learning in the context of a widely distributed organizational system like TUIU classes? How could we become more of a "learning organization" ourselves?

    What, if anything, does thinking about an "organization as a brain" add to what we have learned by thinking about an "organization as a machine" and an "organization as an organism"?

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    What is a "learning organization"? How does it differ from the sum of the knowledge possessed by all the individual members of the organization?

    A learning organization seeks to find ways to create their own future (Mason, 2010). This does differ from individual members in an organization in the sense that they are the one's that make up the culture, but it is the symbolic gestures that make it become possible, such as celebrating birthdays each month or having a holiday retreat.

    How can the kinds of social media that Bersin discusses help develop the learning organization? Are there any potential downsides to the use of such media?

    Social media impacts any organization, such as Facebook and Twitter. Depending on the firm's strategy, they are able ...

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