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Provide a scholarly definition of organizational learning

Difference between the notion of organizational learning and that of learning organization? Are we anthropomorphizing organizations when we say they learn?

Explain extent that Google is also a learning organization? How does Google learn? What has your Google learned and through what mechanisms?

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Provide a scholarly definition of organizational learning:

Organizational learning is "the process through which individual learning becomes embedded in an organization's memory and structure" (Kim, 1993). Kim (1993) also points out that while individuals are responsible for organizational learning; organizational learning is based on a set of shared values. This helps preserve the operations of the organization and sets standards and expectations for individuals to work within. Thoughts and actions become standardized and based on the organization's beliefs.

Here is a link to more information on organizational learning: http://www.columbia.edu/~ds2016/digital_port/papers/orglearning1.htm

Difference between the notion of organizational learning and that of learning organization? Are we ...

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This solution provides a scholarly definition of organizational learning and explains the difference between the notion of organizational learning and that of learning organization, and discusses if we are anthropomorphizing organizations when we say they learn. Also, it explains the extent that Google is also a learning organization and how does Google learns. It includes APA formatted references and helpful links.

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3) Please describe the extent to which you believe Google is also a "Learning Organization" If so, how does the organization "learn"? What has organization "learned, and through what mechanism (s)?

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