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Theories of Organizational Learning

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Present a written analysis of the evaluations offered in the journal article of the various theories of organizational learning. How might such theories be advanced in the future and what challenges must be overcome? Do you agree with these views? Why or why not? Explain your answer with practical examples where possible. You are especially encouraged to include references which you may find in current contemporary media sources in support of your analysis.

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1. Present a written analysis of the evaluations offered in the journal article of the various theories of organizational learning.

This author of this article is attempting to compare and contrast the various theories of organizational learning. She breaks the various theories down into a typology with four distinct quadrants. Quadrant one is described as prescriptive in nature, focusing on the individual. Quadrant two is normative in nature, focusing on the stages or standards for organizational learning. This quadrant focuses on organizational-level learning. Quadrant three focuses on the behavioral changes associated with learning and discusses tacit knowledge and organizational limitations for learning. Quadrant four focuses on how the individual and individual characteristics impact organizational learning. Tacit knowledge and communities of practice are central to this theory.

2. How might such theories be advanced in the future and what challenges must be ...

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This solution offers a brief discussion of organizational learning as presented in the attached article.

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