Creating A Learning Organization?

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Creating a Learning Organization
This paper will attempt to describe how an organization can gather intellectual capital, the human relations activity, relationship capital, and organizational capital, in such a way as to highlight and answer the following questions:
• What are the characteristics of a learning organization?
• How can an organization employ intellectual capital in order to create a learning organization?
• How can an organization utilize human relations, in order to create a learning organization?
• How can an organization best harness relationship capital to create a learning organization?
• How can an organization best use organizational capital, in order to create a learning organization?
• How can an organization ensure that it can continue to be a learning organization, into the future, say five or ten years, or indefinitely?

The Characteristics of a Learning Organization Garvin, (1993). Defined a “learning organization,” as “an organization skilled at creating, acquiring, and transferring knowledge, and at modifying its behavior to reflect new knowledge and insights.” (p. 80). That said, Garvin qualified his definition, by requiring two necessary conditions: (a) for organizational learning to take place, new ideas needed to be introduced. (b) the new ideas had to bring about the improvement of the organization. This requirement or condition meant that the new ideas would be a catalyst for change. The
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