Evaluation Of A Project On Training Curriculum Development

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I. INTRODUCTION This capstone project literature review intends among others things, to refine the research ideas, demonstrate awareness of the current state of knowledge on training curriculum development, its limitations and how the research fits in the context of a learning organization. This research process makes a good starting point for the capstone project. The research uses evidence from conceptual theories to database research literature from several learning organizations training & development methodologies. Booth, W. C., Colomb, G. G., & Williams, J. M. (2008) pointed out that one good source is worth more than dozens of mediocre sources. II. Describe a plan to collect and organize literature that uses systems, action…show more content…
A system is an interconnected set of elements that is coherently organized in a way that achieves something. “If you look at the definition closely for a minute, you can see that a system must consist of three kinds of things: elements, interconnections and a function or purpose.” (Meadows. D, 2009). Others have come up with similar definitions of systems, including: Senge (2012) suggested that the discipline of systems thinking is useful for seeing and understanding wholes, interrelations and change patterns. Second is roundtable theory which is a shared leadership theory for school change. Gabriele (2002) explained that involving stakeholders in the decision-making process through shared leadership can lead to higher levels of commitment. Lastly Argyris and Schon (1978) argued that organizational learning was critical to an organization’s survival. They argued that Double-Loop learning was the most effective way of making informed decisions about the way we design and carry out the action in achieving organization learning. The following section list publications that are areas of strength as it relates to system thinking in organization development: 1. Jackson, M. C. (1992). Systems Methodology for the Management Sciences. New York: Plenum. 2. Laszlo, E., & Laszlo, A. (1997). The Contribution of the Systems Sciences to the Humanities. Systems Research and Behavioral Science, 14(1), 5-19. 3. Meadows, D. H. (2009). Thinking in Systems – A Primer. London 4. Senge,
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