Building the Learning Organization: Mastering the 5 Elements for Corporate Learning, Second Edition

  • 4h 22m
  • Michael J. Marquardt
  • Intercultural Press
  • 2002

This essential best-practices tool kit with lessons from world-class leaders—Nokia, Alcoa, Dow chemical, and others—tells how to successfully transform an organization into one that not only continually learns from its experiences but translates that knowledge into improved performance. Rich with hands-on tools and dozens of new examples and case studies, this much-anticipated updated edition of the award-winning Building the Learning Organization puts the power of the author’s Systems Learning Organization model into the hands of any manager who wants to participate in building, maintaining, and sustaining the next generation of learning organizations.

About the Author

Michael J. Marquardt, Ed.D., is president of Global Learning Associates and an international speaker and consultant whose worldwide clients include the Peace Corps, Nokia, Boeing, Alcoa, Caterpillar, Singapore Airlines, and the governments of Spain, Indonesia, and Jamaica. Professor of human resource development and Program Director of Overseas Programs at George Washington University, he is the author of fifteen books, including Action Learning in Action and Global Teams.

In this Book

  • Building the Learning Organization—Mastering the 5 Elements for Corporate Learning, Second Edition
  • Foreword
  • The Emerging Need for Learning Organizations
  • The Systems Learning Organization Model
  • Building Learning Dynamics
  • Transforming the Organization for Learning Excellence
  • Empowering and Enabling People
  • Knowledge Management in Learning Organizations
  • Technology for Building the Learning Organization
  • Becoming a Learning Organization