- Paperback: 376 pages
- Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 1 edition (July 26, 2004)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0521537177
- ISBN-13: 978-0521537179
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.8 x 9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 1 customer review
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,814,612 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"A must read for leaders who want sustained performance in today's environment where new challenges arise faster than our responses." Art Glenn, Former Vice President, General Electric
"A compelling read." Thomas P. Hill, Program Manager, Advanced Learning Technologies, Hewlett-Packard
"As organizations take learning to the next phase, to meet the learning challenge at the global level, they will benefit from the insights and lessons presented in this excellent book." Eilif Trondsen, Director, Learning on Demand, SRI Consulting Business Intelligence
"Creating a Learning Culture is a book I devoured in several days and will be referring to for several decades...a practical book about what it takes to prosper in today's complex, information-bloated, topsy-turvy world." Jay Cross, CEO, Emergent Learning Forum and Founder, Internet Time Group
"Continuous, accelerated organizational learning represents the key discriminator between winners and losers. I strongly recommend this book to those who want to be counted amongst the winners!" Richard Bozoian, Director of Learning and Organizational Development, BAE Systems
"You will want to have Creating a Learning Culture within your grasp at all times... You can spend a second flipping open to almost any page, or take a whole sabbatical to really absorb it all, and in either case your time will be amply rewarded with new insights, inspiration and ideas." Wayne Hodgins, Strategic Futurist, Director of Worldwide Learning Strategies, Director of Strategic Executive Services, Autodesk Inc.
"...an indispensable resource... I would highly recommend this book as a quick launch for any serious student of organizational learning and a wonderfully rich reflective work for those who have a passion to create a more rewarding and innovative workplace." Verna Allee, President of ValueNet Works, author The Future of Knowledge: Increasing Prosperity through Value Networks.
"...fascinating... touches on a broad array of topics central to the task of taking learning seriously. From technology to metrics, from trust to tools - it's all there, with frameworks, philosophies and plenty of real life stories." Jeanne Liedtka, former Chief Learning Officer, United Technologies Corporation
"This powerful and unique collection of essays excited me with its picture of a strong learning culture and its practical insights on how to create one." J. Randolph New, Professor of Management Systems, Robins School of Business, University of Richmond
"This collection of condensed matter metalearning moved my cheese in so many dimensions that I would suggest the traffic warning 'Read Slowly: Curve Ahead'. Each essay develops Learning Culture from a different perspective, including the corporate learning officer,the organizational psychologist, the human capital management consultant, the technical visionary and (pardon the word) the social networkologist. In the world's current change-acceleration mode, we are better learning learning." John Sall, co-founder and executive Vice President, SAS Institute".
Creating a Learning Culture is for business leaders and educators seeking innovative approaches to cultural transformation, putting learning at the center of their corporate strategy. Chapters on strategy, practice, and technology, demonstrate how to achieve swift returns and lasting results by encouraging curiosity and learning at all levels of the organization day-to-day. Clear and distinct profiles of organizations (including General Motors, Home Depot, and WD-40 Company) which today use learning-focused approaches, accompany leading-edge research into how and why people work together best when they are learning all the time.