Summary of Building an Innovative Learning Organization

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General Electric, Google, Netflix, Starbucks and PricewaterhouseCoopers are all “learning organizations” with vibrant “learning cultures.” Corporate learning expert Russell Sarder tells you how your company can join their ranks and become an organization that fosters continuous learning for sound strategic reasons. He explains why an emphasis on learning makes any workforce stronger. While he covers mostly familiar ground, getAbstract finds that Sarder provides a solid foundation for HR executives, corporate strategists and executives who want to gain from the advantages of developing a learning organization.

In this summary, you will learn

  • Why learning organizations stay successful and competitive,
  • How to create a learning culture, and
  • How to formulate your organization’s learning plan.

About the Author

Russell Sarder is CEO of NetCom Learning and of Sarder, Inc., which includes LearningGG, LearningCMS, Sarder Learning and Ebiz9. It publishes Technology and Training magazine and produces interviews with learning professionals for Sarder TV.



Your Competitive Edge
To remain competitive, your company must engage in one all-important, essential action on a routine basis: learning. For proof, consider the typical buggy-whip manufacturer at the turn of the 20th century. With no learning and therefore no vision or knowledge of changing...

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    Deacon Larry Hiner, PsyD 10 months ago
    Some great rationale for diving into the extended effort that will be required to make the cultural changes needed to be successful - yet a necessary transition to a 21st century organization.
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    Andrew Cherrie 2 years ago
    Predictable in places nevertheless a useful reminder of the importance of being a learner and developing a cilulture to match.
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    Ahmed Masoud 2 years ago
    Very effective and applicable book

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