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- Organizational Behavior Week 2 Individual and Organizational Learning 2 3-1 Objectives Describe the model of adult learning Identify individual

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Unformatted text preview: Organizational Behavior Week 2: Individual and Organizational Learning 2 3 -1 Objectives Describe the model of adult learning Identify individual learning styles and their characteristics Distinguish between adaptive and generative learning Describe the characteristics of a learning organization 3 Why Is Continuous Learning Important? Rapidly changing business environments require that a company’s managers and employees learn faster than their competitors Hence, continuous learning is a necessity for both individuals and organizations 4 Learning Learning—individually and together— has become an essential individual and organizational capacity. A learning organization is an organization skilled at creating , acquiring , and transferring knowledge , and at modifying its behavior to reflect new knowledge and insights. 5 Adult Learners Organizations are made up of adult adult learners learners who… Learn best reciprocally (through equal relationships of give and take); Prefer learning that is experience-based ; Like the opportunity to personally apply their learning to practical problems ; Prefer a learning environment that is individualized and self-directed ; and… Need to integrate learning and living . 6 Kolb’s Experiential Learning Model Reflective Observation (discussion; debriefing) Concrete Experience (class activities) Abstract Conceptualization (reading) Active Experimentation (personal application assignments) Knowledge 7 Learning Styles People learn in different ways....
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This note was uploaded on 07/19/2011 for the course MGMT 3614 taught by Professor Rao during the Spring '10 term at CSU East Bay.

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- Organizational Behavior Week 2 Individual and Organizational Learning 2 3-1 Objectives Describe the model of adult learning Identify individual

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