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Learning Theories Jamie Rhoads OMM 625: Learning Organizations and Effectiveness June 27, 2011
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There are many learning theories that are utilized day to day within all organizations. Two theories that are consistently being drawn from are Bandura’s Social Learning Theory and Pavlov’s Classical Conditioning Theory. Both of these theories are different from one another, yet drawn on some of the same ideas. Bandura’s theory is one of the most influential as this theory drives its main premises from the idea that people can learn new information and behaviors by watching other people. Through the observation of other people within an environment, Bandura noted that intrinsic reinforcement would occur where people would be reinforced internally through pride or a sense of accomplishment. Within the article Communities of Practice: A Learning Strategy for Management Education, it shows exactly how well the social learning theory works when applied. The article describes a setting where a controlled
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2011 for the course BUS 550 taught by Professor Rupe during the Spring '11 term at Ashford University.

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