About This Chapter
Creating a Culture of Growth & Learning at Work - Chapter Summary
If your workplace is looking to cultivate a culture of growth and learning, share this chapter with your employees and managers. The chapter includes short lessons about this type of culture as well as related concepts such as transfer of learning and workplace learning opportunities.
You can assign these lessons at any time, and they're accessible on any desktop, laptop, mobile device or tablet. To help your employees solidify their understanding of the material, we've included lesson-specific quizzes and a comprehensive chapter exam.
How It Helps
- Builds awareness: Managerial employees will become more aware of the qualities of learning organizations.
- Offers helpful strategies: The chapter shows managers methods for choosing workplace learning opportunities and creating a learning/growth culture at work.
- Encourages a positive work culture: Lessons show managers how a culture of growth and learning can benefit the workplace.
By the end of the chapter, your company's managers should be able to:
- Describe the characteristics of learning organizations
- Create a workplace culture of learning and growth
- Choose workplace learning opportunities based on various learning styles
- Explain the concept of transfer of learning in the workplace
1. Learning Organizations: Characteristics & Examples
A learning organization is a relatively new concept in contemporary management, pioneered by Peter M. Senge. In this lesson, you will learn a definition of a learning organization and its characteristics.
2. Creating a Workplace Culture of Growth & Learning
This lesson describes the benefits of a professional growth culture in the workplace, the connections it has with employee coaching, and best practices for creating this type of workplace culture.
3. Choosing Workplace Learning Opportunities Based on Learning Styles
This lesson will explain how managers can choose and create appropriate learning opportunities for themselves, employees, and teams based on learning styles, while providing an example of opportunities that are appropriate to each style.
4. Transfer of Learning in the Workplace
Transfer of learning in the workplace can increase employee performance and productivity. In this lesson, you'll learn more about this skill, why it's important and how to encourage it in your workplace.
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