About This Chapter
Learning Agility in an Organization - Chapter Summary
For an overview of Agile learning concepts, have your company's managers review this convenient Agile training chapter. Through a series of short and simple lessons, your managers can quickly review the characteristics of Agile learners and organizations, as well as Peter Senge's team learning theories. Our lessons also come with short quizzes to help managers remember key concepts from the chapter. You can assign these lessons to individual managers, or you can incorporate these lessons into an Agile training session.
How It Helps
- Builds awareness: The chapter can help managers become more aware of the characteristics of learning organizations.
- Outlines team learning concepts: Managers will be able to define and explain essential team learning concepts.
- Connects Agile learning and leadership: Managers can apply an understanding of Agile learning qualities to strengthen their leadership skills.
By the end of the chapter, your company's managers should be able to:
- Explain the process of becoming a learning organization
- Evaluate the purpose and importance of team learning
- Describe the role of Agile learning in the context of leadership
1. How Companies Become Learning Organizations
In today's knowledge economy, it is imperative that organizations and their members find ways to acquire, share, and apply new knowledge; a notion that is highly characteristic of a learning organization. In this lesson, you will learn what it means to be a learning organization and the benefits of becoming one.
2. Team Learning and Senge: Definition & Explanation
Team learning is one of the five disciplines outlined by Peter Senge in his book 'The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of the Learning Organization.' In this lesson, you'll learn about team learning, its core concepts, and why it's important.
3. The Role of Learning Agility in Leadership
This lesson will define the concept of learning agility. We'll then go over its role with respect to leaders and the main characteristics leaders should be aware of.
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