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Information for Innovation: Managing Change from an Information Perspective

Stuart Macdonald

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241477
eISBN:
9780191696947
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241477.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Organization Studies

Information is not taken seriously. Much is said about the information age, the information economy, the information society, and particularly about information technology, but little about ... More


Introduction: Europe and the Learning Economy

Bengt‐Åke Lundvall and Daniele Archibugi

in The Globalizing Learning Economy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199258178
eISBN:
9780191595868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258171.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The emphasis in this book is on the ‘learning economy’ rather than the ‘knowledge‐based economy’ (as for example stressed by OECD), since the key to modern success is not so much as to have access to ... More


Introduction

Giovanni Dosi, David J. Teece, and Josef Chytry

in Technology, Organization, and Competitiveness: Perspectives on Industrial and Corporate Change

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198290964
eISBN:
9780191596162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198290969.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The book is described as a collection of essays derived from papers in Industrial and Corporate Change that deal with issues lying at the intersection of the theory of the firm, industrial dynamics, ... More


Organizational Understandings: Rational, Learning, and Institutionalized Organization

in The Evaluation Society

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776929
eISBN:
9780804778121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776929.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter introduces three different models that help in the study of evaluation from the viewpoint of organizational theory. These three models are the institutionalized organization, the ... More


Learn or Die: Building a High-Performance Learning Organization

Edward D. Hess

in Learn or Die: Using Science to Build a Leading-Edge Learning Organization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170246
eISBN:
9780231538275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170246.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This book provides an actionable blueprint that makes use of science to build a leading-edge learning organization. More specifically, it explains how one can become a better and faster learner and ... More


Creating a Learning Environment

Edward D. Hess

in Learn or Die: Using Science to Build a Leading-Edge Learning Organization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170246
eISBN:
9780231538275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170246.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter focuses on one key component of a High-Performance Learning Organization (HPLO): the right environment. Having the right people with the right learning mindsets is necessary but not ... More


Bridgewater Associates, LP: Building a Learning “Machine”

Edward D. Hess

in Learn or Die: Using Science to Build a Leading-Edge Learning Organization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170246
eISBN:
9780231538275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170246.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter examines how Bridgewater Associates LP has become a successful learning organization by focusing on the underlying fundamental principles and values on which the company's culture and ... More


Social connections and lifelong learning

John Field

in Social capital and lifelong learning

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346551
eISBN:
9781447303374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346551.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter examines the idea of both social capital and lifelong learning, and evaluates the relationship between them. It does so in the context of the notion of the learning society, along with ... More


Learning: The Right People

Edward D. Hess

in Learn or Die: Using Science to Build a Leading-Edge Learning Organization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170246
eISBN:
9780231538275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170246.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter focuses on one key component of a High-Performance Learning Organization: the right people. A learning organization needs employees who have the right motivation for and approach to ... More


Epilogue

Edward D. Hess

in Learn or Die: Using Science to Build a Leading-Edge Learning Organization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170246
eISBN:
9780231538275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170246.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This book concludes by reviewing some of the foundational points to keep in mind as you strive to build a learning organization. Learning basically is the process by which each one of us creates ... More


Learn or Die: Using Science to Build a Leading-Edge Learning Organization

Edward Hess

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170246
eISBN:
9780231538275
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170246.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

To compete with today's increasing globalization and rapidly evolving technologies, individuals and organizations must take their ability to learn—the foundation for continuous improvement, ... More


Learning: How Our Mind Works

Edward D. Hess

in Learn or Die: Using Science to Build a Leading-Edge Learning Organization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170246
eISBN:
9780231538275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170246.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter explores the nature of learning by focusing on how our mind works. It first provides an overview of the relationship between learning and cognition before discussing how learning skills ... More


Learning Conversations

Edward D. Hess

in Learn or Die: Using Science to Build a Leading-Edge Learning Organization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170246
eISBN:
9780231538275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170246.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter focuses on one key component of a High-Performance Learning Organization (HPLO): the right processes, specifically the right kind of communication processes. Learning, critical thinking, ... More


Emotions: The Myth of Rationality

Edward D. Hess

in Learn or Die: Using Science to Build a Leading-Edge Learning Organization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170246
eISBN:
9780231538275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170246.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter examines how and when we need to mitigate the negative effects that emotions can have on our thinking, collaborating, and learning. Research has shown that emotion and cognition jointly ... More


Building on the Work of Ackoff, Deming, and Fromm

Michael Maccoby

in Strategic Intelligence: Conceptual Tools for Leading Change

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199682386
eISBN:
9780191762857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682386.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Building on the contributions of Ackoff, Deming, and Fromm, we can describe great organizations. Great organizations are works of performing art. Learning organizations survive and maintain ... More


Critical Thinking Tools

Edward D. Hess

in Learn or Die: Using Science to Build a Leading-Edge Learning Organization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170246
eISBN:
9780231538275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170246.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter focuses on critical thinking tools as part of the right processes, which in turn are a key component of a High-Performance Learning Organization. It considers the impact of our humanness ... More


Service-dominant logic and its impact on the selling organization

Tony Douglas and Kenneth Le Meunier-FitzHugh

in Achieving a Strategic Sales Focus: Contemporary Issues and Future Challenges

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198706632
eISBN:
9780191826061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198706632.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Marketing

Service selling is increasingly present in both business-to-business and business-to-consumers markets and has opened new opportunities for selling organizations to develop different types of value ... More


Intuit, Inc.: “It’s Time to Bury Caesar”

Edward D. Hess

in Learn or Die: Using Science to Build a Leading-Edge Learning Organization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170246
eISBN:
9780231538275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170246.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter examines how Intuit Inc. has become a successful learning organization by creating a company-wide innovation culture and making experimentation the key process component of its decision ... More


Trade Unions in Western Europe: Hard Times, Hard Choices

Rebecca Gumbrell-McCormick and Richard Hyman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199644414
eISBN:
9780191756290
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644414.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

The book presents the findings of a four-year study of the challenges facing trade unions and their responses in ten west European countries. The project involved a substantial number of interviews ... More


United Parcel Service, Inc.: Being “Constructively Dissatisfied”

Edward D. Hess

in Learn or Die: Using Science to Build a Leading-Edge Learning Organization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170246
eISBN:
9780231538275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170246.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter examines the development and scaling of United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS) as a High-Performance Learning Organization (HPLO). UPS began as a messenger service in Seattle in 1907 and rose ... More


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