Redding, John C. / Catalanello, Ralph F. Strategic Readiness The Making of the Learning Organization
March 1994 39.90 Euro 1994. 202 Pages, Hardcover ISBN 978-1-55542-633-0 - John Wiley & Sons
Detailed description Shows executives--anyone concerned with making change happen--how to move beyond the limitations of fixed strategic planning processes and programs to create a flexible, responsive organization that thrives in today's climate of uncertainty: the learning organization. Draws from an extensive study of two hundred change-oriented organizations including Honeywell and Motorola to identify a series of practical actions that can be used immediately to help develop a firm's capacity to learn.
From the contents Prologue: The Call for Learning Organizations Part One: From Strategic Planning to Strategic Learning: Elements of the Learning Organization 1. The Strategic Learning Cycle: How Learning Organizations Learn to Change 2. Speed, Depth, and Breadth: How Organizations Accelerate Learning 3. Strategic Readiness: How Organizations Prepare to Learn Part Two: Accelerating Strategic Learning 4. Continuous Learning 5. Improvised Implementation 6. Deep Reflection Part Three: Building Strategic Readiness 7. Heighten Strategic Awareness: Understand the Need for Continuous Learning 8. Making Learning a Way of Life: Enhancing Individual, Team, and Organizational Learning 9. Become Self-Organizing: Continuously Changing Shape Based Upon Continuous Learning Epilogue: Improvising the Future: Learning Organizations and Jazz