Tagged: organisational learning

Why Learning & Development should be focused on wicked problems 2

Why Learning & Development should be focused on wicked problems

Learning and development should be focused on solving wicked problems in organisation but too often, L&D appears to avoid engaging in these problems. Using Horst Rittel‘s ten criteria for wicked problems, here’s my argument...

UFHRD Conference 5 June 2013 0

UFHRD Conference 5 June 2013

This years UFHRD conference is themed on human resource development (HRD) and the challenges and opportunities in times of economic uncertainty. I’ll be life blogging the event as best I can (including a disregard for...

Designing culture 0

Designing culture

An interesting summary post here from Emergent by Design on organisational culture and learning for adaptive capacity giving a summary of The Culture Game book. I would particularly pick out the following the implied...

A New Agenda for Organisational Effectiveness? 1

A New Agenda for Organisational Effectiveness?

Earlier this week, I went to a CIPD Knowledge into Practice Seminar and launch of the CIPD book, People & Organisational Development: a new agenda for organisational effectiveness. The authors argued that the dominant...

Personal Learning Environments and working environments 0

Personal Learning Environments and working environments

A very interesting paper from Graham Attwell and Cristina Costa at Pontydysgu on linking personal learning and work. I particularly liked the following quote: there is a discontinuity between the idea of integrating personal...

personal learning environments 3

personal learning environments

I’ve been reading a few interesting posts on personal learning environments (PLE) here and here (as a blog on a presentation from Stephen Downes).My experience has been that constructing a PLE has had an...

interesting [links] 0

interesting [links]

A number of people have been interested in the new report from JISC – see here – on the lack of digital literacies among the digital natives/ gen y. I’m less concerned about issues...

improvisation and learning 0

improvisation and learning

In my last post on promoting learning in projects, I stated: Organisational processes are the rythm section that enable project teams to improvise with rigor But this post from Chris Collinson makes expresses it...

Team learning, knowledge and CoPs 1

Team learning, knowledge and CoPs

Following on from my previous post on team learning and another on collaboration I’m working on processes of organisational learning and the transfer of lessons learned through project activity to the wider organisation. As...