Establishing a Learning Culture: The Importance of Relationships within an Organisation

Francesco Sofo, Salvatore Ammirato

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    Organizational learning is a relational concept and a social construct, intrinsically bound to the environment, involving interaction among individuals or between individuals and organizations. A learning culture can be represented as a range of complex relationships such as person-to-person relationships. Learning, to be productive within organizations, needs to be captured, realized, transformed and re-used. This requires relationships within an organization that support all types of learning at across the organization. This paper argues that a learning culture is a set of relationships and behaviors within an organization that transform tacit into explicit knowledge
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationCommunications in Computer and Information Science
    EditorsMD Lytras, D Ruan, RD Tennyson, P Ordonez De Pablos, FJG Penalvo, L Rusu
    Place of PublicationGermany
    Number of pages7
    ISBN (Electronic)9783642358791
    ISBN (Print)9783642358784
    Publication statusPublished - 2013
    Event4th World Summit on the Knowledge Society - , Greece
    Duration: 21 Sept 201123 Sept 2011


    Conference4th World Summit on the Knowledge Society


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