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Title Learning organizations : developing cultures for tomorrow's workplace / edited by Sarita Chawla and John Renesch.
Imprint Portland, Or. : Productivity Press, 1995.

Subject Organizational learning.
Continuing education.
Employees -- Training of.
Alt Name Chawla, Sarita.
Renesch, John, 1937-
Description xxiii, 547 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 509-523) and index.
ISBN 1563271109
OCLC # 33014076
Table of Contents
 Introduction: Beginner's Mind / Sarita Chawla1
Pt. 1Guiding Ideas11
 1Communities of Commitment: The Heart of Learning Organizations / Fred Kofman, Peter Senge15
 2Managing the Dream / Charles Handy45
 3Ahead of the Wave: Valuing Gender Perspectives in Learning Cultures / Marilynne Anderson57
 4Mastering Change / Rosabeth Moss Kanter71
 5The Renaissance of Learning in Business / John W. Thompson85
 6The Transformational Leader: The Wellspring of the Learning Organization / Jayme Rolls101
 7Why Smart Organizations Don't Learn / Lisa J. Marshall, Sandy Mobley, Gene Calvert111
Pt. 2Theories/Methods/Processes123
 8Stories for Learning: Exploring Your Circumstance / Diane Cory, Paula Underwood127
 9The Seventh Story: Extending Learning Organizations Far Beyond the Business / Barbara Shipka143
 10Dialogue: Capacities and Stories / Judy Brown153
 11Mindshift: Strategic Dialogue for Breakthrough Thinking / Sherrin Bennett, Juanita Brown167
 12Language as Action: Linking Metaphors with Organization Transformation / Susan J. Bethanis185
 13Generative Coaching: A Surprising Learning Odyssey / Kendall Murphy197
 14Building Learning Laboratories to Create More Effective Distributed Decision Making / W. Brian Kreutzer217
 15FASTBreak: A Facilitation Approach to Systems Thinking Breakthroughs / David P. Kreutzer229
 16The DNA of the Learning Organization / Robert Dilworth243
 17Wisdom at Work: An Inquiry into the Dimensions of Higher Order Learning / Joel Levey, Michelle Levey257
Pt. 3Infrastructure275
 18Learning Communities: An Alternative to the "Expert Model" / Stephanie Ryan279
 19Learning Out of Context / Eric Edwards Vogt293
 20Vitalizing Work Design: Implementing a Developmental Philosophy / Carol Sanford305
 21Development Strategies for the Knowledge Era / Linda E. Morris323
 22The Faster Learning Organization (FLO) / Bob Guns337
 23Managerial Practice Fields: Infrastructures of a Learning Organization / Daniel H. Kim349
 24Learning as an Organization: A Journey Into Chaos / David R. Schwandt365
Pt. 4Arenas of Practice381
 25The Challenge of Stewardship: Building Learning Organizations in Healthcare / Alain Gauthier385
 26Restructuring Education: Designing Tomorrow's Workplace / John H. Wood403
 27Transforming Mental Models through Formal and Informal Learning: A Guide for Workplace Educators / Robert Weintraub417
 28Leadership, Quality and the U.S. Navy / Robert L. Masten431
 29Organizational Learning: Medical Metaphor and Corporate Practice / Alan K. Graham445
 30Shared Values: Nutrients for Learning / Frank Hoffmann, Bill Withers463
 31Creating a Learning Organization By Accident / Mary Byrd477
 32Beyond Ego to Wisdom: The Eicher Experience / Dinesh Chandra489
 Conclusion: Reflections of Learning from a Gathering Sarita Chawla501
 Recommended Reading and Resources509
 How to Contact Authors, Co-Authors, and Co-Editors526

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