ORGANISATIONAL LEARNING - foundational roots for design for complexity

Angela Nobre


This paper presents an overview of the field of organisational learning and claims that its foundational roots still have to be further developed and explored. This critique points to the potential of sociothecnical systems, complex systems theory and appreciative inquiry as building blocks from which an effective organisational learning design can emerge. The current challenges faced by organisations are related to the complexity of the knowledge economy. These challenges need to be answered by an organisational development strategy that incorporates competitive issues, corporate governance and sustainability concerns.


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Nobre A. (2004). ORGANISATIONAL LEARNING - foundational roots for design for complexity . In Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS, ISBN 972-8865-00-7, pages 85-93. DOI: 10.5220/0002652400850093

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author={Angela Nobre},
title={ORGANISATIONAL LEARNING - foundational roots for design for complexity},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,},

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JO - Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,
TI - ORGANISATIONAL LEARNING - foundational roots for design for complexity
SN - 972-8865-00-7
AU - Nobre A.
PY - 2004
SP - 85
EP - 93
DO - 10.5220/0002652400850093