LEARNING ORGANIZATION - Concept and Proposal of a New Approach

Artur Ferreira da Silva

Abstract

This paper presents a research project in progress aiming at accelerating and making more profound the learning in organizations. The concepts of learning organization and learning company are revised and a learning architecture based on Alexander's patterns is proposed. Some aspects of the context and methodology used are also mentioned.

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Ferreira da Silva A. (2011). LEARNING ORGANIZATION - Concept and Proposal of a New Approach . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing - Volume 1: KMIS, (IC3K 2011) ISBN 978-989-8425-81-2, pages 384-389. DOI: 10.5220/0003692403840389


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@conference{kmis11,
author={Artur Ferreira da Silva},
title={LEARNING ORGANIZATION - Concept and Proposal of a New Approach},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing - Volume 1: KMIS, (IC3K 2011)},
year={2011},
pages={384-389},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003692403840389},
isbn={978-989-8425-81-2},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing - Volume 1: KMIS, (IC3K 2011)
TI - LEARNING ORGANIZATION - Concept and Proposal of a New Approach
SN - 978-989-8425-81-2
AU - Ferreira da Silva A.
PY - 2011
SP - 384
EP - 389
DO - 10.5220/0003692403840389