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Predictors of learning organizations: a human resource development practitioner’s perspective

Gary D. Geroy (Orlando V. Griego and Gary D. Geroy are at the Colorado State University, USA.)
Phillip C. Wright (Phillip C. Wright is at the Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong.)

The Learning Organization

ISSN: 0969-6474

Article publication date: 1 March 2000

Abstract

Seeks to find predictors of learning organizations as determined by Marquardt’s Learning Organization Profile (1996). For this study, male and female professionals were asked to rate their perceptions about their organizations. They were asked to rate their organizational perceptions on rewards and recognition, training and education, information flow, vision and strategy, and individual team development. Finds that appropriate rewards and recognition are an undergirding structure to the learning organization and that an environment of knowledge sharing and learning systems is an indication of a learning organization. Results support the notion that interventions intended to aid in the metamorphose from a current organization state to that of a learning organization may wish to focus initially on these aspects.

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Griego, O.V., Geroy, G.D. and Wright, P.C. (2000), "Predictors of learning organizations: a human resource development practitioner’s perspective", The Learning Organization, Vol. 7 No. 1, pp. 5-12. https://doi.org/10.1108/09696470010313632

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