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Can universities become true learning organizations?

Judith White (School of Business, University of Redlands, Redlands, California, USA)
Rita Weathersby (Department of Management, University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire, USA)

The Learning Organization

ISSN: 0969-6474

Article publication date: 1 June 2005

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Abstract

Purpose

Aims to assess whether a university can become a true learning organization.

Design/methodology/approach

Focuses on the need for, and challenges of, transforming universities into true learning organizations.

Findings

Observes that few of the underlying values that serve as the underpinnings of the learning organizations are actually honored in universities.

Originality/value

Offers some possible avenues to help transform universities toward becoming learning organizations.

Keywords

Citation

White, J. and Weathersby, R. (2005), "Can universities become true learning organizations?", The Learning Organization, Vol. 12 No. 3, pp. 292-298. https://doi.org/10.1108/09696470510592539

Publisher

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Copyright © 2005, Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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