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Overcoming inter-generational conflicts: Focus on lean production to develop a learning organization

Development and Learning in Organizations

ISSN: 1477-7282

Article publication date: 5 November 2020

Issue publication date: 6 July 2021

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Abstract

Purpose

This paper aims to review the latest management developments across the globe and pinpoint practical implications from cutting-edge research and case studies.

Design/methodology/approach

This briefing is prepared by an independent writer who adds their own impartial comments and places the articles in context.

Findings

Becoming a learning organization can help significantly increase performance levels and sustain competitiveness. Implementation lean production principles can help the cause, although certain interaction effects between these practices and generational differences in values and beliefs might impact on learning capabilities.

Originality/value

The briefing saves busy executives and researchers hours of reading time by selecting only the very best, most pertinent information and presenting it in a condensed and easy-to-digest format.

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Citation

(2021), "Overcoming inter-generational conflicts: Focus on lean production to develop a learning organization", Development and Learning in Organizations, Vol. 35 No. 4, pp. 21-23. https://doi.org/10.1108/DLO-07-2020-0151

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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