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The Wisdom of Strategic Learning By Ian Cunningham

The Wisdom of Strategic Learning

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Arguing that learning must be integrated with the strategic direction of the organization, this book emphasizes the importance of the approach to create focused, active and committed employees. It uses case material to show how "learning organization" ideas can be applied for strategic advantage.
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The Wisdom of Strategic Learning: The Self Managed Learning Solution by Ian Cunningham

The Wisdom of Strategic Learning has enabled many organizations to develop a strategic approach to learning and development. Its premise that learning must be integrated with the strategic direction of the organization has been validated by numerous successful businesses which have implemented its tried and tested approaches. This second edition of Ian Cunningham's book updates and expands material on the importance of the self managed learning approach to create focused, active and committed employees. A new chapter on the role and development of staff in SML programmes has been added, along with new appendices, for example on selling the approach. With new case material including the use of online groups on the Internet, this practical, thought-provoking book shows how the ideas behind the learning organization can be applied for strategic advantage.

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The Wisdom of Strategic Learning Reviews


'... this practical, thought-provoking book shows how the ideas behind the learning organization can be applied for strategic advantage.' Business Strategy Information 'Ian Cunningham's superb book ... is available again to his many fans, among whom I number myself ... for those committed to building a library of core books on development this is the one to include in it.' Organisations and People '... fascinating and apposite text ... a great way to energise people, to inspire and motivate them for the good of the organisation. The research base is significant and adds credence to his conclusions ... I believe you will find it compelling. It is a book which I would recommend highly to Human Resource and Staff Development managers. Equally, tutors intent on understanding different ways of learning and working with students, will find it relevant. Journal of the National Association for Staff Development 'A detailed manual for strategic and self-directed learning that places learning in the centre of business strategy' Bookwatch Newsletter

About Ian Cunningham


Ian Cunningham is Chair of Strategic Developments International Limited and the Centre for Self Managed Learning Limited. He is also on the Adjunct Faculty of the Fielding Institute in California and a Visiting Professor at Middlesex University. Ian works with organizations worldwide in areas such as team and people development, and large scale organizational change.

Table of Contents


Contents: Part One Introduction: Introduction: some basics. Part Two Big Picture: Strategic learning; A learning business. Part Three Good Learning: Capability and wisdom; Holism. Part Four Self Managed Learning: Principles; Strategy and designs; Tactics and practice. Part Five Practice: Roles in learning and change; Developmental roles in practice; The learner in context; Conclusions and directions. Appendix I Research into SML; Appendix II Selling SML; Appendix III The Fielding Institute MA; Index.

Additional information

GOR002509261
The Wisdom of Strategic Learning: The Self Managed Learning Solution by Ian Cunningham
Ian Cunningham
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
1999-01-20
320
0566080796
9780566080791
N/A
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