Organizational Learning Mechanism(s) (OLMs)


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Suppose that your organization, or an organization with which  you are familiar, is dealing with a major issue in transitioning  individual learning (e.g., sharing knowledge, training programs, working  as a team, experiences, procedures, processes, etc.) into  organizational learning. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) has asked  you, as the Vice President of Human Resources, to assist with the issue  and to help the organization transition its culture to this new way of  learning. Before you provide any recommendations to address the issue,  you must first research the root of the problem and the resistance to  this transition.
Note: You may create and / or  make all necessary assumptions needed for the completion of this  assignment. In your original work, you may use aspects of existing  processes from either your current or a former place of employment.  However, you must remove any and all identifying information that would  enable someone to discern the organization[s] that you have used.
Write a three to four (3-4) page paper in which you:

  1. Assess the organization’s culture as it relates to shared knowledge,  then specify the significant issue(s) that you discovered with the  culture. Determine the disconnect you observed between the culture and  organizational learning using three (3) of the five (5) mystifications.  Support your response with at least one (1) example of each selected  mystification within the organization.
  2. Give your opinion on the current Organizational Learning  Mechanism(s) (OLMs) that hinder organizational learning. Support your  response with one (1) example of a training or learning initiative  (e.g., sharing knowledge, training programs, working as a team,  experiences, procedures, processes, etc.) and the outcome when it was  applied to the organization.
  3. Evaluate the norms of the organization’s learning culture to  determine the source(s) that currently prevent productive learning by  applying two (2) of the following norms: inquiry, issue orientation,  transparency, integrity or accountability. Provide at least one (1)  example of each of the selected norms’ manifestation within the  organization in your evaluation.
  4. Use at least five (5) quality academic references in this assignment.