Purpose: To allow students to demonstrate their ability to research, critically analyse trends and issues in creating and managing a learning organisation in Australia today. The assessment also allows students to further develop their team working and professional communication skills. This assessment relates to Learning Outcomes a and c.
Topic: A Learning Organisation
Task Details: Groups are to identify an organisation that is considered a Learning Organisation.
Report - groups are to explain, using referenced theories and writings as support, why the organisation is in fact a Learning Organisation. Groups also need to identify the costs and benefits of the organisation's approaches to various stakeholders. The analysis and findings need to be formatted into a professionally presented report.
Research requirements - students need to support their analysis with support from the text and a minimum of 8 suitable, reliable, current and academically acceptable sources - this should include at least 4 academic journal articles.
Presentation: Report 2500 + 10% word report format - Word .doc or .docx Title page, executive summary, table of contents, appropriate headings and sub-headings, recommendations, reference list (Harvard - Anglia style), attachments if relevant. Single spaced, font Times New Roman 12pt, Calibri 11pt or Arial 10pt
You can choose any company however these Companies listed below are not available for selection.
ANZ Bank, Apple, BP, Coca-Cola, Cognizant, Dell, Ford, General Motors, Goldman Sachs, Google, Honda, IBM, Lenovo, LG, Lumosity, MacDonald, Microsoft, Nisan, Panasonic, Procter & Gamble, Samsung, Sony, Starbucks, Sydney Language Solutions, TAFE, Telstra, Toyota, Walmart, Woolworths, Xerox
The Case Report will be marked as follows:
2. General background of the organization
3. Evaluate why the organisation is in fact a Learning Organisation using one of the Learning Organisation Models covered in Chapter six
4. Description of the organization's use of IT-based tools and systems for facilitating learning
5. Description of the organization's use of socialisation-based tools for facilitating learning
6. Description of the knowledge sharing climate within the organization, including: (a) incentives for knowledge sharing; (b) structural roles related to learning and knowledge management
7. Description of the changes that have occurred with respect to #4, #5, and #6 over the last five years
8. Conclusion (including recommendations, costs and benefits analysis of the organisation's approaches to various stakeholders).