Suppose that your organization, or an organization with which you are
familiar,( WALMMART) 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
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 WALMART. 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:
the organizations 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.
- 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.
which one (1) of the following OLMs is suitable for replacing the
identified OLM(s) that hinder organizational learning as a corrective
action to facilitate the transition from individual to organizational
learning: Off-line/Internal, On-line/Internal, Off-line/External or
On-line/External. Justify your selection.
- Evaluate the norms of
the organizations 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.
- Use at least five (5) quality academic references in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia does not qualify as an academic resource.