By David Boud

This booklet is an available access element into the idea and perform of labor mirrored image for college kids and practitioners. Taking a cross-disciplinary procedure, it covers administration, schooling, organizational psychology and sociology, drawing on examples from Europe, the center East, North the USA and Australia. It strains mirrored image at paintings from an emphasis on education, via a spotlight on how businesses study, to a priority with the required studying teams to function effectively. It emphasizes productiveness mixed with pleasant lived event of labor existence and issues tips on how to a brand new collective specialize in studying at paintings.

Show description

Read Online or Download PRODUCTIVE REFLECTION AT WORK: LEARNING FOR CHANGING ORGANIZATIONS PDF

Best human resources books

Agile Performance Improvement

Agile functionality development demonstrates the mutual merits that accrue to the worlds of functionality consulting and agile software program improvement while the values and rules of either are combined synergistically below the suggestions of practitioners expert in either. The agile functionality development version blends the foundations of human functionality know-how with the frameworks and practices of Agile.

Women at the Top: Challenges, Choices and Change

The real voices of sixty profitable girls, determine the demanding situations that they've confronted of their careers and the ways that they've got conquer them. These comprise a male paintings tradition and reconciling the calls for of labor and family members. The "glass ceiling" could have moved up a bit, however it continues to be there.

Systems of Innovation: Technologies, Institutions and Organizations

The platforms of innovation technique is taken into account through many to be an invaluable analytical procedure for higher realizing innovation methods in addition to the construction and distribution of information within the economic climate. it really is a suitable framework for the empirical research of concepts of their contexts and is proper for coverage makers.

Brand and Talent

Many books speak about model, nonetheless extra approximately expertise, but best agencies are knowing their id as a service/product supplier is nearly inseparable from their id as a spot that pulls, motivates and merits from thriving expertise. In model and skill, writer Kevin Keohane seems to be at how corporations can greater converse with humans earlier than, in the course of and after their organization with the corporate.

Additional info for PRODUCTIVE REFLECTION AT WORK: LEARNING FOR CHANGING ORGANIZATIONS

Example text

Raelin 2002: 66) Reflective practice opens up for public scrutiny our interpretations and evaluations of our plans and actions. We subject our assumptions to the review of others (Raelin 2002: 67). The outcome may be validation of knowledge, assumptions, plans and actions and a development of these through the dialogue implying individual and organizational learning. This approach – people reflecting together in an organizational context – calls attention to the organization as a context for reflective practice.

Dewey, J. C. Heath. , Child, J. and Nonaka, I. (eds) (2001) Handbook of Organizational Learning and Knowledge, Oxford: Oxford University Press. L. (1996) ‘Action learning: bridging academic and workplace domains’, Journal of Workplace Learning, 8, 6: 45–53. , Ranson, S. and Strain, M. , Lilley, S. and Willmott, H. (1994) ‘The ‘New Organisation’ and the ‘New Managerial Work’, European Management Journal, 12, 4: 454–61. Giddens, A. (1990) The Consequences of Modernity, Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.

People putting a lot of ‘why-questions’ may be seen as troublesome and may risk being marginalized. In a way critical reflection bridges an individual and social perspective on learning in recognizing the social and cultural nature of information and knowledge. The social relations perspective Raelin associates reflection with learning dialogues. The process of reflection is collective; we reflect together with trusted others in the midst of practices: Reflection brings to the surface – in the safe presence of trusting peers – the social, political and emotional data that arise from direct experience with one another.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.88 of 5 – based on 28 votes