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Organisational Learning in the Automotive Sector - Penny West

Organisational Learning in the Automotive Sector


Published: 1st January 2001
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Published: 17th August 2000
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This book considers the concepts of organisational learning and the learning organisation, and critically examines their take up within the context of four contemporary work organisations in the European automotive sector. Within this dynamic environment, the pursuit and implementation of approaches that encourage individuals to learn and challenge existing orthodoxy are now dominant on the management agenda. Changes to processes, structures, cultures and the employment relationship per se.

Organisational learning and change in the automotive sector
The learning organisation: historical and conceptual foundations
Theoretical and practical perspectives on learning in organisations
The relationship between learning and change
The case studies: the Rover Group and Volvo, Tallent Engineering and GKN Hardy Spicer
Emerging themes for organisational effectiveness in the automotive sector
Discussion and analysis: the Rover Group and Volvo
Discussion and analysis: Tallent Engineering and GKN Hardy Spicer
Summary and conclusions
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ISBN: 9780415219860
ISBN-10: 0415219868
Series: Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Published: 1st January 2001
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.54
Edition Number: 1