Organizational Culture, Learning, and Knowledge Management

Jonathan H. Westover (ed.)

Published by On the Organization, a book series by Common Ground Publishing

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Book: Print $US50.00
Book: Electronic $US10.00

We live in an increasingly hyper-competitive global marketplace, where firms are fighting to stay lean and flexible in an effort to satisfy increasingly diverse and specialized consumer demand around the world. Additionally, with the shifting global economy in recent decades and the emergence of the technology and service-oriented knowledge organizations, how do organizations effectively foster a continuous learning and innovation culture? What can organizational leaders do to promote ongoing organizational learning that will have a measurable impact on increased firm effectiveness and employee productivity? How can organizations more successfully manage organizational knowledge to achieve strategic organizational goals and add value to all organizational stakeholders? These are just some of the pressing questions facing the organizations of today.

This edited collection provides a comprehensive introduction to organizational culture, learning, and knowledge management and explores the wide sweeping impacts for the modern workplace, presenting a wide range of cross-disciplinary research in an organized, clear, and accessible manner. It will be informative to management academics and instructors, while also instructing organizational managers, leaders, and human resource development professionals of all types seeking to understand proven practices and methods to create organizational systems and culture to promote ongoing organizational learning and innovation to drive firm effectiveness in an increasingly competitive global economy.

Keywords: Corporate Culture, Organizational Learning, Knowledge Management

Book: Print (Paperback). Book: Electronic (PDF File; 4.206MB). Published by On the Organization, a book series by Common Ground Publishing.

Dr. Jonathan H. Westover

Assistant Professor of Business, Woodbury School of Business, Utah Valley University, Lehi, Utah, USA

Dr. Jonathan H. Westover is an Assistant Professor of Business at Utah Valley University. He received a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Sociology (Sociology of Work and Organizations; Comparative International Sociology) from the University of Utah. Additionally, he received a Master of Public Administration degree with an emphasis in Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior from the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University. His ongoing research examines issues of global development, work-quality characteristics, and the determinants of job satisfaction cross-nationally.

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