Schofield, Keith (2010) A diagrammatical representation of organisational learning using socio-cultural theory. In: 2010 Postgraduate Occupational Psychology Conference, 12 Jan 2010 - 13 Jan 2010, Brighton, UK.
Traditional psychology conceptualises learning in organisations in a non-contextual way which means that the theories, due to their over-structured rigidity, cannot account for the complexities of learning.
This paper re-conceptualises learning through consideration of socio-cultural theories which position learning as something created as a result of the interaction of a person with their task and context. Through re-conceptualising an understanding of knowledge as something that is distributed through participation within communities of practice this paper will provide justification for the adoption of socio-cultural methods to enable the distribution of knowledge within an organisation.
The paper argues for a more complex model of organisational learning which will have the explanatory power to understand learning and how this impacts and informs learning outcomes within and across organisations.▼ Jump to Download Statistics
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)|
|Subjects:||B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology|
|Schools:||School of Human and Health Sciences > Centre for Applied Psychological Research
School of Human and Health Sciences
Argyris, C. and Schön, S. (1978) Organizational Learning: a Theory of Action Perspective. London: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company
|Depositing User:||Keith Schofield|
|Date Deposited:||23 Sep 2014 13:39|
|Last Modified:||30 Nov 2016 18:02|
Downloads per month over past year
Repository Staff Only: item control page