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dc.contributor.author Jain, P.
dc.contributor.author Mutula, S.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-03-15T09:44:05Z
dc.date.available 2011-03-15T09:44:05Z
dc.date.issued 2008
dc.identifier.citation Jain, P. & Mutula, S. (2008) Libraries as learning organisations: implications for knowledge management, Library Hi Tech News, No. 8, pp. 10-14 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0741-9058
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10311/751
dc.description.abstract The concept of a learning organisation is relevant to all twenty-first century organisations because of increasing complexity, uncertainty and change (Malhotra, 1996). Libraries can benefit significantly as learning organisations through reducing complacency; continuous learning, improvement and innovation (Michael and Higgins, 2002); being better equipped to deal with independent and distance learning (Brophy, 2005); serving as a source of competition (Fowler, 1998); promoting inquiry and dialogue; encouraging collaboration and team learning; establishing systems to capture and share learning; empowering people toward a collective vision; and connecting the organisation to its environment (Watkins and Marsick,1993). en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Emerald en_US
dc.subject Libraries en_US
dc.subject Learning organisations en_US
dc.subject Knowledge management en_US
dc.title Libraries as learning organisations: implications for knowledge management en_US
dc.type Published Article en_US


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