Creating learning organizations in higher education: applying a systems perspective

Bui, Hong and Baruch, Yehuda (2010) Creating learning organizations in higher education: applying a systems perspective. The Learning Organization, 17 (3) . pp. 228-242. ISSN 0969-6474 [Article] (doi:10.1108/09696471011034928)


Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to offer an application of a system model for Senge's five disciplines in higher education (HE) institutions.
Design/methodology/approach – The paper utilizes a conceptual framework for the analysis of antecedents and outcomes of Senge's five disciplines, focusing on specific factors unique to the HE sector.
Findings – The explication of the model manifests its relevance and applicability for the HE sector: it represent how universities operate as learning organizations and posits the anticipated interactions among specific constructs associated with Senge's five disciplines within the HE sector.
Practical implications – The paper manifests a causal model that links variables in the learning organization, a perspective that would be instrumental for HE institutions to achieve competitive advantage.
Originality/value – The paper provides added value both for academics and executives interested in the analysis of the complexity of Senge's five disciplines for HE institutions.

Item Type: Article
Research Areas: A. > Business School > Leadership, Work and Organisations
Item ID: 7615
Depositing User: Ms Jyoti Zade
Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2011 05:32
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2016 14:22

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