The Wisdom of Strategic Learning: The Self Managed Learning Solution (Developing Organizations)

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Change means learning. The current requirements for business to change rapidly and dramaticlaly shows the need for new initiatives in strategic learning. This book offers Ian Cunningham's poneering approach - self-managed learning. This encourages the individual to devise their own learning programme which leads to greater enthusiasm and ownership of development. For the organization, it has strategic advantage in creating an committed team. This concept is backed by practical examples of application in organizations such as Shell, BBC and Allied Lyons. The author draws on the experience of hundreds of managers who have used his self managed learning approach. This text is the first volume in "The Developing Organizations" series.

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Ian Cunningham is Chair of Strategic Developments International Limited and the Centre for Self Managed Learning Limited. He is also on the Adjunct Faculty of the Fielding Institute in California and a Visiting Professor at Middlesex University. Ian works with organizations worldwide in areas such as team and people development, and large scale organizational change.

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'... this practical, thought-provoking book shows how the ideas behind the learning organization can be applied for strategic advantage.' Business Strategy Information 'Ian Cunningham's superb book ... is available again to his many fans, among whom I number myself ... for those committed to building a library of core books on development this is the one to include in it.' Organisations and People '... fascinating and apposite text ... a great way to energise people, to inspire and motivate them for the good of the organisation. The research base is significant and adds credence to his conclusions ... I believe you will find it compelling. It is a book which I would recommend highly to Human Resource and Staff Development managers. Equally, tutors intent on understanding different ways of learning and working with students, will find it relevant. Journal of the National Association for Staff Development 'A detailed manual for strategic and self-directed learning that places learning in the centre of business strategy' Bookwatch Newsletter

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