From organizational learning to professional learning communities

Karen Seashore Louis, Kenneth Leithwood

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Organizing and learning are essentially antithetical processes, which means the phrase "organizational learning" qualifies as an oxymoron. To learn is to disorganize and increase variety. To organize is to forget and reduce variety.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOrganizational Learning in Schools
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages11
ISBN (Electronic)9781000099539
ISBN (Print)9789026515408
StatePublished - Dec 17 2021

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