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Pokyčių valdymas besimokančioje organizacijoje: darbuotojų nuomonių raiška
Management of Changes in a Learning Organization: Expression of Employees’ Opinions

Author(s): Gintaras Šaparnis, Jurgita Bersėnaitė, Diana Šaparnienė
Subject(s): Social Sciences
Published by: VšĮ Šiaulių universiteto leidykla
Keywords: Learning Organization; management; employees.

Summary/Abstract: The conception of changes is analysed and theoretically based in this article. According to theoretical assumptions and research results the conception of a learning organization is general. An empirical research that includes employees (N = 150) from various organizations and enterprises in Šiauliai region and Mažeikiai district is presented in the paper. The authors tried to identity respondents’ opinions on changes in a learning organization. The following specific features of a learning organization were identified: formation, implementation, evaluation and improvement of the strategy is purposefully organized as a learning process; a learning organization is flexible and open; every member has an opportunity of getting information, feedback is ensured; organizational climate promoting learning is creating; members of an organization analyze their work; employees applying acquired and reflected knowledge improve the organization’s activities and strive for strategic objectives. Survey generalized results let the authors state that professional knowledge and abilities must be continuously developed and improved mostly estimated in organizations. The purposeful organizational management creates preconditions for the successful work, adaptation to the changes and recognition of the clients’ needs.

  • Issue Year: 2006
  • Issue No: 7
  • Page Range: 19-28
  • Page Count: 10
  • Language: Lithuanian