Organization and Individuals

  • Kong Bieng ChuahEmail author
  • Kris M. Y. Law


Knowledge is central to the sustainable development and growth of the organization. Be it an individual or an organization, the ability to make good use of knowledge comes with sufficient level of understanding and experience. This chapter provides an overview on the definitions of organizational learning (OL), from various theorists’ perspectives, and it is also stressed that: with emphasis on empowering of individuals to take action, action learning therefore fosters OL by allowing effective learning to take place within organizations at both individual and organizational levels.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering ManagementCity University of Hong KongKowloon, Hong KongChina
  2. 2.Department of Industrial and Systems EngineeringThe Hong Kong Polytechnic UniversityHong KongChina

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