[Journal] Call For papers: Special Issue on: "Organizational Learning"
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[Deutscher Titel: [Journal] Aufruf für Artikel-Beiträge: Spezialausgabe: “Organisationales Lernen”]

Call For papers
Special Issue on: “Organizational Learning”
International Journal of Collaborative Enterprise (IJCEnt)

Abstract of proposed articles: 30 September, 2008

Special Issue Editor: Dr Ali K. Kamrani, University of Houston, USA

Organizational learning is an important strategy in the 21st century corporate climate. A company’s competitive advantage depends on the level of learning and how efficiently it is done. Organizations are now forced to use different strategies to improve performance and to adapt to the 21st century global market. It is considered that the price of investing in organizational learning is high, but it has been proven that the price of using the old practices is much higher.
Organizational learning can be simply defined in terms of identifying and mapping best practice. This includes work routine identification, process mapping, standardizing processes, implementation of the best practices and finally re-engineering the process. Organizational learning means implementing effective steps for change. The core of corporate learning lies in the ability of the organization to continually improve its processes with every project and through lessons learned (e.g. hurricane evacuation). The goal of this special issue is to address and publish the latest articles on a variety of topics related to organizational learning.

Subject Coverage
Topics include but are not limited to:

  • How organizations learn
  • Effective learning
  • Competence building
  • Benchmarking methods
  • Performance measures
  • Knowledge managements
  • Lean organizations
  • Learning tools
  • Complex organizations
  • Change management
  • Project network structure (PNS)
  • Organizational strategy learning
  • Case studies and other related topics

Notes for Prospective Authors
Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere
All papers are refereed through a peer review process. A guide for authors, sample copies and other relevant information for submitting papers are available on the Author Guidelines page

Important Dates

  • Abstract of proposed articles: 30 September, 2008
  • Full paper submission for the invited articles: 15 December, 2008
  • Notification of reviews: 1 February, 2009
  • Revised manuscript submission: 31 March, 2009
  • Notification of acceptance: 2 May, 2009
  • Final Paper: 30 May, 2009

For more information go to the website of the call.

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[Journal] Call For papers: Special Issue on: "Organizational Learning" — 1 Comment

  1. Reference: International Journal of Collaborative Enterprise, 2009 Vol. 1 No. 2 – Special Issue on Organisational Learning; Guest Editor: Dr. Ali K. Kamrani

    131-146 The use of blogs as organisational learning tools within project-based environments
    Gavin J. Baxter, Thomas M. Connolly, Mark Stansfield

    147-159 Sub-cultures as leverage for organisational learning and lean thinking
    Jennifer Karlin

    160-179 From bureaucratic forms towards team-based knowledge work systems: implications for human resource management
    Niclas L. Erhardt, Carlos Martin-Rios, Sean A. Way

    180-193 Seeking the robust core of organisational learning theory
    Steven E. Wallis

    194-207 Organisational learning at the public-private sector interface
    Rein Juriado

    208-223 Determining the impact of organisational culture on organisational learning
    Carolina Lopez-Nicolas

    224-240 The nature of a schematic description of a socially constructed organisational competency model (CCM)
    Mambo G. Mupepi

    241-247 Technical note: Learning based product and service development
    Perry Daneshgari

    To the issue: http://www.inderscience.com/info/inarticletoc.php?jcode=ijcent&year=2009&vol=1&issue=2

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