Global Learning Organization
Part 1-Overview of the Global Learning Organization. Part I describes the nine forces compelling organization to change their existing ways of thinking and operating. We also examine the need for becoming a global learning organization and the key principles of learning, training, and knowledge. Chapters 4 and 5 present the 11 organizational and six global components of the Global Learning Organization Model. In addition, specific best practices of various global corporations are highlighted under each component of the mode. Part II-Becoming a Global Learning Organization Part II identifies the major obstacles to and challenges of becorning a global learning organization. It describes the stages of development for globalization and learning organizations, provides specific strategies for building a global learning organization, and explores the particular skills and learners in global learning organizations. Part III-Exemplary Global Learning Organizations Part III examines 16 of the topo global learning organizations from around the world that actively and successfully plan and execute learning organization strategies. They are presented with particular regard to their strengths relative to the Global Learning Organization Model. The global corporations included in this part are Analog Devices, ABB, AutoMind, Caterair Internatioanl, Carvajal, Corning, GE, Honda, Medtronic, Motorla, PPG, Royal Bank of Canada, Samsung, Singapore Airlanes, Tatung, ande Xerox. Part IV-The Learning Horizon Part IV is bases on the insights gained from companies on the leading edge of global learning organization practice today. We examine some possiblilities for future structuring and operations of global learning organizations. This provides a vision of the transfigurative and interactive learning organization of the future. It identifies challenges and the effort needed to continue the evolution of the global learning organization.