Power Up Your Learning Organization
Power Up Your Learning Organization:
Make the shift from training to learning
This session delivered at PLA 2010 explores the concept of a learning organization and the application of the concept in libraries.
- Betha Gutsche (WebJunction/ WA) gave an overview and defined the characteristics of the concept.
- Michele Leininger (Pierce County Public Library/ WA) related the process and experience of the evolution of her library system to becoming a learning organization.
- Jennifer Fenton (Washington State Library) explored the opportunities for informal and self-directed learning.
- Kathleen Gesinger (WebJunction/ WA) discussed peer learning and using virtual tools to connect.
- Slideset from the live presentation, March 25, 2010
- LO Checklist and Foundations: foundations of a learning organization with a checklist to see how your organization measures up
- PCLS_Core-Skills-Qualitites: The core behavioral competencies for the staff of a learning organization
- PCLS_Philosophy-StaffDev: Pierce County Public Library's philosophy of staff development
- PCLS_Mind-the-Gap: a form to help staff identify knowledge gaps and training needs
- PCLS_Leadership-descriptors: defines a culture in which leadership happens at all levels
- PCLS_Scorecard: compact map of the library's mission, vision, customer service and staff performance goals
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