Category: Organisational Learning

Organisational Learning – What Does It Mean?

Organisational Learning – what does it mean? In my last blog post, I talked about how a culture of silence can negatively influence organisational learning and how this can have a negative effect on the impact (or long term goal) of an intervention.  In the current blog, I’m going to look at what organisational learning means. Why is organisational learning important? Within an organisation, either a for-profit or a not-for profit, learning is often thought of as a

Failing Forward and A Culture of Silence

Is it possible for an organisation to fail forward within a culture of silence? Impact reporting has become more common over the past few years. This is partly due to increased pressure for transparency, accountability and donor requirements to prove a return on investment. One important benefit of measuring impact is that lessons learned can be used to generate improvement. However if organisations are to learn from failure (sometimes referred to as failing forward), the culture must support

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