Posts tagged with: 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

Failing Forward And A Culture of Silence Is the third sector learning from failure?  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 or experience failing forward (also known as to ‘fail intelligently’