Accession Number:

ADA624742

Title:

Learning Organizations: Their Importance to Systems Acquisition in DoD

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

DEFENSE ACQUISITION UNIV WEST REGION SAN DIEGO CA

Report Date:

2014-04-30

Pagination or Media Count:

31.0

Abstract:

The success of the defense acquisition workforce depends on experience, and since the majority of what it learns is on-the-job, a wide array of learning techniques dominates. Together, they behave as a learning ecosystem full of opportunities-and even learning hazards. While all these learning techniques jockey for the fastest learning lane amid variable workplace demands, proven learning methodologies help form the foundation of an organization s learning faith. Many organizations already promote learning in the workplace. But, what have Department of Defense acquisition organizations that operate as Learning Organizations LOs implemented to achieve performance gains The authors of this research sought out such organizations to better understand the key ingredients that make them authentically high-performing and appropriately armed LOs to achieve the appropriate learning transfer.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE