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Organizational effectiveness

Title: Rediscovering the school as a learning organisation : becoming a community of inquiry

Author: Velayutham, Thillainayakam
Subject:  Organizational effectiveness
 Educational change
 School improvement programs
Volume: Directions: Journal of Educational Studies no.34, vol.18, no.1, 1996
Collation: p. 15-23 ;

Abstract: This article amplifies and builds on Bhindi’s theme, by similarly endorsing the appropriateness of the Learning Organisation concept, saying that schools individually can be agents of major and beneficial reforms and changes. He highlights the potential benefit of all members of the school team perceiving themselves as learners and leaders, working also in closer partnership with the communities they serve.

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Title: The learning organisation : promise and potential

Author: Bhindi, Narottam
Subject:  School management and organization
 Organizational learning
 Organizational effectiveness
Volume: Directions: Journal of Educational Studies no.34, vol.18, no.1, 1996
Collation: p. 3-14 ;

Abstract: The author recommends the Learning Organisation as a meritorious concept for application to educational settings generally, and to the Pacific educational context in particular. He also acknowledges, however, that it is a concept which poses challenges to our administrators and is one which needs to be adapted to suit each country’s cultural context.

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