An artful learning framework for organisations

Drew, Glenys M. (2008) An artful learning framework for organisations. Journal of Management & Organization, 14(5).

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Abstract

This paper proposes an Artful Learning Framework as an organisational development initiative. The framework is designed to assist people in organisations seeking higher levels of engagement in their strategic and operational endeavours, such as navigating change. The Artful Learning Framework offers three strategies as potential artful learning events designed to help people in organisations engage with each other creatively to achieve their organisational and professional goals. The Artful Learning Wave Trajectory model (Kerr, 2006) forms a conceptual antecedent for the Artful Learning Framework. The Framework’s strategies align with the relevant literature on organisational learning and, in particular, a proposition of Kerr (2006) who identifies a suite of skills, capacities and capabilities that are important in organisations. The notion of the wave, with the effect of ‘pausing and gathering’ to consider amidst the inevitable ambiguity and turbulence of forward movement, is invoked as a metaphor for the elements of the Framework which support its strategies. The paper will be of interest to individuals and groups that are committed to profound learning and capability building for the benefit of themselves, their teams and the organisations in which they work.

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ID Code: 17148
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Reflection, engagement, organisations, artful learning, management, change
ISSN: 1833-3672
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2008 eContent Management Pty. Ltd.
Copyright Statement: Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher
Deposited On: 07 Jan 2009 01:47
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 13:16

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