Organizations in the 21st Century:
Knowledge and Learning—the Basis for Growth

Nov. 16-17, 2001 at the Social Science Research Center (WZB), Reichpietschufer 50, 10785 Berlin

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"Organizations in the 21st Century: Knowledge and Learning—the Basis for Growth" was held Nov. 16-17, 2001 at the Social Science Research Center (WZB) in Berlin, sponsored by the Gottlieb Daimler- and Karl Benz-Foundation.

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A Conference Digest by Steve Barth

Conference Summary

Table of Contents

Introduction

About the Event

What is Organizational Learning?

Defining a Need

New Thinking

Cause and Effect

Theory to Practice

Between Three Worlds

Learning in the Private Sector

Learning in the Public Sector

Learning in the Academic Sector

Opportunities for Cross-Pollination?

Case in Point

Reconsidering the Variables

Diversity and Conflict

Learning with Power

Learning with Emotion

Learning Fashions

Learning from the Past and Future

Architecture for Learning

Organizational Theater

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Revised: 11/13/02. All contents copyright 2001 by Steve Barth, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB), and individual authors. All rights reserved. For more information, please contact the Webmaster. Photographs by Peter Hinsel.