A Path to Collaborative Strategic Learning

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Collaborative learning is critical for the future of any organization and must align with the strategic organizational processes that result in products valued by others. To discover these processes, proposal preparation is explored using topic-oriented ethnography, grounded theory, and an innovative addition to qualitative interviewing, called metainquiry. Using interview data from editors, graphic artists, text processors, scientists, engineers, and technical managers, substantive theory emerges. The research discovers the five essential processes of owning, visioning, reviewing, producing, and contributing needed for organizational strategic learning to occur. The dimensions of these processes are made explicit and can be used to gauge the ... continued below

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Carlson, Nancy M. October 1, 2003.

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Collaborative learning is critical for the future of any organization and must align with the strategic organizational processes that result in products valued by others. To discover these processes, proposal preparation is explored using topic-oriented ethnography, grounded theory, and an innovative addition to qualitative interviewing, called metainquiry. Using interview data from editors, graphic artists, text processors, scientists, engineers, and technical managers, substantive theory emerges. The research discovers the five essential processes of owning, visioning, reviewing, producing, and contributing needed for organizational strategic learning to occur. The dimensions of these processes are made explicit and can be used to gauge the health of any organization. The substantive theory also provides insight into the ability of collaborative learning to evolve, flourish, and adapt to the strategic advantage of the organization. Lastly, actionable goals with ten essential elements emerge that link owning, visioning, reviewing, producing, and contributing as a path for all organizations to follow to promote collaborative learning communities and enhance their competitive advantage.

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  • Northern Rocky Mountain Educational Research Association (NRMERA),Jackson Hole, WY,10/08/2003,10/11/2003

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  • Report No.: INEEL/CON-03-01228
  • Grant Number: DE-AC07-99ID-13727
  • DOI: 10.2172/910604 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 910781
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc881432

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Carlson, Nancy M. A Path to Collaborative Strategic Learning, article, October 1, 2003; [Idaho Falls, Idaho]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc881432/: accessed December 12, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.