Work Group Learning: Understanding, Improving & Assessing how Groups Learn in Organizations

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Valerie I. Sessa, Manuel London
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2008 - Business & Economics - 446 pages

This contributed book shapes the emerging field of group learning by drawing on research from leading theoreticians and researchers. Author contributions aggregate existing theory and research and go beyond this foundation to examine new insights about how groups learn and what they learn, factors that influence group learning, learning interventions, and group learning assessment methods.

This book will be of interest to all working in the area of group learning, including theoreticians, researchers or professional level practitioners who want a solid grounding in group learning theory and research. Students of organizational behavior will benefit from having the group learning literature brought together in a single volume with chapters from leading researchers.

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SECTION I
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Team Learning Development and Adaptation
15
Configuring and Reconfiguring Groups
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About the author (2008)

Sessa is a research scientist who leads the Executive Selection Program at the Center for Creative Leadership in Greensboro, North Carolina.

MANUEL LONDON is Professor of Management and Director of the Center for Labor/Management Studies in the Harriman School for Management and Policy at the State University of New York--Stony Brook.

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