A MacIntyrian perspective on organisational learning

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dc.contributor.author Halliday, John en_US
dc.contributor.author Johnsson, Mary en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-28T09:52:23Z
dc.date.available 2010-05-28T09:52:23Z
dc.date.issued 2009 en_US
dc.identifier 2009000348 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Halliday John and Johnsson Mary 2009, 'A MacIntyrian perspective on organisational learning', Management Learning, vol. 41, no. 1, pp. 37-51. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1350-5076 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/9853
dc.description.abstract This article examines the meaning of organizational learning (OL) from a MacIntyrian perspective. Key MacIntyrian terms such as practice, institution and relational dependence are explained and related to OL. It is argued that much of the literature concerned with OL, including that concerned with Communities of Practice, misses the moral and relational dimensions of organizations. An alternative MacIntyrian perspective considers the enduring nature of practices which transcends both individual and organizational interests. The notion of relational dependence extends practical involvement to consideration of what is in the collective interest even where people fundamentally disagree. Such dependence involves generosity towards others and the recognition that conflict is inevitable and desirable. The article concludes with an outline of what OL might be and some indicators of success. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher SAGE Publications en_US
dc.relation.hasversion Accepted manuscript version
dc.relation.isbasedon http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1350507609347589 en_US
dc.title A MacIntyrian perspective on organisational learning en_US
dc.parent Management Learning en_US
dc.journal.volume 41 en_US
dc.journal.number 1 en_US
dc.publocation London, UK en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 37 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 51 en_US
dc.cauo.name FASS.Education Group en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 130200 en_US
dc.personcode 0000054455 en_US
dc.personcode 997782 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Curriculum and Pedagogy en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords Alasdair MacIntyre; critical management studies; learning organization; organizational learning en_US
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dc.staffid 997782 en_US


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