1.Please provide a scholarly definition of “Organization learning (from a peer-reviewed journal.) There are many differing definition of OL – and many opinions on precisely how organizations learn ( or if they can even learn at all). Some notable theorists include Chris Argyris, Peter Senge, Bente ELKjaer, James G. March, Herbert A Simon, Mark Easterbay-Smith, and Fiol & Lyles, among innumerable others.
2. Is there a difference between the notion of Organizational Learning (OL) and that of the “Learning Organization (LO)? Are we anthropomorphizing organizations when we say that they “learn”?
3) Please describe the extent to which you believe Google is also a “Learning Organization” If so, how does the organization “learn”? What has organization “learned, and through what mechanism (s)?