Free L&D Network Session (Brisbane) – 9-8.30am, Mon 4 Sep 2017 – The Impact of Cultural Maturity on Learning

This session will explore how culture maturity, particularly in relation to how risk and uncertainty is responded to within organisation, influences informal and formal learning. SESSION TITLE: The impact of culture maturity on learning TOPICS COVERED: * The concept of organisational culture on a maturity spectrum. * Fragility and the risk paradox. * Risk, learning and…

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