Strategizing is required, but the learning fostered is not necessarily pre-determined and linear in fashion. After all, life and the way that the economic marketplace shifts and changes are often unpredictable in the extreme. Similar in the ways that the parts of a body must adjust to unexpected changes in the exterior environment, such as changes in temperature, the different components of the organization must adjust to the external economic environment to remain healthy and vital.
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The work practices that define a learning organization include investing in employees, team learning, and existing in a state of mutual interdependence so that employee's rights to be heard, to have decent wages and benefits, and to make a contribution to the organization are honored. Soliciting input, informing employees about necessary changes well in advance, and rewarding excellent levels of performance are common practices in most 'learning' organization such as Apple and Google. These organizations have created their own corporate cultures, their own unique corporate 'bodies.' Other organizations can learn from this model, even non-technologically-oriented companies. The conceptual framework of the organization as a 'body' or an organically-connected series of organs, processes, and functions that might be different but are vitally necessary must guide all corporate entities in the future.
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