Much has been written on the topic of learning management within organizations, with the traditional view being that it is individuals and not organizations that are doing the learning. Is this an accurate assumption?
Although new knowledge is developed by individuals, the organization plays a role in gathering, vetting and dispersing that knowledge. And somewhere in between these two points is the concept of group knowledge networks – sometimes referred to as tribal or informal knowledge systems. So is it possible that individuals help the organization to actually learn?