Artifacts, Norms and Assumptions
Reflect on the organization in which you work.
Identify some of the artifacts and note what they represent to
you and other employees.
List some of the espoused values and shared assumptions.
Identify some behaviors (in communication and decision making)
that reflect some of the values and assumptions.
Answer the question:Do the values and assumptions help or
hinder moving the organization into a learning organization?
When preparing your response to at least two of your classmates,
consider the following:
Are the values and assumptions of their organization in
alignment with the philosophy of the learning organization?
Are there some values and assumptions that do not support the
learning organization concept (example: “we dont change the way we
do things around here”)?
How can the organization change to be more high-performance,
Respond to at least two of your fellow students’ postings.