Replying to LO26092
I am preparing the final work on masters study on the Faculty of
Organizational Sciences University of Maribor, Slovenia,
http://www.fov.uni-mb.si .The work is about the knowledge workers in the
Patrick Sue wrote:
> My interpretation is that Ana is referring to a (cyclical) process in
> which the knowledge is the implied object of the process. When Thomas
> Edison was inventing the light bulb (reportedly after 1000 tries), every
> try was a cycle. What he created each time (except for the last), was
> knowledge about how not to contruct a light bulb. That knowledge wasn't
> actually used in the process, but as input to the next attempt. The final
> bit of knowledge (how to make a sufficiently durable light bulb), was
> presumably used to manufacture light bulbs.
> > I'm convinced there is a learning cycle; I'm used to:
> > plan.. do.. check.. act (the famous Deming cycle)
> > or planning.. doing... reflecting.. connecting (based on Kolb's cycle).
I mean this is a learning spiral, not a learning cycle. Every Edison's try
was a cycle, but the result was on the higher level than the start. So I
thing it is a spiral.
I would also be glad to get some your opinions about the theme of my work:
about the knowledge workers in the process organizations.
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