Effective management of a learning organization: creating opportunities for informal learning

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Rasa Dobrzinskiene
Giedre Pauriene
Dmytro Melnychuk
Liudmyla Mohelnytska
Yuliia Sahachko
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Changes in innovation and technology, globalization processes, increasing competition determine changes in the activities of learning organizations (educational institutions). Effective management helps manage these changes and meet emerging challenges. The concept of learning organizations is closely related to future perspectives, perceptions of an institution that is constantly evolving and changing. Those changes affect not only the institution itself but also its employees who need to change, improve, and meet the challenges that arise with it. In order to overcome such changes, not only the purposeful lifelong learning is important, but also the self-directed learning. In both cases, this can only be achieved with innovative and focused leadership that facilitates a variety of forms of employee learning. The essence of effective management in learning organizations is related to the goals pursued jointly both by the organization itself and its employees because otherwise it will be difficult to improve and change. With this in mind, the aim of the article is to identify effective management solutions that help to improve the self-learning of employees in this case the teachers. To achieve the goal, the tasks are formulated to discuss the concepts of effective management and learning organization, to describe the theoretical aspects of self-learning; to reveal the self-learning strategies of the learning organization which is the school. Thus, the research highlighted the opportunities provided by the effective management of learning organizations, reflected in self-learning, for the development of employees so that their skills and knowledge are constantly updated. Emphasized self-learning strategies - practical work, observation, communication and collaboration, reflection, reading - are preliminary guidelines for creating a suitable learning environment within the organization.


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Rasa Dobrzinskiene, Mykolas Romeris University

Ph. D. of Humanities Sciences. Work at the university has been lasting for 8 years. Teached disciplines: rhetoric and academic writing methodology, business communication, international law enforcement cooperation, professional ethics of police officers. Scientific interests: rhetoric, professional ethics of police officers, subject language. 

Giedre Pauriene, Mykolas Romeris University

Ph. D. of Social Sciences in Education. Work at the university has been lasting for 12 years. Teached disciplines: Professional German, Professional Ethics, Intercultural Communication, Methodology of Science, etc. Conducts research in the field of education. Scientific interests: factors of choosing a profession, problems of teaching/learning ESP, competence and informal learning, development of intercultural competence, professional ethics of police officers.

Dmytro Melnychuk, Zhytomyr Polytechnic State University

Doctor of Economics, Associate Professor, Professor of Department of Psychology and Social Welfare. He teaches disciplines taught: economics, social and humanitarian policy, human resource management. Scientific interests: economics, social policy, social welfare, humanitarian policy, human capital. ResearcherID: ABI-5505-2020

Liudmyla Mohelnytska, Zhytomyr Polytechnic State University

PhD in Philology, Associate Professor, Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics. PhD in Philology, Associate Professor, Head of Department at Zhytomyr Polytechnic State University, Zhytomyr, Ukraine. She has been teaching practical and theoretical courses of English as a foreign language for more than 20 years at graduate, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. She has presented and published more than 60 research studies in the field of linguistics and methods of teaching English at different scientific conferences and in journals both at international and national levels. Her research interests include cognitive and communicative linguistics, English for specific and academic purposes, information and communication technologies in language processing.  

Yuliia Sahachko, State Biotechnological University

Candidate of Economic Sciences (2015), Associate Professor (2019),  the Assistant Professor of the Management, Business and Administration of the State Biotechnological University. She teaches disciplines taught: "Innovation Management", "Innovation Management", "Civil Service",  Methods of Management Decision Making", "Administrative Management". Scientific interests: The mechanism of increasing competitiveness, development of economic and production-technological potential of subjects of agro-industrial production. Author of more than 100 scientific works. ScopusID https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=57210152077.


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