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Self-regulated learning and knowledge sharing in the workplace

Margaryan, Anoush; Milligan, Colin; Littlejohn, Allison; Hendrix, Donna and Graeb-Koenneker, Sebastian (2009). Self-regulated learning and knowledge sharing in the workplace. In: Organizational Learning, Knowledge and Capabilities Conference, 28 Apr 2009, Amsterdam.

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Abstract

This study explores how experts in a global multinational company self-regulate their learning. It investigates experts‟ perceptions of the impact of knowledge sharing on their learning and work. Findings indicate that self-regulated learning (SRL) is a highly social process that is structured by and deeply integrated with work tasks. Experts tend to draw heavily upon their personal networks of trusted colleagues in the process of diagnosing and attaining their learning goals. In contradiction to existing models, SRL in the workplace does not appear to be a clearly delineated, linear process comprised of discrete stages. Further research is needed to understand tacit practices of SRL in the workplace.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Keywords: knowledge sharing; self-regulated learning; Workplace Learning; Professional Learning;
Academic Unit/School: Learning and Teaching Innovation (LTI) > Institute of Educational Technology (IET)
Learning and Teaching Innovation (LTI)
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Item ID: 42286
Depositing User: Allison Littlejohn
Date Deposited: 18 Oct 2017 15:58
Last Modified: 08 Dec 2018 02:38
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/42286
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