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Individual learning and building organisational capacity for development

Johnson, Hazel and Thomas, Alan (2007). Individual learning and building organisational capacity for development. Public Administration and Development, 27(1) pp. 39–48.

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Abstract

Building capacities and capabilities for international development is an ongoing subject for debate, further fuelled by recent interest in learning and knowledge. This article focuses on how, and the extent to which, individual learners in education and training programmes for development policy and management interact with their organisations to build capacities and capabilities. It demonstrates some of the ways that individual learning and organisational capacity are linked by examining case studies from Uganda, Zimbabwe and South Africa. The article reflects on the complex nature of this interaction and on the broader challenges of linking learning to development. Copyright © 2006 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

Item Type: Journal Article
ISSN: 1099-162X
Extra Information: This is a preprint of an article published in Public Administration and Development, Vol 27, Issue 1, pp. 38-48.
Keywords: development policy and management; individual learning; organisational learning; capacities; capabilities
Academic Unit/Department: Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Engineering & Innovation
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: OpenSpace Research Centre (OSRC)
Innovation, Knowledge & Development research centre (IKD)
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Item ID: 6627
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Date Deposited: 01 Feb 2007
Last Modified: 06 Dec 2010 18:59
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/6627
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