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Assessment of Learning Organization Practice and Disciplines in Case of Sire District Public Health Office, Arsi Zone, Oromia Region, Ethiopia, 2018
European Journal of Preventive Medicine
Volume 8, Issue 6, November 2020, Pages: 106-112
Received: Sep. 10, 2020; Accepted: Sep. 25, 2020; Published: Dec. 4, 2020
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Biniam Worku Hailu, Human Resource Development and Management Directorate, Oromia Regional Health Bureau, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Learning Organizations are organizations where people continually expand their capacity to create the results they truly desire, where new and expansive patterns of thinking are nurtured, where collective aspirations are set free and where people are continually learning how to learn together. The aim of this study was to assess Learning organization practice and disciplines in case of Sire District Public health office. Learning organization if implemented in the health institutions it enables ignition of newly created more another’s learning organization units moreover, learning organization concept if implemented in the organization it can enables organization to achieve their goal systematically besides this, it also enhance employees their job commitment whereas, the organization not implemented learning organization concept might be opposite of this or vice versa. The study employed qualitative case-study design in sire District public health office. Document review, in depth interview and Focus group discussion with flexible probing techniques were employed to collect the data from 3 key informants and 2 FGD from January 1, 2018 to January 11, 2018. A semi structured interview guide was prepared to explore key informants’ idea about current situation and efforts made to enable organization to be a learning organization and also thematic analyses were used to analyze the findings of the study. The study result revealed that the organization assessed in both parameter of learning organization (five disciplines Peter Senge and Pedler et al criteria of practice of learning organization) the organization was practiced preponderance of learning organization concept was practiced within five disciplines of learning organizations there were implemented in their office. The finding of the study revealed that sire district public health office was practiced learning organization and disciplines in there organization that was exercised as good and the organization also participate entire employees and stakeholders to carry out organizational plan that were align with national strategies of the country moreover, the organization had created enabling learning opportunities to enhance a learning organization among themselves and others.
Learning Organization, Practice and Disciplines, Ethiopia
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Biniam Worku Hailu, Assessment of Learning Organization Practice and Disciplines in Case of Sire District Public Health Office, Arsi Zone, Oromia Region, Ethiopia, 2018, European Journal of Preventive Medicine. Vol. 8, No. 6, 2020, pp. 106-112. doi: 10.11648/j.ejpm.20200806.12
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