Organizational Learning Survey

This is an informal survey designed to gather the perspectives of a variety of people on how learning is manifested in their organization. Anyone who has worked in an organization in any capacity is invited to participate. Results will be shared online via the Learning Organization Academy website and reported on at various relevant conferences, including NERCOMP 2012. Respondent anonymity is assured. Questions and comments may be addressed to David Wedaman at
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    I look forward to going to work
    Work is a compelling and rewarding part of my life
    I feel like I am valued at work for who I am
    I believe my organization has my best interests in mind
    I feel like I have ample opportunities to grow and develop in my workplace
    I am allowed to research, learn, or get involved in what I think is important
    I feel like I can talk with my colleagues on any subject; even about inter-personal problems
    I feel like my organization can adapt to any challenge
    The general mood of my workplace is happy
    There are lots of opportunities to have fun and play while we're doing work
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    Group reflection after a key project or event
    Input from all members in strategic planning
    Clear norms around interpersonal behavior
    Clear norms around internal communication
    Meetings that are effective, efficient, and collaborative
    Opportunity for all staff to identify problems
    Emphasis on individual growth and development
    Opportunity to take time to study or research a problem or develop a new idea
    Opportunities to address and resolve interpersonal tension or conflict
    Opportunity to have fun and relax and do silly things
    Sunny, light-filled, positive work space
    Self-determination of your work goals
    Opportunity to question leadership or strategic directions
    Celebration of staff for hard work, difficult problems solved, or key projects
    Opportunity to give feedback on your supervisor's behavior
    Support for re-educating staff in emerging fields
    "Safe Spaces" where you can say what you really think
    Opportunities for yoga, calisthenics, or other physical movement
    Lots of ways to keep up with what other staff are doing
    Opportunity to work on cross-functional teams
    Support of professional development, conferences, personal research
    Dedicated staff who study and document your workplace culture
    Clear norms around external communication
    Freedom over how you allot your time
    Support of risky, innovative experiments
    Support of occasional "failures"
    Opportunities to read and discuss relevant literature together
    A feeling that everyone is accepted for who they are
    Opportunities for veteran staff to mentor newer members
    Clear organizational values
    Opportunities to learn through play
    Access to toys, gadgets, new collaborative tools, and other ways to explore new ways of working together
    Access to the computers and other resources you need to do your job
    Sufficient staffing
    Sufficiently trained staff
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