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Organisational Culture and Learning

Elaine Bell

ISBN 10: 3659495298 / ISBN 13: 9783659495298
Published by LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
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Paperback. 100 pages. Dimensions: 8.7in. x 5.9in. x 0.2in.The aim of this study was to explore the impact organisational cultures have on the learning experience of student nurses and identify the influencing factors. A case study approach was used. An in depth three dimensional picture was achieved using multiple data collection methods: interview, survey, observation and document analysis. The findings suggest that the DSHCS is perceived to be a sub-culture within a dominant civilian learning culture. Generally, the students and staff believed that the DSHCS is an excellent learning environment and that the defence students overall are high achievers. The common themes that appeared from the data were image, ethos, environment, discipline, support, welfare and a civilian versus military way of thinking. The learning experience of defence student nurses is very positive and enhanced by the positive learning culture of the civilian Higher Educational Institution. The factors influencing a positive learning experience that can be impacted by the overarching culture are discipline, image, ethos of adult learning, support and welfare. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9783659495298

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The aim of this study was to explore the impact organisational cultures have on the learning experience of student nurses and identify the influencing factors. A case study approach was used. An in depth three dimensional picture was achieved using multiple data collection methods: interview, survey, observation and document analysis. The findings suggest that the DSHCS is perceived to be a sub-culture within a dominant civilian learning culture. Generally, the students and staff believed that the DSHCS is an excellent learning environment and that the defence students overall are high achievers. The common themes that appeared from the data were image, ethos, environment, discipline, support, welfare and a civilian versus military way of thinking. The learning experience of defence student nurses is very positive and enhanced by the positive learning culture of the civilian Higher Educational Institution. The factors influencing a positive learning experience that can be impacted by the overarching culture are discipline, image, ethos of adult learning, support and welfare.

About the Author: Elaine Bell currently holds the position of Nursing and Midwifery Education Director at the Women and Children?s Health Network, South Australia. She has a Masters of Education and Social Research Methodology, and is presently a PhD candidate at Flinders University, South Australia. She has a keen interest in learning and organisational culture

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Title: Organisational Culture and Learning

Publisher: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing

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