Living the Future II 

Pre-Conference III

Tuesday, April 21, 1998
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sheraton Tucson Hotel [formerly Hotel Park Tucson], 5151 E. Grant Road
West Grove

The Learning Organization: Developing Skills to Work in Teams and Solve Problems

This workshop will expore the three disciplines of the learning organization that focus more directly on the individualís role and contribution: mental models, personal mastery and team learning. Participants will learn how to question assumptions, how t o engage in meaningul dialogue to develop a better understanding of problems and solve them, and how to improve both interpersonal and team communication. Although the context is the learning organization model, the workshop will be useful to anyone inte rested in improving their understanding of and skills ininterpersonal interaction and communication. Both presenters have experience in helping libraries explore how to become learning organizations. 

Shelley Phipps, Assistant Dean for Team Facilitation, The University of Arizona Library
Maureen Sullivan, Organizational Development Consultant

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