In the end though, it's their method of learning that distinguishes teams from groups… team members always have a common goal, regardless of the product - the goal of helping each other learn to perform better.
From The Fifth Discipline
The total absence of meaningful practice or rehearsal is probably the predominant factor that keeps most management teams from being effective learning units.
Learning is eventually always about action.
From The Deming Route To Quality
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 20 or 80. [Henry Ford]
Speed and difficulty are the enemy of learning.
From Surfing the Edge of Chaos
From Agile Development in the Large
Learning and change processes are part of each other. Change is a learning process and learning is a change process.
From The Aesthetics of Change
All simple and complex regulation as well as learning involve feedback. Contexts of learning and change are therefore principally concerned with altering or establishing feedback.
From The Lean Startup
I've come to believe that learning is the essential unit of progress for startups.
Qualitative learning is a necessary companion to quantitative testing.
From Managing the Design Factory
In life, we design most processes for repetitive activities because a process is a way of preserving learning that occurs when doing an activity. … We need to find some way to preserve what we have learned without discouraging people from doing new things.
From Situated learning - Legitimate Peripheral Participation
A learning curriculum is thus characteristic of a community.
From Ackoff's Best
Development of individuals and corporations is more a matter of learning than earning.
From Surely You're Joking Mr Feynman
They didn't even know what they "knew". I don't know what's the matter with people: they don't learn by understanding; they learn by some other way - by rote, or something. Their knowledge is so fragile.
From Management of the Absurd
Ex-convicts are better able to rehabilitate prison inmates than is the prison staff. Ex-drug addicts are more successful in getting other addicts off drugs than are psychiatrists. Students learn more from each other than they do from their professors.
From Experiential Learning: Beginning
If there is no provocation, there is no learning.
From What Did You Say?
Learning is what feedback is all about.
From Brain Rules
Students learn better from words and pictures than from words alone.
Students learn better when corresponding words and pictures are presented simultaneously rather than successively.
Students learn better when corresponding words and pictures are presented near to each other rather than far apart on the page or screen.
Students learn better when extraneous material is excluded rather than included.
Students learn better from animation and narration than from animation and on-screen text.
Spaced learning is greatly superior to massed learning.
From Measuring and managing performance in organizations
When outcomes are revealed so slowly, learning is difficult.