Managers ’ role in the facilitation of workplace learning Anoush Margaryan, Colin Milligan and Allison Littlejohn Caledonian Academy, Glasgow Caledonian University ,UK This presentation is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 3.0 Unported Licence
In the workplace other people are an important source of learning - ‘significant others’
Managers are key actors
How are managers ’ facilitative roles perceived by those they supervise?
What are the similarities and differences in how these roles are experienced by novices, experts and mid-career professionals?
Managers are responsible for “ building organisations where people are continually expanding their capabilities to shape their future - that is leaders are responsible for learning ” (Senge, 1990, p. 9). ‘ Managers are the only people who can be truly effective in making learning happen ” (ibid, p. 46).