Innovation in Promoting Learning Culture in your Organization Dr Emily Ang Head, Oncology Nursing, NCIS NUHS Deputy Director , Evidenced-based Practice, NUH Adjunct Associate Professor Alice Lee Centre Nursing Studies, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS Ad
Interview with Jasmine • Teaching and learning • Critical inquiry • Evidence-based practice • Consistent standard of practice • Extended role of nurses • Support of senior nurse on the “ground”
Context • National University Cancer Institute Singapore − Inpatients − Ambulatory • Staff strength :300 +
Innovation “Bring in new ideas” ; “make changes” Oxford Dictionary
Learning “Get knowledge of or skill by study, experience, or being taught” Oxford Dictionary
Culture “Way of living of a group of people” Macquarie Dictionary
How does one go about creating it? Challenge of finding ways to create the results it desires
Change happens all the time. Its easy to create Change. The hard part in creating change that Is both SUSTAINING and TRANSFORMATIONAL
People are deeply engaged with the change process, personally and emotionally. This is change that requires learning
What Is Learning? “Is continually enhancing one’s capability to create, think, relate and act in a productive way” Hutchens, D (2000), p.54.
Learning is innate What can be do to trigger this innate learning in ways to help us achieve the things that matter to us the most?
Learning Organization Framework
Peter Senge, in The Fifth Discipline Fieldbook (Doubleday, 1994),pp.15-47
Domain of Change
will we pursue our goals in a way that engages people hearts and spirits?â€™
• Engagement • Open communication • Strengths – New experience – Challenging assignment • Opportunities to explore areas other than work • Flexible • Support
• Teaching and learning • Critical inquiry • Evidence-based practice • Consistent standard of practice • Extended role of nurses • Support of senior nurse on the “ground”
Employee Engagement Survey 2011
Donâ€™t give up !!
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