This work features a practical, accessible, and well-grounded exploration of organizational learning as the key to continued organizational success and survival. It is well-anchored in theory and practice. It features practical approach. It offers concrete advice to managers who wish to improve their organization's performance by increasing the breadth, depth, and speed of learning. It contains wealth of in-depth examples that can be easily adapted and applied. Breadth of material is covered and synthesized. Garvin describes and integrates a vast literature on organizational learning, drawing on evidence from diverse fields. The findings in these fields have critical implications for managers, but they have never before been assembled together or translated into accessible, non-technical prose.