Advertisement

Identifying and Exploiting Group Learning Patterns for Counterterrorism

  • Horacio R. Trujillo
  • Brian A. Jackson
Part of the Integrated Series In Information Systems book series (ISIS, volume 18)

In this chapter, we describe a model for analyzing organizational learning in terrorist groups and suggest ways in which such a model can support counterterrorism analysis within the law enforcement and intelligence communities. Specifically, we discuss how such a model can contribute to the design of terrorism informatics and data analysis efforts.

Keywords

Tacit Knowledge Organizational Learning Explicit Knowledge Group Learn Terrorist Group 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. Argyris, C. and D. Schön, Organizational Learning: A Theory of Action Perspective, Reading: Addison-Wesley, 1978.Google Scholar
  2. Argyris, C. and D. Schön, Organizational Learning II: Theory, Method and Practice, Reading: Addison-Wesley, 1996.Google Scholar
  3. Carley, K. “Organizational Learning and Personnel Turnover,” Organization Science 3, pp. 20-46, 1992.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. Crossan, M.M., Lane, H.W., White, R.E. and Djurfeldt, L. (1995), “Organizational learning: dimensions for a theory”, The International Journal of Organizational Analysis, Vol. 3, No. 4, (October), pp.337-360.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. Cyert, R.M. and J. G. March, A Behavioral Theory of the Firm, Englewood Cliffs: Prentice Hall, 1963.Google Scholar
  6. Dodgson, M. “Organizational Learning: A review of some literature,” Organizational Studies 14, 1993, pp. 375-394.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. Easterby-Smith, M., and M. Crossan and D. Nicolini, “Organizational Learning: Debates Past, Present and Future,” Journal of Management Studies 37:6, September 2000.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. Fiol, C.M., and M.A. Lyles, Organizational Learning,” Academy of Management Review 10, pp. 803-813, 1985.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. Garratt, R., The Learning Organization, London: Fontana: Collins, 1987.Google Scholar
  10. Garvin, D.A., “Building a Learning Organization,” Harvard Business Review 71, July-August, 1993, pp.78-91.Google Scholar
  11. Hedberg, B. “How Organizations Learn and Unlearn” in Handbook of Organizational Design, Volume 1, P.C. Nyström and W.H. Starbuck, editors, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 3-27, 1981.Google Scholar
  12. Huber, G.P., Organizational Learning:“The contributing process and the literatures,” Organizational Science 2, pp. 88-115.Google Scholar
  13. Kim, D.H., “The link between individual and organizational learning,” Sloan Management Review, Fall 1993, pp. 37-50.Google Scholar
  14. Lipshitz, R. M. Popper, and V. Friedman, “A Multifacet Model of Organizational Learning,” The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 38:1, March 2002CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  15. McGill, M.E., and J.W. Slocum, Jr., “Unlearning the Organization,” Organization Dynamics 22, pp. 67-79, Autumn 1993.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  16. March, J.G. and J.P. Olsen, “The uncertainty of the past: Organizational learning under ambiguity,” European Journal of Policy Review 3:2, pp. 147-171, 1975.Google Scholar
  17. Miller, D., “A preliminary topology of organizational learning: Synthesizing the literature,” Journal of Management, 22:3, pp. 485-505,Google Scholar
  18. Romme, G., and R. Dillen, “Mapping the Landscape of Organizational Learning,” European Management Journal 15:1, 1997.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  19. Senge, P. The Fifth Discipline: The art and practice of the learning organization, New York:Doubleday, 1990.Google Scholar
  20. Shrivastava, P. “A Typology of Organizational Learning Systems,” Journal of Management Studies 20, pp. 7-28, 1983.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Horacio R. Trujillo
    • 1
  • Brian A. Jackson
    • 2
  1. 1.RAND CorporationSanta MonicaUSA
  2. 2.Homeland Security ProgramRAND CorporationArlingtonUSA

Personalised recommendations