Marilyn Darling

Marilyn Darling

Author

Marilyn is the co-developer of the principles and tools of Emergent Learning. She conducted in-depth research into the practice of real-time learning by the originators of the After Action Review and published findings in Harvard Business Review and other publications. Marilyn has led projects to improve strategic thinking and real-time learning and facilitated peer learning with a number of social sector clients, including Ford Foundation, Living Cities, Ontario Trillium Foundation, Annie E. Casey Foundation, Grantmakers for Effective Organizations, and Deaconess Foundation, among others. Marilyn is a founding member of the Society for Organizational Learning (SoL).

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Charting a Corporate Learning Strategy

Managers in many companies slay are struggling with one basic question: How do you actually create a learning organization? While the five disciplines described …

Putting Best Practices into Practice

Seeking out and spreading best practices throughout an organization — particularly a large organization — provides significant strategic advantages. The idea of identifying and …

Emergent Learning in Action: The After Action Review

Since the Industrial Revolution, our organizations and society at large have held three biases regarding learning. First, the transmission of knowledge from an outside …

Emergent Learning: Taking “Learning From Experience” To a New Level

Afundamental paradox of working in today’s fast-paced organizations is that we don’t have time to make mistakes, but we don’t have time to avoid …