Chapter 9 Quiz

Chapter 9 Summary of Key Points – Test Your Recall!

Fill in the blanks below to reinforce learning of the information presented in chapter 9.

Learning agility is a visceral (a)_______________ to ongoing ______________ of new ____________. The degree employees are allowed to (b)______________ their learning agility is dependent upon the organizational ______________. (c)_______________, _____________, and organizational _______________ do not impact learning agility. Those who (d)_______________ quickly stand a better chance of being more ________________. Learning agility is directly tied to (e)___________________ and studies have found that relying on learning agility is more reliable than ________________. Results agility pertains to (f)_______________ and ______________ thinking, while ___________ agility relates to the understanding of _____________ and the ability to ___________ effectively with people. (g) ___________ agility corresponds with that insatiable appetite for change and _____________ agility is the manifestation of being moved and getting things done. The most common association of (h)_______________ _______________, detected through the comments of ten CEOs, was to link learning agility to (h)_________________. The second most common way in which CEOs spoke of learning agility was in the realm of the need to be (i)___________ and to “keep up” and stay ___________________. CEOs emphasized the need to (j)____________each day in their reflections on learning agility. Some CEOs associated learning agility with (k)__________________ or_______________. In assessing learning agility, most CEOs used some form of (l)_____________________ in the following areas: _________________, ______________, and ____________________. Learning agility can be (m)______________ and it takes _____________, ______________, _____________, and a systematic approach from someone who is _____________ and ____________ to increasing their capacity to accomplish it.

Answer Key for Chapter 9 Summary

(a) commitment, learning, skills

(b) leverage, culture

(c) Gender, age, level

(d) learn, successful

(e) potential, performance

(f) critical, strategic, people, people, work

(g) Change, results

(h) learning agility, curiosity

(i) adaptive, relevant

(j) grow

(k) motivation, intelligence

(l) observation, application, performance, curiosity

(m)learned, grit, discipline, focus, persistent, committed