This book advances a design--based approach for the investigation and creation of sustainable organizations. The learning--by--design framework is utilized to examine learning in six successful companies in different industries and national settings and provides a roadmap for improving systematic learning in organizations. * Investigates learning--by--design in successful companies. * Focuses on the choices organizations make about the design of learning mechanisms. * Built around six detailed case studies taken from different industries and national settings. * Provides a framework for improving the conditions for systematic and sustainable learning in organizations. * Offers a clear process model for action and change.