The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of the Learning Organization

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Doubleday/Currency, 1990 - Business & Economics - 424 pages
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An MIT Professor's pathbreaking book on building "learning organizations" -- corporations that overcome inherent obstacles to learning and develop dynamic ways to pinpoint the threats that face them and to recognize new opportunities. Not only is the learning organization a new source of competitive advantage, it also offers a marvelously empowering approach to work, one which promises that, as Archimedes put it, "with a lever long enough... single-handed I can move the world."

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Giving it 5 stars due to a lot of wisdom/gems that helped me better understand my own organization and where we had significant learning disabilities. I read this two years ago and liked it, read it ... Read full review

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Giving it 5 stars due to a lot of wisdom/gems that helped me better understand my own organization and where we had significant learning disabilities. I read this two years ago and liked it, read it ... Read full review

Contents

Does Your Organization Have a Learning Disability?
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Prisoners of the System or Prisoners of Our Own Thinking?
27
PART II
55
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PETER M. SENGE is the founding chairperson of the Society for Organizational Learning and a senior lecturer at MIT. He is the co-author of "The Fifth Discipline Fieldbook, The Dance of Change," and "Schools That Learn "(part of the Fifth Discipline Fieldbook series)" "and has lectured extensively throughout the world. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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