The Fifth Discipline Fieldbook: Strategies and Tools for Building a Learning Organization

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Currency, Doubleday, 1994 - Business & Economics - 593 pages
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"Peter Senge's national bestseller, The Fifth Discipline, revolutionized the practice of management by introducing the theory of learning organizations. Now Dr. Senge moves from the philosophical to the practical by answering the first question all lovers of the learning organization ask: What do they do on Monday morning? The fieldbook is an immensely pragmatic guide. It shows how to create an organization of learners where memories are brought to life, where collaboration is the lifeblood of every endeavor, and where the tough questions are fearlessly asked. The stories in this book show that companies, businesses, schools, agencies, and even communities can undo their learning disabilities and achieve superior performance. If ever a book gave meaning to the phrase 'hands-on, ' this is it. Senge and his four co-authors cover it all: reinventing relationships, being loyal to the truth, strategies for developing personal mastery, building a shared vision, systems thinking in an organization, designing a dialogue session, strategies for team learning, organizations as communities, and designing an organization's governing ideas ..."--Page 2 of cover.

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The phrase "shared mental models" has become a cornerstone in my approach to teamwork. Read full review

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Peter M. Senge, senior lecturer at MIT and the founding chair of the Society for Organizational Learning (SoL), is the author or coauthor of several bestselling books, including The Fifth Discipline, Schools That Learn, and Presence. He was named as one of the 24 people who had "the greatest influence on business strategy over the last 100 years" by the Journal of Business Strategy.

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