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

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Doubleday/Currency, 1990 - Business & Economics - 424 pages
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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This book is the seminal statement of systems thinking – the philosophic idea that knowledge is increasingly aligned in groups of thought. And the goal of systems thinking is to produce an ... Read full review

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Definitely challenged my thinking of processes and how one event effects another. However, beyond the main concept, I found the book sluggish and difficult to implement. Read full review

Contents

Give Me a Lever Long Enough and SingleHanded
3
The Laws of the Fifth Discipline
57
A Shift of Mind
68
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