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The fifth discipline : the art and practice of the learning organization / Peter M. Senge.

Collection Type
Books
Variant Title
5th discipline.
Learning organization.
Originator
Senge, Peter M.
Publication
New York : Doubleday/Currency
Contents
How actions create our reality ... and how we can change it. "Give me a lever long enough ... and single-handed I can move the world" -- Does your organization have a learning disability? -- Prisoners of the system, or prisoners of our own thinking? -- The fifth discipline: the cornerstone of the learning organization. The laws of the fifth discipline -- A shift of mind -- Nature's templates: identifying the patterns that control events -- The principle of leverage -- The art of seeing the forest and the trees -- The core disciplines: building the learning organization. Personal mastery -- Mental models -- Shared vision -- Team learning -- Prototypes. Openness -- Localness -- A manager's time -- Ending the war between work and family -- Microworlds: the technology of the learning organization -- The leader's new work -- Coda. A sixth discipline? -- Rewriting the code -- The indivisible whole -- Appendix 1: The learning disciplines -- Appendix 2: Systems archetypes.
Date
c1990.
Edition
1st ed.
Description
viii, 424 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
From President's Office, 2003.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [391]-409) and index.
ISBN
0385260946 :
GUSN
146223
Call Number
Hum. Res. HD58.9.S46 1990
Descriptive terms
Educational Environment
Efficiency
Learning
Organization and Administration
Organizational effectiveness.
School Organization
Teams in the workplace.

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