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

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-146223

Description

viii, 424 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Organizational effectiveness.
Teams in the workplace.
Organization and Administration
Efficiency
Learning
Educational Environment
School Organization

Originator

Senge, Peter M.

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.

Publication

New York : Doubleday/Currency

Description

viii, 424 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [391]-409) and index.
From President's Office, 2003.

ISBN

0385260946 :

Call Number

Hum. Res. HD58.9.S46 1990

Edition

1st ed.

Variant Title

Learning organization.
5th discipline.