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Mar 21, 2006
| ISBN 9780385517256
Mar 31, 2010
| ISBN 9780307477644
Jul 05, 2000
| 259 Minutes
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Mar 21, 2006 | ISBN 9780385517256
Mar 31, 2010 | ISBN 9780307477644
Jul 05, 2000 | ISBN 9780553752267
MORE THAN ONE MILLION COPIES IN PRINT • “One of the seminal management books of the past seventy-five years.”—Harvard Business Review This revised edition of the bestselling classic is based on fifteen years of experience in putting Peter Senge’s ideas into practice. As Senge makes clear, in the long run the only sustainable competitive advantage is your organization’s ability to learn faster than the competition. The leadership stories demonstrate the many ways that the core ideas of the Fifth Discipline, many of which seemed radical when first published, have become deeply integrated into people’s ways of seeing the world and their managerial practices. Senge describes how companies can rid themselves of the learning blocks that threaten their productivity and success by adopting the strategies of learning organizations, in which new and expansive patterns of thinking are nurtured, collective aspiration is set free, and people are continually learning how to create the results they truly desire. Mastering the disciplines Senge outlines in the book will: • Reignite the spark of genuine learning driven by people focused on what truly matters to them• Bridge teamwork into macrocreativity• Free you of confining assumptions and mindsets• Teach you to see the forest and the trees• End the struggle between work and personal time This updated edition contains more than one hundred pages of new material based on interviews with dozens of practitioners at companies such as BP, Unilever, Intel, Ford, HP, and Saudi Aramco and organizations such as Roca, Oxfam, and The World Bank.
Senge’s best-selling The Fifth Discipline led Business Week to dub him the "new guru" of the corporate world; here he offers executives a step-by-step guide to building "learning organizations" of their own.
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… More about Peter M. Senge
“Forget your old, tired ideas about leadership. The most successful corporation . . . will be something called a learning organization.”—Fortune
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