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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Fifth discipline : the art and practice of the learning organization /
Author Senge, Peter M.
Publisher Doubleday/Currency,
Year Published 1994
OCLC Number 31914487
ISBN 0385260954
Subjects Organizational effectiveness ; Work groups ; Organization and Administration ; Efficiency ; Learning ; Educational Environment--ericd ; School Organization--ericd
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBM  HD58.9.S46 1994 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 01/17/2003
Edition A Currency paperback.
Collation xxiii, 423 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. {391}-409) and index.
Contents Notes
How our 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.