Covered a topic I had previously never thought about.
Please note the pages on this book have been produced with bevelled or rough edge to create an old style look. The publisher has deliberately chosen to produce the book this way.
Completely Updated and Revised.
This revised edition of Peter Senge's bestselling classic, "The Fifth Discipline," is based on fifteen years of experience in putting the book'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 in the book demonstrate the many ways that the core ideas in "The Fifth Discipline," many of which seemed radical when first published in 1990, have become deeply integrated into people's ways of seeing the world and their managerial practices.
In "The Fifth Discipline," Senge describes how companies can rid themselves of the learning "disabilities" that threaten their productivity and success by adopting the strategies of learning organizations, ones in which new and expansive patterns of thinking are nurtured, collective aspiration is set free, and people are continually learning how to create results they truly desire.
The updated and revised Currency edition of this business classic contains over one hundred pages of new material based on interviews with dozens of practitioners at companies like BP, Unilever, Intel, Ford, HP, Saudi Aramco, and organizations like Roca, Oxfam, and The World Bank. It features a new Foreword about the success Peter Senge has achieved with learning organizations since the book's inception, as well as new chapters on Impetus (getting started), Strategies, Leaders' New Work, Systems Citizens, and Frontiers for the Future.
Mastering the disciplines Senge outlines in the book will:
"Forget your old, tired ideas about leadership. The most successful corporation of the 1990s will be something called a learning organization." -- Fortune Magazine.
Number Of Pages: 445
Published: 21st March 2006
Publisher: DOUBLEDAY & CO
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.61 x 15.75 x 2.79
Weight (kg): 0.52