Peter Senge

Peter Michael Senge (born 1947) is an American scientist and director of the Center for Organizational Learning at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He is known as author of the book The Fifth Discipline: The art and practice of the learning organization from 1990 (new edition 2006). He is a senior lecturer at the System Dynamics Group at MIT Sloan School of Management, and co-faculty at the New England Complex Systems Institute.

Society for Organizational Learning

The Education Revolution (Part 12): Peter Senge on the Future of Education

Here is an inspiring video of Peter Senge underscoring the purpose of education.

The Education Revolution (Part 8): Social Learning

Now that social networks are here to change the way we do business, we might as well have a look at how they enable us to learn better. Today, Harold Jarche published an excellent whitepaper on this subject and it includes a lot of organizational truthtelling.

Mindset, Membership and the Matthew Effect

I have grown up with the firm belief that in order to achieve something in life you need to have a degree. Although I resent that statement with all of my heart I have come to a point that I no longer can deny it.

The Education Revolution (Part 1): Sir Ken Robinson

In this poignant, funny follow-up to his 2006 talk, Sir Ken Robinson makes the case for a radical shift from standardized schools to personalized learning.

Love & Work (Part 2) – The Meaning of Life

Love and work bring meaning to life. The hardest part to align them according to our strengths. Happiness turns out to be about knowing our strengths. But first things first: what is it exactly we are after?

What about Chris Argyris?

A few weeks ago at work Danny pointed out that after more than two years of posting articles on this blog I have never mentioned Chris Argyris. Well … what can I say? Shame on me!

Shut up!! (The Best Management Advice Ever)

This is one of those articles which is as much meant for myself as it could be helpful to you – dear reader.

The Laws of Systems Thinking

Refresher’s Course “Nature loves a balance,but many times human decision makers act contrary to the balances and pay the price.” Peter Senge (*) says. The human body requires “homeostasis” to survive, so does any other system, be it an organization or a society.   So here’s to systems thinking. Ten laws to disolve our day-to-day […]