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Building Communities of Commitment

Creating learning organizations takes more than a collection of individuals working toward the same cause; it requires building a community of learners who are …

A Community-Enrichment Plan: Print Your Own Money

I just got a thick envelope in the mail, and when I opened it, money fell out. Four bills, to be exact, along with …

Balancing Loops with Delays

A simple balancing loop can be thought of as a basic control loop. In this type of feedback loop, any discrepancies between desired …

Transformational Learning: A Blueprint for Organizational Change

Attempting to bring about organizational change through the internal transformation of individuals is difficult, yet it may be the most effective way. The belief …

The Evolution of a Shared Vision

Margaret Wheatley describes vision not just as a destination but as a field that permeates the organization, affecting all employees who bump against it.

Too Many Boats on the Horizon

Today, fully one-third of the 200 fisheries worldwide monitored by the U.N.’s Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO) are depleted or being overfished…. This view …

Creating a New Workplace: Making a Commitment to Community

These comments came from production workers at Rhino Foods, a specialty dessert producer in Vermont. Although I have worked with many companies, the spirit …

Human Dynamics: A Foundation for the Learning Organization

In The Fifth Discipline, Peter Senge posed the question, “How can a team of committed managers with individual IQs above 120 have a collective …

Detroit’s Juggling Act: Balancing Production and Quality

Truck sales are on a roll…. US sales of light trucks stormed ahead 24% in January, to 416,828 vehicles, easily outpacing a 7.8% rise …