Sector: Social Change

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STOP ’til You Drop” (Your Credit-Card Debt)

As we begin the busiest shopping season of the year, retailers may be in for a big surprise. While holiday shopping usually has people …

Shifting the Burden Revisited: Turtles All the Way Down

There is an old story about a student who asked his master, “Teacher, what holds up the world?” The teacher paused for a moment …

Rethinking Leadership in the Learning Organization

How many times have we heard statements like these and simply accepted them as “the way things are?” CEOs and other top executives talk …

Ishmael: Cultural Dialogue

“TEACHER seeks pupil. Must have an earnest desire to save the world. Apply in person.” Thus begins Ishmael, a compelling exploration of our shared assumptions …

The Leader’s Journey

Much has been written over the years about leadership — the skills required, the dynamics involved, the characteristics displayed by outstanding leaders, and so …

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 …

The Spirit of the Learning Organization

At one point in the movie Excalibur, King Arthur lay weakened in bed as his whole kingdom crumbled around him. Most of his knights …

The Emergence of Learning Communities

Meeting the challenges that face our society today will require us to go beyond traditional organizational, gender, and ethnic boundaries. Learning in community offers …

Is Our Society Addicted to Welfare?

The riots in Los Angeles several months ago focused the nation’s attention on social issues surrounding the urban poor. In the wake of these events, …