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The Learning Organization: From Vision to Reality

Building learning organizations requires more than just “re-engineering” our existing structures. It requires a whole new vision of what organizations can become and a …

Capturing the Knowledge of “100,000 of the World’s Brightest People”

When Sir John Browne, CEO of oil and gas giant BP, wrote the above words, he captured the promise of knowledge management in arrestingly …

Engaging Head, Hand, and Heart at the Carrollton Police Department

Carrollton, Texas, is a suburb of 115,000 plus citizens in Northwest Dallas. The Carrollton Police Department (CPD) has 161 sworn personnel, 78 civilian personnel, …

Acting and Thinking Systemically

In the summer of 2006, a group of local foundations supported the leaders of Calhoun County Michigan (population 100,000), in developing a 10-year plan …

Making a Garden Out of a Jungle: The Power of “Third Places”

In 1989 sociologist Ray Oldenburg recorded the sharp decline of “third places” in America with his ground-breaking book The Great Good Place: Cafes, Coffee …

How Attractive Can Our Communities Be?

Over the past year, hundreds of citizens in my home town of Asheville, NC, have come together to create a list of goals for …

From Hero as Leader to Servant as Leader

An organizational and spiritual awakening is currently taking place. On the eve of the new millennium, more and more people are seeking deeper meaning …