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Toward Organizational Learning in the Singapore Police Force

Over the past two years, organizational learning has grown from a buzzword into an integral feature of the Singapore Police Force. It has been …

Using Learning Histories to Design Management Innovation

The field of organizational learning has long offered a rich selection of tools — from devices such as the Ladder of Inference to causal …

Change as Challenge: Taking Stock of Organizational Learning

W ith the publication of The Fifth Discipline in 1990, Peter Senge added significant momentum to the growing field of organizational learning (OL). The …

Step-By-Step Stocks and Flows: Improving the Rigor of Your Thinking

The systems thinking community has always considered stock and flow diagrams to be important tools, and recognition of their key place in the …

Steps Toward Organizational Learning: The Swiss Post

In 1992 the Swiss Post started to transform itself from part of a public institution into an autonomous, efficient, and competitive public enterprise. With …

Double-Loop Knowledge Management

These are trying times for the field of knowledge management. Shunned by many as little more than yesterday’s information technology trotted out in today’s …

Organizational Learning at Philips Display Components

What are the potential gains and pitfalls of launching an organizational learning initiative in a company whose governance model has historically been “top-down”? The …

Drifting Goals: The Challenge of Conflicting Priorities

It’s 7:30 a.m., and you are hurriedly getting your children ready for the day. You finally buckle everyone into the car, rush across town, …

Moonlighting in Germany

Imagine taking on a grueling second job in order to make ends meet—and then finding out that new tax laws will slash almost in …

The Ladder of Inference

How we act depends on how we understand the situation we are in. Our understandings often seem obvious to us, as if they were …