Topic: Organizational Learning

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The Learning Construction Site: Unlearning and Rebuilding New Knowledge

I grew up and was educated in Rome, Italy. The European didactic style tends to be more theoretical and less interactive than that of …

Nurturing Systemic Wisdom Through Knowledge Ecology

As companies struggle to meet the growing need for quick responses to strategic opportunities and dangers, a profound evolutionary process has been unfolding over …

Are Your Decisions Today Creating Your Future Competitors? Avoiding the Outsourcing Trap

Since the mid-1990s, a tidal wave of firms have begun outsourcing all or part of their products and services. The two remaining U. S.

Journey to Chaos and Back: Unlearning in Workplace Training Programs

Have you ever tried to drive on the left side of the road if you are born in a country in which one drives …

The World Cafe: Living Knowledge Through Conversations That Matter

Consider all the learning that occurs as people move from place to place inside and outside an organization, carrying insights and ideas from one …

Flexing a Different Conversational “Muscle”: The Practice of Dialogue

Today, many management theorists and practitioners argue that organizations are attempting to move from one paradigm, or worldview, to another (see “How Dialogue Supports …

Learning As a Biological Process

Imagine yourself walking from your car to the office. On the small patch of lawn adjacent to the parking lot, you see 20 employees …

Integrating Systems Thinking and Design Thinking

As readers of this newsletter are aware, systems thinking is evolving as an alternative to the old paradigms. Richard Mattessich wrote that “systems thinking …

The Learning Family: Bringing the Five Disciplines Home

Roger and his wife June had been struggling with differing views about how to bring up their children. Recently, Roger attended a program about …

New Leadership in a Web 2.0 World

Snce the emergence of the World Wide Web in the early 1990s, an array of technologies and tools has evolved at an exponentially increasing …