PETER SENGE An American scientist born in 1947. Strategist of the Century” Director of centre for Organisational Learning at MIT school of Management. Author of “The Fifth Discipline” in 1990. In his book he explain about the concept of learning organisation.
LEARNING ORGANISATION A learning organization is the term given to a company that facilitates the learning of its members and continuously transforms itself. A learning organization is a place where people are continually discovering how they create their reality.”
Why is Organizational LearningImportant?Stability is yielding to changeChange is constantRate of change is increasing geometrically Technology Science Standard of living
Why should organizations become Learning OrganizationFor companies to be able to adapt to changing environments and stay ahead of their competition To improve the workforce skill-set To improve communication among employees To improve morale and productivity and make theemployees feel like they are an important entity ofthe company.To overcome companies weaknesses and to utilizetheir strength more efficiently
Systems Thinking Thinking about language of describing & understanding. Interrelationship shapes behavior of system.
Personal MasteryConsidered the “spirit” of organizational learningDeveloping, focusing individual visionCreative tension moves the individual toward a solution.
Mental ModelsWhy Best Ideas Fail.Mental models determine how we take actionMental models are so powerful - because they affect what we see
Shared VisionA Common sharing of vision.A shared vision is a vision that many people are truly committed to and it reflects their own personal vision.
Team LearningMembers works together.Importance of dialog and group discussion.Recognize and resolve negative patterns.Requires discipline and trust
ConclusionA learning organization is a place where people are continually discovering how they create their reality.”The environment really matters in the learning activity.Learning encourages creativity which is essential for organizational development.