A Learning Organization Analytical Essay by Write Fine

A Learning Organization
An analysis of Peter M. Senge's principles of the learning organization in his work "The Fifth Discipline".
# 112565 | 2,285 words | 6 sources | APA | 2009 | US
Published on Mar 01, 2009 in Education (Theory)

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The paper examines Peter Senge's work "The Fifth Discipline" and Kai Larsen's article "Learning Organizations" and their treatment of the learning organization. The paper explains Senge's 'Five Disciplines' model and the requirement of personal mastery, mental models and systems thinking. The paper then applies these principles to a Charter school and shows how a learning organization is one that is continually learning and setting higher goals, involving every team member in a bottom-up process of informing the organization. The paper posits that this concept applied in educational institutions will likely be more effective than the present NCLB high stakes agenda in today's schools.

Peter M. Senge: The Fifth Discipline
Personal Mastery
Mental Models and Systems Thinking
Application of Principles to a Charter School
Summary and Conclusion

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Five Disciplines: Peter Senge (2008) Value Based Management 25 Mar 2008. Online available at: http://www.valuebasedmanagement.net/methods_senge_five_disciplines.html
  • Larsen, Kai, et al (1996) The Learning Organization. Leader Values. Online available at: http://www.leader-values.com/Content/detail.asp?ContentDetailID=186
  • Senge, P (1990). The Fifth Discipline. New York: Currency Doubleday.
  • Senge, Peter M. (1997) Communities of Leaders and Learners. Harvard Business Review September-October 1997. 75th Anniversary Edition. Reprint Online.
  • Smith, Mark (2001) Peter Senge and the Learning Organization. Online available at: http://www.leadingtoday.org/weleadinlearning/msapr03.htm

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