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ASTD Hand Book for Workplace Learning Professionals by Elaine Biech

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aChapter 37 The Learning Organization Today: An Interview with Peter Senge
Elaine Biech, interviewer

How do you define a learning organization and how has your definition changed over the years—or has it?

I think the people and organizations throughout the Society for Organizational Learning (SoL) network still define a learning organization as "an organization that is continually expanding its capacity to create its future." The underlying ideas—systems thinking, mental models, personal mastery, shared vision, and dialogue—predate The Fifth Discipline by more than 10 years, and the term learning organization eventually arose as a convenient ...

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