Peter Senge, PhD, is an American systems scientist, author, teacher, and prominent expert on organizational development and the idea of learning organizations. He is most known for his book The Fifth Discipline, which explores the tools and methods needed to build a learning organization. He is also the founder of the Society for Organizational Learning.
Daniel Goleman and Peter Senge provide educators with a rationale for incorporating three core skill sets in the classroom—understanding self, other, and the larger systems within which we operate—and show why these competencies are needed to help students navigate a fast-paced world of increasing...
Collaboration! Imagine a world in which the excess energy from one business would be used to heat another. Where buildings need less and less energy around the world, and where “regenerative” commercial buildings—ones that create more energy than they use—are being designed.
The basic assumption that only top management can cause significant change is deeply disempowering. Why, then, do we accept it so unquestioningly? Isn’t it odd that we should seek to bring about less authoritarian cultures by resorting to hierarchical authority?