Learning Organization LO29206

From: Don Dwiggins (d.l.dwiggins@computer.org)
Date: 09/22/02

Replying to LO29134 --

At writes in LO29134:
> I know of a certain department in a certain university here in South
> Africa which functions as a LO. I have observed it myself and saw all five
> disciplines of a LO clearly in action. But the important thing to note
> here is that they do not know anything of Senge's work. In other words,
> they are what i call a "tacit LO".

> I also know of several other departments in that same university which are
> light years away from functioning as a LO. The important thing to note
> here is that a part of an organisation can function as a LO while the rest
> do not.

I'd be interested in your observations on the different effects of being
or not being a LO in these cases. For example, what differences, if any,
do you see in their becoming? In their wholeness? In their spareness?

Best regards,


Don Dwiggins d.l.dwiggins@computer.org "When old words die out on the tongue, new melodies break forth from the heart; and where the old tracks are lost, new country is revealed with its wonders." -- Rabindranath Tagore

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