Why do we want learning organizations? LO30833

From: Jan Lelie (janlelie@wxs.nl)
Date: 12/03/03

Replying to LO30649 --

Dear Don,

'cuse me for overlooking your link. Thanks to "why are we Living" i
noticed it. And now i know why:

Live life through our living.

Mutate metaphore,


Don Dwiggins wrote:

>Jan Lelie writes in LO30512:
>>Organizations - i have learned long ago - are like pyramids. A large base
>>having a small, lonely top. What's inside a pyramid? Dead bodies, called
>>mummies. These pyramids we've build ourselves, are going to burry us.
>>The solution is not to not-organize, mind you. The solution is in
>>something that is being overlooked by organisations, almost forgotten, is
>>hidden, it is an ability we all used to have but that's poorly developed
>>as we didn't need it in an organisation. Even worse, organisations hate it
>>and try to eradicate it. Can you spot it?
>I'm not sure, but I'll offer a candidate: ubuntu (see for example
>http://www.ivow.net/ubuntu.html ). If I'm wrong, I'd like to hear your
>take on how it relates to "the" "right" answer.
>Thanks for the stimulus,


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