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The Fifth Discipline Audiobook

The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of the Learning Organization

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Publisher's Summary

Peter Senge's groundbreaking ideas on building organizations have made him a household name among corporate managers. His theories help businesses to clarify their goals, to defy the odds, to more clearly understand threats, and to recognize new opportunities. He introduces managers to a new source of competitive advantage, and offers a marvelously empowering approach to work.

Mastery of Senge's five disciplines enables managers to overcome their obstacles to growth and creates brave new futures for them and their companies. The five disciplines are drawn from science, spiritual wisdom, psychology, the cutting edge of management thought, and Senge's own work with top corporations that employ his methods. Listening to The Fifth Discipline provides a searching personal experience and a dramatic professional shift of mind.

©1994 Peter M. Senge; (P)1994 Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio Publishing, a Division of Random House Inc., All Rights Reserved

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    Darren Merriweather chicagoland 06-08-16
    Darren Merriweather chicagoland 06-08-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Good Tool for Organizational Leadership"

    A Good Tool for Organizational Leadership. The author provides a good overview of how systems thinking can help an organization achieve its goals.

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    Brian Bohanon 03-09-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Becoming a learning organization"

    It is true that organizations should always be learning. While the book was interesting, I felt like I was always waiting for some nugget. Overall, the concepts are solid, but I didn't think there was anything new for an experienced manager already working in a learning organization. I would recommend this book to new managers.

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    Suresh R Chitturi Hydrabad, AP India 03-06-16
    Suresh R Chitturi Hydrabad, AP India 03-06-16 Member Since 2016

    Deal with millions of Chicks, for a living. Photographer. Traveller, Tech Buff, love APPLE, Steve Jobs.

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    "Must read"

    Please read if you are interested in building an organization of future, actually if you want your company to survive

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    Jonathan 03-01-16
    Jonathan 03-01-16
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    "A must read for business and educators alike."

    Systems thinking can help you approach problems of scale and more accurately utilize resources. Highly recommended!

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    T. Leach Washington, DC 02-25-16
    T. Leach Washington, DC 02-25-16 Member Since 2011
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    "Thpught provoking"

    This book is a great start to anyone trying to decide the way they should work and live.

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    Elizabeth 09-15-15
    Elizabeth 09-15-15 Member Since 2013
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    "Abridged"
    Would you try another book from Peter M. Senge and/or Peter M. Senge?

    I would read another book by him but not listen to it


    What could Peter M. Senge have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

    provide the whole book


    Any additional comments?

    This is an abridged version that contains no where near the entire book as it is sold in print. Literally wasted my time and credits since I needed access to chapters not includes with this

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    ALWALEED 07-18-15
    ALWALEED 07-18-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Good audio"

    I like the concept of the system thinking which exactly what I am missing in my business. It is missing a lot of how to let everyone in the organization think in how to develop the system in their thoughts instead of find whom to blame for any problem.
    It is a good book for start to find the reason of why team members are not working as a team.

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    darshan 04-05-15
    darshan 04-05-15
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    "must have for managers"

    great audio book, very well narrated with even the author pitching in the key points and learning..
    however the examples and case studies are little old but still very relevant in the present world

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    Albert Myles Charlotte, North Carolina, United States 01-30-15
    Albert Myles Charlotte, North Carolina, United States 01-30-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Great Information!!"
    Would you listen to The Fifth Discipline again? Why?

    Again and again!


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The Fifth Discipline?

    I could listen to the Beer Game over and over.


    Any additional comments?

    This book is just fantastic. I know its abridged....which is disappointing....BUT I love this book anyway.

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    Nathan 09-23-13
    Nathan 09-23-13
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    "Outstanding"
    Would you consider the audio edition of The Fifth Discipline to be better than the print version?

    Yes, I really enjoyed listening rather then reading it as I felt I was more apart of the conversation


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The Fifth Discipline?

    beer game - and how I could relate to it.


    What does Peter M. Senge bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    his passion and the way he provides the examples is more capturing.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    I was moved in the beer game and continued all the way through.


    Any additional comments?

    I find it very difficult to read a book, my mind seems to read the page over and over again, like I skim over the words not taking them in. Thus I don't read any books.

    This was a test for me and i'm hooked I actually loved every moment, and will not listen to a book a week.

    Thank you.

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