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learning organization and innovative change

Using an organization with which you are familiar, identify its core culture and the elements of its observable culture as defined by Senge. What do you think would need to be changed in order to facilitate learning? What role would organizational development play in overcoming resistance to change?

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Peter Senge created a concept called the learning organization. Learning organizations thrive on innovation, change and they foster the creative thinking of its employees. Senge identifies five elements of the learning organization. These elements are systems thinking, personal mastery, mental models, building shared vision, and team learning (Smith, 2001). An organization that takes these elements and creates a learning organization one that would more than likely be able to last ...

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A discussion of an organization's culture as it is outlined by Peter Senge. A specific exmaple using Zappos is illustrated. 279 words, 1 reference.