Tony DiBella says:
......all organizations have embedded learning processes. Consequently,
for me the notion of the "learning organization" makes little sense except
as a redundancy.
Tony, thank you very much for that statement. I too have long agonized
over that term.
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I agree that the terminology is confusing. What Senge is referring to as
LO is considerably more than what is meant by the conventional definitions
of the two words "learning" and "organization". Different words might
convey the differences more accurately, or at least with less confusion.
Rol Fessenden LL Bean, Inc. firstname.lastname@example.org
Learning-org -- An Internet Dialog on Learning Organizations For info: <email@example.com> -or- <http://world.std.com/~lo/>