I hate to say it, but in the comparison of families, communities, and
organizations -- businesses -- in the areas of LO, sharing, functioning,
and interacting toward common goals, organizations come off far ahead of
Families are particularly dysfunctional. All we need to look at is the
information about abuse, divorce, poverty, single-parents, and so forth to
see the current state of affairs.
However, government is not terribly far behind. No one is particularly
pleased with the state of democratically elected governments in the US or
elsewhere these days. Corruption is reported as the norm. whether it is
or not is not actually discernible from the news media reports.
Even Senge has said that the most important LO action is occurring in the
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