Number of pages: 424
BBB Library: Business Classics, Corporate Success
The Fifth Discipline by Peter Senge was initially published in 1990 and it was widely received and recognized as one of most influential business books. In 1997, the book was identified by Harvard Business Review as one of the seminal management books. It is a bestselling classic that helped revolutionize the concept of organizational and group work.
“Reading through the book I did feel that many of the ideas in Systems Thinking overlaps greatly with what I had learned from lean principles.” – Henry Lawson
“Go read this book right now — it’s a life changer.” Macleod and co
“In the Fifth Discipline (which is Systems Thinking) Senge encourages managers to look at problems from a holistic perspective. “ Panview
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