Peter Senge on Leadership: Overview


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What is a learning organization?

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1. Which of the following is NOT one of the '5 disciplines' as defined by Peter Senge?

2. Which types of leaders does a learning organization need, according to Peter Senge?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Examining the change which most businesses try to avoid since it involves risk, this quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of how Peter Senge envisioned a business to be run. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding what a learning organization is as well as knowing the five disciplines as defined by Senge.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Definition of a learning organization
  • Five disciplines according to Senge
  • Types of leaders a learning organization needs
  • Characteristics of learning organization leaders
  • Benefit of a learning company

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding the types of leaders a learning organization needs and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the five disciplines according to Senge
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related leadership and Senge lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more about what every company should take to heart, read over the lesson called Peter Senge on Leadership: Overview. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand who Peter Senge is
  • Describe what a learning organization should be to Senge
  • Identify the five specific areas of this kind of company
  • Explain how leadership should engage their employees
  • Appreciate how a learning organization differs from a regular hierarchical business