Organizations are going to make a fundamental change, they must be able to learn , adapt and change . " Senge " advocates that a learning organisation must embrace the following five principles –
System Thinking, Personal Mastery, Mental Models, Building Shared vision, Team Learning.
1 System Thinking - System thinking is any process of estimating or inferring now local policies, actions or changes influence the state of the neighboring universe. It also can be defined as an approach to problem solving, as viewing problem as parts of an overall system, rather than reacting to presents outcomes or events and potentially contributing to further development of the undesired issue or problem.
2. Personnel Mastery - Organisation learn only through individuals who learn. Individual learning doesn't guarantee organisational learning. But without it no organisational learning occurs.
3. Mental Models - Mental Models are deeply ingrained assumptions, generalizations or even pictures or images that influence how we understand the world and how we take action.
4. Building Shared Vision - If any one idea about leadership has inspired organisations for thousands of years. it is the capacity to hold a shared pictures of the future we seek to create .
5. Team Building - Team building includes a wide range of activity relating to improvement in performance. It involves various practices ranging from simple bonding practices to complex simulation.