Prof. Dr. Peter Senge
Author and Leading Thinker on Organisational Learning, Sustainability and Change
Peter Senge is a Senior Lecturer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he is also Chairperson of the Society for Organisational Learning (SOL), a global community of corporations, researchers and consultants dedicated to the ‘interdependent development of people and their institutions.
His work articulates a cornerstone position of human values in the workplace; namely, that vision, purpose, reflection and systems thinking are essential if organisations are to realise their potentials. He has worked extensively with leaders in business, education, health care and government.
Dr. Senge has lectured throughout the world, translating the abstract ideas of systems theory into tools for better understanding of economic and organisational change. His areas of special interest focus on decentralising the role of leadership in organisations so as to enhance the capacity of people to work productively toward common goals.
Peter Senge received a B.S. in engineering from Stanford University, an M.S. in social systems modelling and a Ph.D. in management from MIT. He has written many articles published in both academic journals and the business press on systems thinking in management. ‘The Journal of Business Strategy’ named Dr. Senge as one of the 24 people who had the greatest influence on business strategy over the last 100 years.
He is author of the widely acclaimed book, The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of The Learning Organisation, which Harvard Business Review identified as one of the seminal management books of the past 75 years.
He is an excellent communicator whose rich presentations on the theories behind organisational change make Peter Senge one of the most sought-after speakers and one of the world’s top management gurus.