PETER SENGE is a senior lecturer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the founding chair of The Society for Organizational Learning. A renowned pioneer, theorist, and writer in the field of management innovation, he is the author of the widely acclaimed book, "The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of The Learning Organization."
In 2008 the "Wall Street Journal "named Dr. Senge among the top 20 most influential business thinkers. The "Journal of Business Strategy" has""named him as one of the 24 people who had the greatest influence on business strategy over the last 100 years. "The Financial Times "named him as one of the world's "top management gurus," and "Business Week "has rated him as one of The Top (ten) Management Gurus.
BRYAN SMITH is an internationally recognized author, speaker and consultant on leadership development, vision-based planning and organizational learning. Prior to founding Broad Reach Innovations, Bryan was a Senior Partner for eighteen years at Innovation Associates, the firm that pioneered the field of Organizational Learning. He has worked with the UN Foundation, the UN Office of the Secretary-General, and many other education, governmental, non-profit and business organizations worldwide. He is a founding faculty member for the Sustainable Enterprise Academy at York University in Toronto.
NELDA CAMBRON-MCCABE is a professor, Department of Educational Leadership, Miami University (Ohio), and a nationally known expert on school reform and leadership. She is co-author of "The Superintendant's Fieldbook" (2005) and co-author of "Public School Law: Teachers' and Students' Rights 6th ed.(2009). Since 2007, Dr. Cambron-McCabe has worked with the National Superintendents Roundtable as its members initiated educational reform in their school districts. Many of their experiences appear in Schools That Learn."
TIMOTHY LUCAS is a founding member and lead consultant for The Institute for the Future of Learning, a non-profit group focused on creating sustainable 21st century learning environments, and is an adjunct professor at Wilkes University in Pennsylvania. He has been involved with public education for the past 35 years, having taught elementary school, middle school, high school, and college. He has been a middle school vice principal, elementary principal, curriculum director, Assistant Superintendent, and Superintendent of Schools.
JANIS DUTTON is an education writer, consultant, director of a peace and justice center, and community activist. She has used the learning organization principles as an elected official and in a variety of community conversations, and leadership and grass-roots initiatives.
ART KLEINER is the editor-in-chief of "strategy+business, "the award-winning management magazine published by Booz & Company. Kleiner is also a writer, lecturer and commentator, and author of "The Age of Heretics: A History of the Radical Thinkers Who Reinvented Corporate Management" and "Who Really Matters: The Core Group Theory of Power, Privilege, and Success."
This book is part of the Fifth Discipline Fieldbook series, which also includes "The Fifth Discipline Fieldbook "and "The Dance of Change "(coauthored by Senge, Smith, Kleiner, and others.) Senge and Smith are also coauthors of "The Necessary Revolution. "show more