” Most leadership strategies are doomed to failure from the outset. As people have been noting for years, the majority of strategic initiatives that are driven from the top are marginally effective – at best. “


” The company-as-a-machine model fits how people think about and operate conventional companies. And, of course, it fits how people think about changing conventional companies: You have a broken company, and you need to change it, to fix it. “


” One industrial age belief is that GDP or GNP is a measure of progress. I don’t care if you’re the President of China or the U.S., if your country doesn’t grow, you’re in trouble. But we all know that beyond a certain level of material need, further material acquisition doesn’t make people happier. “


” How do you know what people value? Well, you watch what they buy. How do we know what products to create? Well, it’s based on what they value. “


” In our ordinary experiences with other people, we know that approaching each other in a machinelike way gets us into trouble. “



All 5 Peter Senge Quotes about People in picture


Most leadership strategies are doomed to failure from the outset. As people have been noting for years, the majority of strategic initiatives that are driven from the top are marginally effective - at best.
The company-as-a-machine model fits how people think about and operate conventional companies. And, of course, it fits how people think about changing conventional companies: You have a broken company, and you need to change it, to fix it.


One industrial age belief is that GDP or GNP is a measure of progress. I don
How do you know what people value? Well, you watch what they buy. How do we know what products to create? Well, it
In our ordinary experiences with other people, we know that approaching each other in a machinelike way gets us into trouble.
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