Organizations—and problems—have grown in complexity. As Senge and others observe, unless we can recognize the systemic structures that underlie complexity, even the brightest people will find that, despite their best efforts and intentions, they are not achieving their intended results
For this question, share an example of an organization that exhibits one or more of the disabilities discussed in Chapter 2 of Senge’s The Fifth Discipline. Explain how the disability manifests itself and what the cause may be in terms of Senge’s learning disabilities. The organization may be one in which you are employed, another familiar organization, or one that you have read or heard about. The key is to begin to recognize the common signs that inhibit organizations from learning.