The Fifth Discipline is one of the very few approaches to management that has attained position on the International Hall of Fame. Robert Louis Floods book explains and critiques the ideas in straight forward terms. Rethinking The Fifth Discipline makes significant and fundamental improvements to the core discipline of systemic thinking. It establishes crucial developments in this area in the context of the learning organisation, including creativity and organisational transformation. It is therefore a very important text for strategic planners, organisational change agents and consultants. Key features of this work include a review and critique of The Fifth Discipline and systemic thinking an introduction to the gurus of systemic thinking - Senge, Bertalanffy, Beer, Ackoff, Checkland and Churchman a redefinition of management through systemic thinking a guide to choosing, implementing and evaluating improvement strategies practical animation Robert Louis Flood is a renowned and authoritative expert in the field of management.
He has implemented systemic management in a wide range of organisations in many continents and lectured by invitation in twenty-five countries, including Japan and the USA. Professor Flood has featured on many radio and TV programmes. His book Beyond TQM (Wiley) was nominated for the IMC Management Book of the Year 1993. Business and Management