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Systems Thinking in U.K. Film Units

  • Linda Ludwin
  • David Wield

Abstract

Building on analyses of important learning organization models, we hope to raise a series of issues and questions which need to be addressed as part of the process of developing and strengthening the learning organization concept. One of the authors (Ludwin) is currently undertaking a detailed study of feature film production units to determine whether or not certain commonly agreed learning organization features are present in film units, which operate in environments of radical change. This paper focuses on the relevance of systems thinking issues to film units.

Keywords

Learning Organization System Thinking Current Unit System Thinker Production Executive 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Linda Ludwin
    • 1
  • David Wield
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre for Technology Strategy, Faculty of TechnologyThe Open UniversityMilton KeynesUK

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