I consider myself an amateur with the concepts of the learning
organization. I'm busy reading as much as I can to learn about the theory,
the case studies, the references, and the people involved.
I'm interested in the hard and soft stuff that I can use to leverage our
efforts in quality. I've spent most of my time looking at systems thinking
and its related tools. I've also started to read about managerial
microworlds. I really like the simulation materials [probably because I've
spent much time in previous jobs working in experimental design and
I attended last year's Systems Thinking conference and enjoyed it very
much. [My boss and my peers had never seen me so keen to try to do
something with the learning I had experienced.] I couldn't attend this year
because we're doing our ISO 9001 external audit the same week.
I look forward to actively participating in this list.
Gilles Pilon, P.Eng. ABB Power Plants Combustion Division
Manager Continuous Improvement Asea Brown Boveri Inc.
Tel 613.747.5233 1410 Blair Place, Suite 600
Fax 613.747.5877 Gloucester, ON K1J 9B9