It it just amazing that there is so much HR thought leadership going on that the UK HR Magazine came out with a list of the the top Global thought leaders. So I spent some time reading about these folks and thought you might like this too! Just to disclaim, the original list is ranked via voting from the members.
Peter Senge is one of the leaders of OD thought leadership – having published the Fifth Discipline where he developed the idea of a learning organization. He has had an illustrative career, and most recently is a Senior Lecturer at the Sloan School of Management at MIT.
Here is a very long, but in depth keynote where he explains systems theory and how it deals with gaps be an organization and it’s environment.