The Western Approaches Tactical Unit is a unique example of a learning organization. It was created within the bureaucratic constraints of the Admiralty yet was highly effective in changing command culture in the Royal Navy—which proved to be the deciding factor in the early days of World War II, particularly during the Battle of the Atlantic.
"The Royal Navy and Organizational Learning—The Western Approaches Tactical Unit and the Battle of the Atlantic,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 72
, Article 9.
Available at: https://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol72/iss4/9