JANUARY 8, 2014
Human systems are complex. The increasing collective complexity also is manifest in the increasing specialization and diversity of professions.
Coherence in complexity
NOVEMBER 26, 2012
The same is happening to our models for management and “change management”, as if we could manage change in the first place.
Managing in Complexity
JANUARY 24, 2013
As our markets and technologies get more complex, we need new models to get work done. Complex problems cannot be solved alone.
Build trust, embrace networks, manage complexity
JULY 24, 2014
But hierarchies are rather useless to create, innovate, or change. Most organizations still deal with complexity through reorganization.
Networks thrive in complexity
MAY 28, 2012
In complex environments, weak hierarchies and strong networks are the best organizing principle. complexity Wirearchy
Complex or Chaotic?
DECEMBER 14, 2014
The distinction between complexity and chaos theory can be problematic depending on who you are talking with, or what you are reading.
A guide to complexity and organizations
JULY 29, 2012
If you know nothing about complexity, read this. They are living systems – that’s why they may change at any moment.
hold space for complex problems
APRIL 27, 2015
Too often, we are our jobs, and when that changes, on a large scale, society will change. Complexity Democracy
Intervening in a complex domain
OCTOBER 5, 2014
Then we have three basic questions: (i) what can I change? (ii) Of those things that I can change, where can I monitor the impact of that change?
Organizing for diversity and complexity
SEPTEMBER 28, 2011
It comes down to the fact that what we know and do inside our organizations is insufficient to address external complexity or to be innovative.
Re-wiring for the Complex Workplace
MAY 8, 2014
Complexity is the new normal. Re-wiring for complexity. Organizations need to understand complexity instead of adding more complication.
The Complex Nature of Cloud-based Innovation
JUNE 25, 2014
By now, most will agree that cloud computing is a major transformational force in the world of IT. But, cloud has not the easiest concept to grasp.
Social Learning, Complexity and the Enterprise
APRIL 20, 2011
Organizations, in order to function, need to encourage social exchanges and social learning due to faster rates of business and technological changes.
Design thinking & complexity pt 1
OCTOBER 3, 2013
Now I know one experience should not inform me, hence the reading and conversations but none of that really changes my judgement on this.
The training world is changing
NOVEMBER 12, 2012
From the Citrix GoTo Blog : Open online courses, talent management, social collaboration: The training world is changing.
A complex look at task assignments
APRIL 6, 2016
If it’s a complex artefact (such as a product design, not just a presentation), there could be several revisions.
Nothing Has Changed. Everything Has Changed.
JULY 7, 2014
But we need wider fundamental changes if we’re to do so at speed and scale. So, what are these fundamental changes? Used with permission.
Leadership in Complexity
OCTOBER 9, 2011
Tweet In organizing for diversity and complexity , I discussed structural changes that are needed in our institutions.
Scale and Complex Systemic Innovation
JANUARY 2, 2012
But managing the kind of disruptive innovations that change the rules of the game requires a different management style based on identifying a brand new idea, moving quickly to establish an early market presence, and continuous market experimentation to refine the offerings and establish the company’s strategy. markets.”
Preparing Students for an Increasingly Complex Business World
DECEMBER 23, 2014
Are engineering and management schools adequately preparing students for our fast-changing, highly complex business world?
Complex is the new normal
AUGUST 6, 2012
Complexity is becoming the “normal” state, and it can be dealt with, but not with traditional management methods. complexity
Changing the world of work
FEBRUARY 19, 2014
Change Agents Worldwide has just released its first ebook featuring 21 views on the future of work. – @chagww. – Thierry de Baillon.
Design Principles for Complex, Unpredictable, People Oriented Systems
APRIL 13, 2012
An IBM Global CEO Study conducted in 2010 concluded that complexity was the primary challenge emerging out of its conversations with 1,500 CEOs and senior government officials. CEOs told us they operate in a world that is substantially more volatile, uncertain and complex. They generally involve a relatively linear set of steps.
PKM is making sense of complexity
DECEMBER 15, 2013
It is in making sense of complexity. agree. Periodically you relax the constraints again to allow new possibilities to emerge.
Big Data, Complex Systems and Quantum Mechanics
DECEMBER 7, 2012
What are some of these limitations? In thinking about this question over the last few years, I started to notice that a number of subtle, non-intuitive concepts that I learned many years ago as a physics student seem to apply to the world of big data and information-based predictions in highly complex systems. Let me explain. .
Traditional training structures are changing
OCTOBER 18, 2012
The near future will look like the near past, with more complex social and technological connections inside and outside organizations.
Five Ways People Adopt And Love Change
OCTOBER 25, 2013
Is it that users just hate change ? COMPLEXITY. Oh dear Lord. The new experience. ” What a shocker. Much better. COMPATIBILITY.
Making sense of complexity and innovation
APRIL 5, 2013
Friday’s Finds: Gall’s Law: A complex system that works is invariably found to have evolved from a simple system that worked.
Next Generation Evaluation: Embracing Complexity, Connectivity, and Change
SEPTEMBER 25, 2013
Three game-changing approaches will be discussed in detail: Developmental Evaluation , Shared Measurement , and Big Data. Technology!
On the Complex Evolution toward Mobile Digital Payments
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
Let’s hope that initiatives like Apple Pay will help propel forward the complex evolution toward mobile digital payments. .
in an increasingly complex world
JULY 26, 2012
Embrace uncertainty and be positive about change – adopt an entrepreneurial attitude. complexity
Embracing change from both sides
NOVEMBER 27, 2011
Complexity theory tells us that complex problems need to be probed through action before any sense can be made of them. It takes time.
How Can We Ensure that Our Complex AI Systems Do What We Want Them to Do?
APRIL 7, 2015
Software-intensive systems are generally quite flexible, - able to evolve and adapt to changing product and market requirements. Cyberattacks.
Embracing Disruptive Change - Why Is it So Difficult?
MAY 19, 2015
Transformative change comes naturally to young companies, as it generally does to young people. Circling the Wagons. Management Challenges.
Managing Complex, Disruptive Innovations - Some Lessons Learned
FEBRUARY 6, 2013
How will your industry change over time? Change in a series of evolutionary steps. How quickly should you move?
Complexity, swiss cheese and failure
OCTOBER 11, 2013
How Complex Systems Fai l [PDF] Complexity, swiss cheese and failure. Human practitioners are the adaptable element of complex systems.
Creating an architecture for change
DECEMBER 15, 2014
Yesterday’s post was partly inspired by my reading David Chandler’s 2014 book Resilience: The Governance of Complexity. Reflection
Solo change agents set you free
NOVEMBER 6, 2013
have said before to beware of anyone trying to sell cookie cutter solutions for complex organizational issues. Eric Kammerer.
OMG, its culture change time
FEBRUARY 25, 2013
It's a form of aversion therapy really, change now or we'll put you through a re-education programme. Constraints are key, manage them.
Measuring the Forces of Long Term Change
APRIL 19, 2012
Intel co-founder Gordon Moore described what became known as Moore’s Law in a 1965 paper where he observed that the number of components in integrated circuits had doubled every year since their invention in 1958, and predicted that the trend would continue for at least ten years, a prediction he subsequently changed to a doubling every two years.