immunize for complexity
FEBRUARY 8, 2017
It comes from the 1990’s but is still in use to describe the complex and chaotic world of business, politics, and technology. Complexity.
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.
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.
Agency: privilege & complexity
OCTOBER 30, 2016
To talk about individual change as predicating a wider change means that we are all doomed , however well intentioned the theorist or practitioner.
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.
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.
Intervening in a complex domain
OCTOBER 5, 2014
I've been teaching how to intervene in a complex system for years, developing and then using the ABIDE perspective question for example.
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.
Leadership in a Changing World
FEBRUARY 2, 2016
What are the critical competencies needed to lead in our fast-changing business environment? Sustaining or disruptive? Scope. Significance.
When Context Transcends Change Management
NOVEMBER 28, 2016
What if everything we have been told about Change Management over the course of the last few decades was all just … plain wrong? That hurts.
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.
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
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.
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. So, which is it? markets.”
The Complex Nature of Cloud-based Innovation
JUNE 25, 2014
In addition, cloud can help business users become more agile and keep up with the fast pace of technological and market changes. Scienti?c
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
Leadership in Complexity
OCTOBER 9, 2011
Tweet In organizing for diversity and complexity , I discussed structural changes that are needed in our institutions.
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. At B-School? This is where we enter the world of design. .
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.
PKM is making sense of complexity
DECEMBER 15, 2013
It is in making sense of complexity. In the same Wikipedia article, reference is made to Dave Snowden’s issues with the concept. I agree.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Big Data, Complex Systems and Quantum Mechanics
DECEMBER 7, 2012
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. Big Data is one of the hottest topics out there. Let me explain.
in an increasingly complex world
JULY 26, 2012
Embrace uncertainty and be positive about change – adopt an entrepreneurial attitude. complexity
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. .
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!
Solo change agents set you free
NOVEMBER 6, 2013
I have said before to beware of anyone trying to sell cookie cutter solutions for complex organizational issues. Eric Kammerer.
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.
Learning in Complexity
DECEMBER 16, 2011
” @webestime – “Simple rules lead to complex behavior. ” @CharlesJennings – “in a complex world, continuous learning is the only option available to us” – Globalization, Complexity & Change. Andy said that social media did not change their culture. Friday's Find
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. I'll quote from that article.
Diversity, complexity, chaos and working smarter
JULY 1, 2011
It is accepted that rapid change and the complexity of overlapping issues is the norm. But here’s the catch. Spigit – New post!
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