In Joel Barker's famous video, The New Business of Paradigms, he talks about several famous paradigms shifts. In every example, there was a paradigm that people, organizations or even countries felt sacred.
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Russian think tank roundup: From Cuba to Ukraine and the Middle East, unprecedented and completely unexpected events in 2014 have many experts speculating about further changes to the world order in the year ahead...
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By now the message from decades of decision-making research and recent popular books such as Daniel Kahneman’s Thinking, Fast and Slow should be clear: The irrational manner in which the human brain often works influences people’s decisions in ways...
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Having heard about the hacking of personal bank records from numerous sites, including Home Depot, JP Morgan Chase, and Target, one could not fail to be concerned. Even the website Snapchat was the victim of cyber attack. All told over the past 12 months, hackers have stolen more than 500 million financial records. We are very vulnerable.
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The call for a "paradigm shift" in the response to digital attacks is noteworthy.
In trying to estimate the calories in certain foods, blindfolded research subjects were able to achieve pretty good accuracy simply by weighing the opinions of knowledgeable people whose advice was provided as part of the experiment. But nonblindfolded participants were about 20% further off the mark in their estimates, because in addition to hearing the advisers’ views, they were able to see the foods themselves and were swayed by their own, usually incorrect, opinions, say Ilan Yaniv and Shoham Choshen-Hillel of Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The bottom line: People who form their own opinions about a subject tend to discount the views of knowledgeable advisers, often to their own detriment.
SOURCE: Exploiting the Wisdom of Others to Make Better Decisions: Suspending Judgment Reduces Egocentrism and Increases Accuracy
Large organizations of all types suffer from an assortment of congenital disabilities that no amount of incremental therapy can cure. First, they are inertial. They are frequently caught out by the future and seldom change in the absence of a crisis.