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The ethics of unintended consequences

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In a complex adaptive system we have dispositionality not causality, so when we act we cannot know what will happen.  That means we need to maintain the ability to respond quickly, something I brought in at the end when I talked about complexity approaches to project management.

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The Complexity of Simplicity

The Complexity of Simplicity | Complex systems and projects | Scoop.it
Great work @jayselway! "@smoothannah: The Complexity of Simplicity http://t.co/zwtY2d2CWo"

Via Pascale Mousset, ShirlyRonenRL
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Good tips for avoiding "bad" - or unusefull - complexity

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Outcome Thinking for Leadership: Your Thoughts Attract Your Results

Outcome Thinking for Leadership: Your Thoughts Attract Your Results | Complex systems and projects | Scoop.it

Do you know exactly what you want? Do your partners know exactly what you want? Do you know exactly what they want?

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9 étapes fondamentales pour la réussite de projet

9 étapes fondamentales pour la réussite de projet | Complex systems and projects | Scoop.it

Nine Fundamental Steps to Project Success
http://www.pmhut.com/nine-fundamental-steps-to-project-success

Par Gary Hamilton, Gareth Byatt et Jeff Hodgkinson

Si vous êtes un praticien expérimenté de projet on peut vous demander parfois, « Quelles sont les choses clés qu’un chef de projet devrait faire pour réussir ? » Il n’y a pas de réponse simple à cette question qui tiendrait en une ligne.

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Forget Setting Goals. Focus on This Instead.

Forget Setting Goals. Focus on This Instead. | Complex systems and projects | Scoop.it
When it comes to getting things done and making progress in the areas that are important to you, there is a much better way to do things.
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The end of the dogma of SMART goals, that are limiting when we need openness, adaptation and innovation. Nice paper!

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Pierre Gauthier's curator insight, January 3, 2014 7:29 AM

Great advice. I would add that a focus on systems is also more about paying attention to performance rather than focusing on future outcomes. An excellent book about this topic is "Succeed" by Heidi Grant Halvorson.

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Comment annoncer une mauvaise nouvelle?

Comment annoncer une mauvaise nouvelle? | Complex systems and projects | Scoop.it

Les mauvaises nouvelles, personne n'aime ça. Encore moins ceux qui sont chargés de les annoncer, comme cela arrive de temps à autres aux leaders. Pourquoi ça?

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What We Don’t Know Can Drive Us: My Experience with Uncertainty

What We Don’t Know Can Drive Us: My Experience with Uncertainty | Complex systems and projects | Scoop.it

“Uncertainty must be present in the quest to create anything deeply meaningful to you as the creator and, should you choose to seek value from others in exchange for your creation, to the world.” – Jonathan Fields

 

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