Forbes First Know Yourself, Then Your Team Forbes They are very effective at setting up the structures and systems needed to support an organisation's objectives. The coach: leadership as a form of people development.
Fritjof Capra is a best-selling writer and leading systems thinker. Marjorie Kelly interviews Capra about the emergence of systems thinking and what lessons it has to offer in a world of convergent crises.
Ides De Vos's insight:
Great article, which explains very good are actual situation in the world .
Collaborative Intelligence & Circles of SystemsIf we visualize a Human Body we can see how each part of it specially carries out its own function and, simultaneously, works as a whole with the other (RT @jeffmiller79: The Network Organization |...
Wharton School professor Michael Useem scopes out the leadership challenges facing executives today:
Because the world is now more complicated and more uncertain, I think that on top of always having a great vision there will be a premium on thinking strategically and on being able to come back from setbacks, and maybe above all, on being very good at reading the increasingly ambiguous and uncertain universe we operate in.
Companies probably focus too much on the bottom line, too much on meeting quarterly analyst expectations, and this has cost us companies paying attention to what the country needs or what the world needs or certainly what the community requires.
I promised yesterday to clarify some aspects of Cynefin. This was triggered by Roger's Linked In post and some of the response (reported yesterday) but it is not a specific response. Rather see it as a summary of multiple responses both articulated or otherwise over the last few years.
Systems thinking can be described as “trying to understand reality by examining the relationship amongst the parts of the whole and the relationship of the parts to the whole instead of examining only the parts”.
One of my recent sessions was with a private sector organization going through a process of merging different teams that they have acquired over the last 12 (latest #enterprise #blog A Simple Complexity - http://t.co/SeupMvikml...
It’s time for a new style of leadership. Today’s employees want to work for an organization that they can feel proud of: an organization that has values and viewpoints compatible with their own; an organization that is oriented toward the long haul, working toward the prevention of ills, not just curing the symptoms; an organization that cares about morals and ethics, doing what is in the best interests of its customers; and an organization that cares about the impact it has on the environment. Employees want this because they recognize that such an organization will also care about them.
The idea that nothing exists in isolation−but only as part of a system−has long been embedded in folklore, religious scriptures, and common sense. (Some big-picture #systemsthinking around #sustainableurbanplanning from PCI Fellow David Orr....
Russell Ackoff, known for his work on systems thinking and management science, provided a very helpful, simple way to look at people, organizations, and problems. This approach is rooted in systems thinking, which is the ...