One of the intractable problems that seem face most companies is effecting real and lasting change across the entire organisation. Many organisations are littered with failed change initiatives and more and more it seems that traditional change management methodologies are failing. Most large organisations seem to be profoundly stuck when it comes to enabling change; plagued with stories … Continue reading Enabling (vs mandating) change
A very useful blog by Tony Quinlan posted on the Cognitive Edge site. The real value is in following the links and reading about the various UNDP Sensemaker® sites. The story of SenseMaker® in UNDP Eastern Europe and CIS.
One of my new favorite things to do is facilitating Cynefin 101 workshops within my corporate clients. It allows me to be quite provocative and disruptive (which I’ve started enjoying of late), and I love seeing “the lights come on” when people get it. The interactions between attendees can also be pretty illuminating. A week or … Continue reading Believing you’re in chaos can become a self-fullfilling prophecy