Category Archives: Change

Dynamic Tension [Pt 2]

There are two pillars of an organisation: the ‘formal‘, which is represented by formal hierarchy, systems, processes, and mechanisms of control, and the ‘social‘, which is represented by reputation, social authority, trust, and strong social ties. The formal pillar of … Continue reading

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Dynamic Tension

There are two aspects of an organisation: the ‘Formal‘ dimension, those things that are visible, codified into hierarchy, system, process, assets and infrastructure, and the ‘Social’ dimension, which is about communities, reputation, Social Authority and Social Leadership, co-creation and trust. … Continue reading

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A New Model for #HR: Enabling, Guiding, Adapting

I’m using this week as an opportunity to explore the future of HR: part of a wider journey towards building the Socially Dynamic Organisation. The premise is that to be fit for the Social Age many of the organisations that … Continue reading

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Overview of The Change Curve

We can observe three ways that organisations change: none of them are fixed, and many will touch upon all three, but very few will achieve the top state, becoming Dynamic and thriving in constant change. Resistant organisations are ones that … Continue reading

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It’s Not Me, It’s You. Dynamic vs Directed Change In The NHS

The geolocation of problems is one of the most insidious barriers to change: within many groups you find that the problems are laid elsewhere. There is a sense that change is needed, that we, we fortunate few, understand and are … Continue reading

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Dynamic Change: The Second Draft #WorkingOutLoud

At the end of a week of writing, i have hit the second draft of the book about the Dynamic Change Framework. So far this week i have: [1] renamed it twice, [2] added 10k new words, about half of … Continue reading

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Reputation and Reward #WorkingOutLoud

Day four of writing this week, and it’s been by far the most productive day: i have the structure far more sorted, so was able to settle in to fill some gaps. I’ve written too much (around five thousand words … Continue reading

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