Tag Archives: Dynamic Tension

Designing the Socially Dynamic Organisation

I’m sharing a new iteration of the design principles for the Socially Dynamic Organisation: this format is an attempt to capture the systemic nature of adaptation, and the internal tensions that exist as we strive to build it. Increasingly, i … Continue reading

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Finding Balance

I’ve been delivering sessions throughout this week in Canada, sharing work around Social Leadership, the Socially Dynamic Organisation, and the Landscape of Trust. I’ve been starting each of these sessions with the new images and conversation about Dynamic Tension, and … Continue reading

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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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