Tag Archives: Narrative

Using Narrative in Small Group Simulations: Reflections from IITSEC

Measuring collective performance is challenging: we can assess quantitative outcomes based around tasks and tests, but not necessarily the internal coherence of a team and the interplay of individual relationships. We may be able to measure specific task outcomes, but … Continue reading

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Story Flow

I’ve outlined the three levels narrative that we can consider within organisations: personal, co-created and organisational. They are three lenses on the world around us, each from a different perspective and serving a different purpose. Today, i want to consider … Continue reading

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The 3 Levels of Narrative: The Organisational Story

We’ve arrived at the top level of narrative: the Organisational story. I’ve been sharing a framework for storytelling that can be used in the design of Social Learning or across other aspects of the Social Age, such as Change, or … Continue reading

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The 3 Levels of Narrative: Co-Created Stories

We use stories in many ways: to share our thinking, to shape new thinking, to build consensus, to explore new ideas, to establish commonality of value and purpose. Stories written within our communities, products of debate and discussion, co-created stories … Continue reading

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The 3 Levels of Narrative: Personal Narrative

When looking at how we can use stories in Organisations, we can consider three separate levels of narrative: in this article, i’m going to expand on the model i introduced the other day, which introduced those layers. The first level … Continue reading

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The 3 Levels of Narrative

Across the writing on the Social Age, i talk about levels of narrative: personal, co-created and organisational, so i felt it was about time to capture and define them properly. The ways we use stories are many and varied, but … Continue reading

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Change Curve: Resistant Behaviours

I’ve been exploring the 16 Resistors of change in more details as we look at how to segment and overcome the inertia. Today i’m looking at four aspects of resistance that sit under the heading of ‘Behaviour’. These are ‘habit’, … Continue reading

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Change Curve: Overcoming Stasis

I’m elaborating aspects of the Change Curve framework, a piece of work i’m developing to help organisations move from ‘Resistant‘ to change to ‘Dynamic‘. This is one of a series of articles unpacking the new model around segmenting resistance. Restricting … Continue reading

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Change Curve: Segmenting Resistance [Pt1]

Today’s post is part of a series of articles expanding on the Change Curve framework, a piece of work i’m developing to help organisations move from ‘Resistant‘ to change to ‘Dynamic‘. This is the first of four articles unpacking the … Continue reading

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Change Curve: Foundations of Change

I’m coming to the end of my initial work to define the full Change Curve framework. It outlines three manifestations of organisational change: ‘Resistant‘ organisations, who oppose and deny change, ‘Constrained‘ ones, who seek it but fail to achieve it, … Continue reading

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