Tag Archives: Organisational Change

#WorkingOutLoud on The Projection and Flow of Trust

Some more early stage #WorkingOutLoud around the Landscape of Trust today. I’ve been thinking about culture, and the influence of trust within this: does high trust hold a culture static, or make it dynamic? Recently i shared some early work … Continue reading

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Projects: The Enemy of Change?

To adapt our organisations to thrive in the Social Age will require a holistic pattern of adaptation: you cannot fix an ecosystem challenge with a single touch point. Reflecting on this got me thinking about projects, and more specifically whether … Continue reading

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Future of HR: Guided Not Governed

There’s a key phrase i use in the core illustrations around the Socially Dynamic Organisation: that it’s ‘guided‘, not ‘governed‘. This harks back to the core need for change: we must dismantle the Victorian legacy of accreted power that plagues … 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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Technology As Control #WorkingOutLoud

Another #WorkingOutLoud post today as i continue writing the book: this is about ‘Technology’ being applied as a mechanism of control. It’s part of the ’16 Resistors of Change’. I share this, unedited, typos and all, as i’m trying to … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud On The Dynamic Change Book

I’ve put this week fully aside as i work towards completing a first draft (alpha, early stage, preliminary and suitably caveated) manuscript of the next book, which is about organisational change in the Social Age. It may be called the … Continue reading

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Reflections On The Socially Dynamic Organisation

I’ve been running a workshop today around the Socially Dynamic organisation, exploring aspects of learning, leadership, technology and change in the Social Age. The term ‘Socially Dynamic’ refers to an organisation which has moved beyond the simple reliance on hierarchy, … Continue reading

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Elasticity: Moving But Rooted

There’s an important phenomena called elasticity that we need to understand as it’s an insidious energy of organisational change. Elasticity is where we bend and sway in the breeze, giving an illusion of movement whilst always being rooted firmly in … Continue reading

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Holistic Adaptation: the Mindset of Future Organisations

The change we feel is broad, which is why our adaptation must be holistic. Some patterns play out in minutes or days, others with geological slowness: mountains rising and falling whilst mayflies live out their day. The segmentation we view … Continue reading

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Dynamic Change Framework: Birth of the Book

I’ve come to the end of the primary writing i’ve been doing around Organisational Change, which is sitting under the provisional title of ‘Organisational Change in the Social Age’. Not the most glamorous title, but it’s first draft and i’m … Continue reading

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