Tag Archives: Socially Dynamic Organisation

Reflecting On Radical Complexity

Yesterday i published a major piece around ‘radical complexity’, and considering whether some organisations can become ‘too big to succeed’. Today, i’ve shared part of that work in a Masterclass, specifically the thoughts around scale: that the formal structure of … Continue reading

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Square Peg: Round Hole

I feel a little like i’m staring over a precipice: a sense of vertiginous excitement, coupled with more than a little trepidation. It’s probably coupled in some way to where i am with writing at the moment: i’ve dedicated more … Continue reading

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Sketching On The Design Principles For The Socially Dynamic Organisation

A month or two ago i shared ‘Design Principles for the Socially Dynamic Organisation‘, an early sketch of where we could go next in organisational design. I feel we must move beyond a model of organisation that relies on vertical … Continue reading

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To Hear Stories Of Dissent

When i’m asked “how will we know if an organisation is Socially Dynamic“, my off the cuff answer is that it will be able to hear stories of dissent. Perhaps i should add, “and it will recognise that it can … Continue reading

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The Invisible Organisation: Why Social Leadership?

The answer to the questions ‘why Social Leadership?‘ may rather miss the point: it’s not so much a question of ‘why Social?‘, as much as a question of ‘why not just Formal?‘. Within the visible organisation, within the formal hierarchy, … Continue reading

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An Overview of the Dynamic Change Framework

I’m spending the whole of this week #WorkingOutLoud, trying to complete a full draft of the book called ‘The Change Handbook: Building the Socially Dynamic Organisation’. Regular readers will recognise that, through various iterations, i’ve been working on this for … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud: Illustrations on the Socially Dynamic Organisation

I spent yesterday working with a group of around forty HR leaders, exploring aspects of the Socially Dynamic Organisation: i took the chance to sketch up some reflections, just my notes really, but sharing them here as part of #WorkingOutLoud. … Continue reading

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