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From Event Thinking to Systems Thinking

Your division has been plagued by late launches in its last five new products, and now management has charged you with “getting to the …

Action-to-Outcome Mapping: Testing Strategy with Systems Thinking

In the “classic” systems thinking approach, a group uses mapping and modeling to help explain an important behavior over time. While we occasionally encounter …

The Practice of Managing

Maverick business professor Henry Mintzberg’s new book, Managing (Berrett-Koehler, 2009), is a must read for those serious about management. He bases his book on …

Talking Change: Developing Conversational Discipline for Breakthrough Performance

In the early days of the study of change management, we used to cite an old adage:, “The key to successful change is that …

The Next Great Frontier: Designing Managerial and Social Systems (Part 1)

The continued search for better understanding of social and economic systems represents the next great frontier in human development. Frontiers of the past have …