Tag: culture

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Trust As A Systemic Structure in Our Organizations

Trust is a subject close to many people’s hearts. Whenever I make presentations on this subject, I never cease to be amazed by the …

Engaging Emergence: Turning Upheaval into Opportunity

What would it mean if we knew how to successfully engage with the unknown, the uncomfortable, the unprecedented so that our organizations and communities …

Collaborative Learning: Real-Time Practice for Knowledge Generation

It’s no surprise to most executives that we are in the early days of a major technological revolution that has had — or will …

Leading the Shift from a Dominator to a Partnership Culture

A growing awareness that humankind is facing unprecedented challenges is making many of us uneasy. Our unease stems from an increasing sense that humanity’s …

Power Invisible

A Massachusetts teacher I once knew asked his tenth graders to blurt out the first words that came to mind on hearing the word …

Whom Do You Trust?

There’s something about trusting people — and having people trust us — that is exciting. It’s a part of human nature to give and …

Changing Organizational Culture from a Liability to an Asset

In a commentary on the OP-Ed page of the New York Times entitled “Failure Is Always an Option” (August 2003), Henry Petroski, a civil …

Rising from the Ashes of Digital

Ask three people who worked for Digital Equipment Corporation (Digital or DEC) what went wrong during the rise and fall of one of America’s …

The Unintended Consequences of “Having an Impact”

Chances are, if you have begun reading this article, you care sincerely about making a difference in the world through the work you do …

Making a Garden Out of a Jungle: The Power of “Third Places”

In 1989 sociologist Ray Oldenburg recorded the sharp decline of “third places” in America with his ground-breaking book The Great Good Place: Cafes, Coffee …