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Learning Through Differences: Dilemma Theory in Action

Karen was often irritated by Jenny when they worked together. It seemed to Karen that, whenever tensions rose between the two of them, she …

Spiritual Intelligence: A New Paradigm for Collaborative Action

What makes a great collaboration? One view is that a collaboration is only as great as the individuals who collaborate within it. Another is …

Operational Strategy Mapping: Learning and Executing at The Boeing Company

Although we usually refer to ourselves as “human beings,” the truth is, if we closely analyzed our behavior, we’d likely describe ourselves as “human …

Authentic Leadership: Balancing Doing and Being

Jill is a manager in a large, multinational company who has been promoted rapidly. Senior executives have identified her as having high potential, and …

Dialogue-Based Forums for Healthcare Organizations

Although people in most industries can fall prey to organizational dynamics based on advocacy, power and control, personal agendas, and blame, nowhere is this …

Confessions of a Recovering Knower

Hi, my name is Brian and I am a recovering knower. But for the grace of God, and the disciplines of organizational learning, I …

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 …

Small Company Big Impact! Powerfully Engaging Your Employees to Change the World

How can a small company create the focus and capabilities to have a significant impact in the world? Three years ago, McCarroll Marketing, a …

Picture This: Using Learning Pictures to Create Shared Mindset

When interviewed recently about the making of the 1971 film “Duel,” Steven Spielberg spoke about the impossibly tight schedule that the studio had imposed …

Systems Thinkers Must Go Down the Rabbit’s Hole

You take the blue pill, the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the …