Topic: Management

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Nurturing Systemic Wisdom Through Knowledge Ecology

As companies struggle to meet the growing need for quick responses to strategic opportunities and dangers, a profound evolutionary process has been unfolding over …

Value Creation and Business Success

The most successful organizations understand that the purpose of any business is to create value for customers, employees, and investors, and that the interests …

Journey to Chaos and Back: Unlearning in Workplace Training Programs

Have you ever tried to drive on the left side of the road if you are born in a country in which one drives …

Flexing a Different Conversational “Muscle”: The Practice of Dialogue

Today, many management theorists and practitioners argue that organizations are attempting to move from one paradigm, or worldview, to another (see “How Dialogue Supports …

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 …

Relinking Life and Work: Toward a Better Future

The modern workplace is far less than ideal for workers who want integrated lives. As one engineer put it, “The problem isn’t for those …

Confluence of Process and Technology Brings Two Companies Closer Together

This is the tale of a powerful, synergistic confluence of process and technology at a three-day strategic conversation last December that moved two large …

Buy-In: A Radical Appproach to Change Management

How do we manage change in our organizations? Not very well, apparently. According to statistics, the success rate for many planned change implementations is …

Wellth-Driven Success:A New Framework for 21st-Century Leaders

The brand team for a major soft drink company faces a dilemma: It must decide whether to advertise its well-known diet drink to teenage …

The CEO’s Role in Organizational Transformation

Why are attempts to transform organizations usually painful and so often unsuccessful? Why is it that, even when leaders recognize the value of the …