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The Irresistible Future of Organizing

Yesterday I read quite an insightful article with the title of this blog entry. Here are some quotes: “Why do so many people in organizations feel discouraged and fearful about the future? Why does despair only increase as the fads … Continue reading

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What keeps us from embracing or at least considering change?

“… what it is that men are most afraid of. Taking a new step, uttering a new word is what they fear most .”  Great insight from Crime and punishment by Fyodor Mikhaylovich Dostoyevsky (1821 – 1881). Dostoyevsky’s best known … Continue reading

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Mission-critical agility

In a keynote at the Eclipse Summit Europe (ESE 2010) Jeff Norris, NASA, reminded the audience that “agile” is an adjective describing behaviour. Jeff is one of the few people I know (I am the other one) who believe that … Continue reading

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Motivation of “skilled knowledge workers”

Technology has moved significantly in the last 100+ years. What about management and HR? Dan Pink presents the results of an interesting – but not surprising – MIT study in a very entertaining form here. What is the level of … Continue reading

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