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“Friendly Fire” – Investigating the complexity of organisational failure

A standing army is one of the oldest and sustained forms for an organisational solution to a complex need. Actions of thousands of individuals are coordinated in the pursuit of a highly dangerous “mission”. Over the hundreds of years many … Continue reading

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Screw Work Let’s Play

“Screw Work Let’s Play” – what a title. The book by John Williams is an eye catcher. Who would say no to making that transformation. Well, I picked up the book out of an impulse of “Wow, that would be … Continue reading

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Process consultation revisited

Recently I (re-) discovered on my desk this book: “Process Consultation Revisited” by Edgar Schein.  http://www.librarything.com/work/494362 Yes, written in 1999. “Old stuff” given how rapidly information can be outdated nowadays. However, having read it once more my belief is reinforced … Continue reading

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