Tom Wujec: Build a tower, build a team. Tom Wujec presents some surprisingly deep research into the ”marshmallow problem” — a simple team-building exercise that involves dry spaghetti, one yard of tape and a marshmallow. Who can build the tallest tower with these ingredients? And why does a surprising group always beat the average?
The Cynefin Framework
Cynefin framework can help executives sense which context they are in so that they can not only make better decisions but also avoid the problems that arise when their preferred management style.
Creating Shared Value, an HBR interview with Michael Porter
Michael Porter, pope of corporate strategy, comments on his recent article about ”creating shared value”.
There is a lesson to be learned hearing a hardcore capitalist saying that companies need to focus on creating social values.
Teamwork on the Fly, Amy Edmondson
The Harvard Business School professor, describes how to manage intellectually diverse and geographically dispersed groups.
Dialogic Organizational Development
Dialogic OD is based on a view of organizations as dialogic systems where individual, group, and organizational actions result from self-organizing, socially constructed realities created and sustained by the prevailing narratives, stories, and conversations through which people make meaning about their experiences.
Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action. Start with Why? before What? and How?.
What is Service Design?
A short animation explaining the basics of service design. Service design is a growing discipline with greater and greater impact on the development of services both in public organisations and businesses. There not yet one established theory or way to explain it. This is one example.
What is Design Thinking?
This video will give you a better understanding of what design thinking is all about. It´s closely related to Service Design.
How to start a movement
Derek Sivers talks about followership as an underestimated form of leadership.