One more from the archives – or rather, a rework into another format of the ‘manifesto’ from the intro to my book Power and response-ability: the human side of systems. The basic version is part of the book, and also …

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As part of the setup for getting the ‘What is power, anyway?‘ slide-pack online at Slideshare, I’ve finally gotten round to doing something I should have done a year ago: a three-page reference-sheet version of the ‘Manifesto‘ on power in …

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“An oldie but a goodie” – this one dates from way back in 2002, but is still relevant as a way to get people thinking about the human side of systems. Probably best viewed as a self-running ‘PowerPoint Slideshow’ – …

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Still recovering from the TOGAF conference – about which I need to do a blog-report later, ‘cos some major shifts there – and still ridiculously tired from the way-too-early-start, way-too-late-finish days of the conference itself. But a key point came …

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For a while now I’ve been describing myself as a ‘business anarchist‘, in part because a sizeable aspect of my work is ‘creative destruction’ of business assumptions and the like, for the purpose of clarifying the direction in which the …

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More ramblings on the ‘business anarchist’ theme. The conventional ‘scientific’ assumptions about business reality – as in Taylor’s classic ‘Scientific Management‘ – assume that everything is based on predictable Newtonian-style rules and laws. It’s sort-of true, up to a point, …

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I’ve been thinking quite a bit more about the ‘business anarchist‘ idea, following a couple of great conversations yesterday with Bas van Gils in the Netherlands and Stuart Curley in London. Hence a few more notes: Every business-consultant is, in …

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Yup, I’ve been at it again – getting more of my previous material from the past few years out into printed-book form. This one’s Power and Response-ability: the human side of systems – click the link or the graphic for …

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