Leading in Complex Times

Posted Posted in Complexity, Conference, Future, Leadership, Management, Sensemaking, Strategy

Every now and then I see “leadership” being contrasted to “management”, where management is out in the cold and leadership is presented in a more positive way, as something desirable. To me they are complementary; we need ‘both-and’. The polarization is by no means surprising. Development often happens in pendulum movements. But if you read […]

Enabling leadership

Posted Posted in Adaptive, Future, Innovation, Leadership, Management, Sensemaking, Transformation, [:sv]Organization[:en]Organisation[:]

  The digital infrastructure has improved exponentially, and as individuals and consumers we have adopted new functionalities and habits. Direct access and ‘tailor made for me’ are the expectations of customers today. We let go of the CD with a solid track list, some people started using Pirate Bay and then we got Spotify with […]

Reading

Posted Posted in Books, Culture, Future, Innovation, Leadership, Teal, [:sv]Self-organization[:en]Self-organisation[:]

Besides Reinventing Organizations, what other books are there if you are interested in teal organizations and leadership for the future of work? That was a question that I got recently. Here are some titles: An Everyone Culture. Becoming a Deliberately Developmental Organization by Robert Kegan and Lisa Laskow Lahey Many voices, one song – Shared […]