Wayfinding: making sense i complexity and uncertainty 17/9

Posted Posted in Academy, Complexity, Management, Sensemaking, Workshop

Often we think of “being professional” as having things in order and control, while the society of today is increasingly demanding the ability to act in uncertain and complex situations. Three tips for navigating in complexity: – The word “complex” is often used a little carelessly. Keep in mind the difference between complicated and complex: […]

Vertical development

Posted Posted in Adaptive, Books, Complexity, Sensemaking, Transformation

Fina artiklar om vuxenutveckling nu i Svenska Dagbladet. Idag med Kristina Elfhag som skrivit “Livsutvecklingens psykologi” som jag är glad över att ha fått chans att bidra till med perspektiv, främst kopplat till managementområdet. “Den vuxna jagutvecklingen sker på djupet och under lång tid, förklarar hon. Den är heller inte hänvisad till individen, utan pågår […]

3 learning loops

Posted Posted in Conference, Sensemaking, Strategy

Do you mostly focus on the immediate feedback-loop goal-result or do you also work with double loop learning (how) and triple loop learning (why)? This is an image from my presentation to a governance conference next week on combining systems thinking with performance management in public sector. 

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 […]