"joanna howard said:New game or new language? No games.Probably a language that matches and reflects people's reality and doesn't build up management into to something bigger and more magical than deciding what needs to happen and thinking…"
"Perhaps we even should look out of management into other fields;-))
In a way managers and all people dealing with the issues are bound
and stuck in the thinking they are thinking.
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (just heard the name a few minutes ago…"
"Gets my vote
Moon Shots said:Until someone comes up with a better strapline, I've changed it to:
A global network of management renegades
This may not be to everyone's taste but it doesn't mention reinvention and it reflects the…"
Which kind of what do we need instead? New game? New language (I always struggle with engineers, as an economist and systems thinker)?
joanna howard said:My feeling as an erstwhile management consultant is that…"
Perhaps we just don't need the big effort, just the RIGHT effort (when we see the sufficient crack or leverage point to intervene).
Going with the flow (respectively wind) is best when trying to achieve great thing - has been at…"
"In the last few years, I have seen small, self organising teams coming together to work on projects. The strucutre of those teams will depend on the nature of the project, but within the teams every one is equal. If the project takes off, and…"
I don't disagree with you but let me get this straight, we are talking about crossing a road, aren't we, so a bridging language that connects where things have been with where things are going seems necessary to me - not the…"
You are right about your observations. Let's engage more women here to take active part of the communication to level the ratio.
Mary Stacey said:I was struck by the 5:1 male to female ratio and emailed Gary Hamel…"
"The people are the asset for the change and we are very well a part of them.
Listen to the people around you in your family, on the bus, in the shop, at work,
during holidays, ...about what they are talking, what their thoughts are. All
Ok, maybe we could do with forgetting the idea of reinventing management. I think the truth is already out there but might need us to pay more attention.Not altogether sure that we should be expecting a rediscovery to come from a predominantly white, male, american group of professors, many of whom have been highly paid consultants within a broken system for a long time already. That's a sweeping generalistion about them, but I thought I'd get if off my chest.See More