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Organizational blindness

In 1970, the scientific journal Nature published a small but important article by Colin Blakemore and Grahame F. Cooper, two neurophysiologists from the University of Cambridge. The article, titled Development of the Brain depends on the Visual Environment, described the … Continue reading

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What Have They Done to My Song, Ma

“Look what they done to my song ma Look what they done to my song It’s the only thing I could do alright And they turned it upside down Oh ma, look what they done to my song” – Melanie … Continue reading

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From Knowledge Stocks to Knowledge Flows: the Journey Just Begins

“Increasingly, strategic advantage for corporate institutions will hinge on privileged positions in relevant concentrations of high-value knowledge flows and the adoption of practices required to participate in and profit from these knowledge flows”. By these words, John Hagel, John Seely … Continue reading

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Organizational Redefinition and the Pocket Calculator

History, we know, is apt to repeat itself, and to foist very old incidents upon us with only a slight change of costume. George Eliot New technology is often disruptive, and social technologies make no exception. Today, quite everyone agrees … Continue reading

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Tackling Complexity and Wicked Problems with Design Thinking

This post is the second of a two-parts article on design thinking co-written with Ralph-Christian Ohr (@ralph_ohr). You can read first part here. The world we live in becomes increasingly complex. Complex systems in different areas of our life, such … Continue reading

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