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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 15 Feb 22

By Mark Eddleston and originally published on newwaysofworking Traditional decision-making 🧍‍♂️ In most organisations, centralised authority (such as the senior leadership team) holds much of the power. A few people at the top make most decisions, plus some lucky middle managers, while everyone else does as they are told. Employees need approval before they can do stuff that they haven’t been told to do. A few things may be approved here and there but, typically, lots of people feel frustrated and disempowered. Decisions are too often made by people who are far away from the customer or information, while promising …

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By Mark Eddleston and originally published on newwaysofworking Traditional decision-making 🧍‍♂️ In most organisations, centralised authority (such as the senior leadership team) holds much of the power. A few people at the top make most decisions, plus some lucky middle managers, while everyone else does as they are told. Employees need approval before they can do stuff that they haven’t …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 23 Dec 21

By Norbert Netten for Enlivening Edge Magazine You are reading this article by looking at a screen. That screen is your interface. It’s the direct result of processes that take place within your tablet, phone, or computer. These processes are not visible. They are the result of well-functioning software and a stable operating system. Now, let’s use the way your device works as an analogy to look at how teams and organizations function well. The interface of a team or organization is what you see and perceive as their output. It is their behavior and the quality of their services …

The Importance of a Well-functioning ‘Operating System’ – The Overlooked Aspect of Teamwork and Collaboration Read More »

By Norbert Netten for Enlivening Edge Magazine You are reading this article by looking at a screen. That screen is your interface. It’s the direct result of processes that take place within your tablet, phone, or computer. These processes are not visible. They are the result of well-functioning software and a stable operating system. Now, let’s use the way your …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 13 Sep 21

By Norbert Netten and originally published in its entirety at https://powerofconnection.world/ This is Part 4 of a 4-part series in Enlivening Edge Magazine. Read Part 1 , Part 2, Part 3 . Radical Self-management: Total freedom and full responsibility for yourself, each other and the result To optimize a team or organization, many people use what is known as the ‘structural-approach’. Their focus is on getting the right people on the right job, coach them to learn the skills they need, focus on business strategy for success, create complimentary teams, assign tasks and responsibilities, establish basic operating principles and more. That …

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By Norbert Netten and originally published in its entirety at https://powerofconnection.world/ This is Part 4 of a 4-part series in Enlivening Edge Magazine. Read Part 1 , Part 2, Part 3 . Radical Self-management: Total freedom and full responsibility for yourself, each other and the result To optimize a team or organization, many people use what is known as the ‘structural-approach’. …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 18 Aug 21

By Norbert Netten and originally published in its entirety at https://powerofconnection.world/ This is Part 3 of a 4-part series in Enlivening Edge Magazine. Read Part 1 , Part 2. Watch for future EE publication of the later parts which are currently visible at the original site. Radical Self-management: Total freedom and full responsibility for yourself, each other and the result To optimize a team or organization, many people use what is known as the ‘structural-approach’. Their focus is on getting the right people on the right job, coach them to learn the skills they need, focus on business strategy for success, …

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By Norbert Netten and originally published in its entirety at https://powerofconnection.world/ This is Part 3 of a 4-part series in Enlivening Edge Magazine. Read Part 1 , Part 2. Watch for future EE publication of the later parts which are currently visible at the original site. Radical Self-management: Total freedom and full responsibility for yourself, each other and the result To …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 13 Jul 21

By Norbert Netten and originally published in its entirety at https://powerofconnection.world/ This is Part 2 of a 4-part series in Enlivening Edge Magazine. Read Part 1 Watch for future EE publication of the later parts which are currently visible at the original site. Radical Self-management: Total freedom and full responsibility for yourself, each other and the result To optimize a team or organization, many people use what is known as the ‘structural-approach’. Their focus is on getting the right people on the right job, coach them to learn the skills they need, focus on business strategy for success, create complimentary teams, …

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By Norbert Netten and originally published in its entirety at https://powerofconnection.world/ This is Part 2 of a 4-part series in Enlivening Edge Magazine. Read Part 1 Watch for future EE publication of the later parts which are currently visible at the original site. Radical Self-management: Total freedom and full responsibility for yourself, each other and the result To optimize a team …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 12 Feb 18

I’ve been thinking about the relationship between freedom, choice and responsibility.A couple of months ago, I read Finite and Infinite Games: A Vision Of Life as Play and Possibility by James P. Carse, a profound philosophical book that talks about game theory in the context of politics, religion, art, sex, and every other area of life. It often brings up the concepts around sovereignty and choice. It was a book that came recommended by Daniel Schmachteberger and Jordan Greenhall, who are two of my favourite podcast guests on Future Thinkers.In a recent tweet storm I summed up my own understanding …

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I’ve been thinking about the relationship between freedom, choice and responsibility.A couple of months ago, I read Finite and Infinite Games: A Vision Of Life as Play and Possibility by James P. Carse, a profound philosophical book that talks about game theory in the context of politics, religion, art, sex, and every other area of life. It often brings up …

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