Two work perspectives

Watts Humphrey and Dee Hock are two pioneers, in different areas, and in different ways. They also have two very different ways of seeing work. Watts Humphrey: Work is, or has to be, repeatable Watts Humphrey provides his view on process improvement in Three Process Perspectives: Organizations, Teams, and People (Kluwer Academic Publishers, Annals of […]

Liv i arbetet 8

Om våra organisationer Detta är ett inlägg i min serie om liv i arbetet. Våra organisationer kan liknas vid koncentrationsläger. Orden är inte mina, utan Gunnar Hjelholts, som var aktiv i den danska motståndsrörelsen och sattes i ett tyskt koncentrationsläger under andra världskriget. Efter kriget blev Gunnar Hjelholt en pionjär inom gruppdynamik och organisationspsykologi i […]

Liv i arbetet 7

Om inre och yttre värde Detta är ett inlägg i min serie om liv i arbetet. I mitt förra inlägg nämnde jag att bättre sätt att arbeta tillsammans ytterst handlar om värderingar. Jag skrev att vårt val av värderingar är helt avgörande! I detta inlägg kommer jag att titta närmare på detta. Först en liten […]

Organizing reflection 25

This is a post in my series on organizing ”between and beyond.” Other posts are here. The purpose of this post is to reflect on subjects occupying my mind. I make no claim to fully believe what I write. Neither do I pretend that others have not already thought or written about the same subject. […]

Organizing reflection 16

This is a post in my series on organizing ”between and beyond.” Other posts are here. The purpose of this post is to reflect on subjects occupying my mind. I make no claim to fully believe what I write. Neither do I pretend that others have not already thought or written about the same subject. More often […]

David Bohm on ecology, organization, thinking, dialogue, and wholeness

David Bohm on ecology, organization, thinking, dialogue, and wholeness:1 “… the ecology in itself is not a problem. It works perfectly well by itself. Its due to us, right?” “The earth is one household really, but we are not treating it that way …” “… the more you made society big and you had organization, […]

Bonnitta Roy on an open architecture for self-organization

Bonnitta Roy describes in An Open Architecture for Self-Organization how to “to distribute management responsibilities into self-organizing teams, without losing strategic performance“. She calls this “The Open Participatory Organization“, or OPO for short. The governance of an OPO is CriSP, or “continually regenerating it’s starting position“. This means that the form of the organization “takes […]