Monthly Archive for: ‘13 hours ago’

Organizational Consultation: An Appreciative Approach III Four Models of Consultation

Organizational Consultation: An Appreciative Approach III Four Models of Consultation

Those practitioners who (1) help to bring about a specific change in the client system, (2) are advocates of, but do not initiate, a specific change in the system, (3) advocate no specific change but begin with the assumption that change in the system is required, and (4) neither advocate a specific change nor begin with the assumption that the system needs to change.

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Leading into the Future VI:  Postmodern Perspectives on Organizational Life

Leading into the Future VI: Postmodern Perspectives on Organizational Life

We must discard that which is superficially interesting but transitory and determine that which we individually and collectively should attend to at any point in time.

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The New Johari Window VI:  The Postmodern Self

The New Johari Window VI: The Postmodern Self

Ironically—and poignantly—the Johari Window, as a guidebook for this transitional period—is still relevant today.

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Collaborative Innovation: What Turns It Off And What Turns It On

Collaborative Innovation: What Turns It Off And What Turns It On

Rather than exploring how we can add the qualities of collaboration and innovation to our experience, this paper explores why we are not accessing these qualities as a natural strategy.

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Collaborative Innovation: A Personal Truth

Collaborative Innovation: A Personal Truth

With respect to collaborative innovation, the most important question I ask at this extraordinary time of social, political and economic disintegration is: “WHAT is my personal truth and HOW can I live consistent with my values?”

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A Road to Consciousness

A Road to Consciousness

I now do my best to engage with consciousness as an individual and in collaboration with others, while remaining conscious of my choice to do so, and climb the next flight of steps to discover the next level of consciousness as an ascent rather than a descent as I grow older.

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Collaborative Innovation: A Personal Journey

Collaborative Innovation: A Personal Journey

“At this extraordinary time of social, political and economic disintegration, with respect to “Collaborative Innovation”, what is the most important question we can ask, and why?” My answer is: “Why are we not coming together as people, to solve these solvable problems?” And the answer to that is: “We think our political system will do it for us.” Wrong!

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Passion and Purpose are Levers for Sustaining  Collaborative Innovation

Passion and Purpose are Levers for Sustaining Collaborative Innovation

Invite participants to connect the deeper aspects of who they are, and the diverse insights born of their passions, to the solutions they are seeking to develop for the organization

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Collaborative Innovation Builds Global Social Resilience for Climate Change

Collaborative Innovation Builds Global Social Resilience for Climate Change

Climate change is forcing communities to assess their readiness for confronting the increasingly frequent environmental disruptions that transform sea coasts, consume forests and take human life.

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The Roots of Collaborative Innovation

The Roots of Collaborative Innovation

Abstract This article follows Charlie Smith’s kind request to address Buckminster Fuller’s question from which he created his extraordinary inventive …

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