We return to the challenge offered by Hernando De Soto: How do we transform the invisible in a society to …
Human capital must be channeled and transformed. There are three domains through which acts of appreciation can channel and transform potential human capital into organizational energy. These three domains are information, intentions and ideas.
How do organizational theorists suggest that the center can hold in 3rd Decade organizations that are often unbounded, forced to be agile, and surviving through collaboration rather than competition.
Organizational Consultation: An Appreciative Approach X: Appreciation and The Release Of Human Capital
De Soto doesn’t use the term appreciation. However, his commitment to finding and securing the wealth that is to be found among the poorest people in the world is among the most disciplined and humane form of appreciative analysis to be offered during the past two decades.
Many companies struggle to implement new business strategies because they underestimate how their existing culture can undermine their efforts.
The postmodern organizations to be found in most contemporary societies are subject to rapid change and rapid growth; furthermore, they have become complex as a result of attempts to accommodate this change and growth
Those who are leading (and learning) into the future, will find the order that underlies much of the chaos in contemporary organizations. If these leaders are to learn into the future, they will have to be intellectually honest—acknowledging the chaos that inevitably underlies much of the apparent order to be found in contemporary organizations.
Theory E²: Working with Entrepreneurs in Closely-Held Enterprises: XIII. Assessment in the Enterprise Cycle (Part Two)
[Note: This essay and most of the previous essay in this series are based on a document I prepared in …