All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘postmodern’

Leading into the Future IX: Fragmented and Inconsistent Images

Leading into the Future IX: Fragmented and Inconsistent Images

We had moved in our postmodern world into a form of global capitalism that requires high levels of consumption, which in turns requires ceaseless transformation in style, a connoisseurship of surface, an emphasis on packaging and reproducibility.

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Leading into the Future V:  Transition in Organizational Forms and Roles

Leading into the Future V: Transition in Organizational Forms and Roles

Major shifts have occurred as our world has moved from a premodern era (based in the extraction of natural resources and craft work) to a modern era (industrial and human-service based). Shifts of a similar magnitude are now occurring throughout the world (and particularly in the Western world) as we move into a postmodern world.

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Leading into the Future IV: Order, Chaos and the Three Societies

Leading into the Future IV: Order, Chaos and the Three Societies

It is important to recognize both the newness of the world in which we are leading and the organizational and societal structures, problems and opportunities that we have inherited and that are emerging in our current world.

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Leading into the Future II: A Tale of Three Societies

Leading into the Future II: A Tale of Three Societies

Many societies in our world are in the midst of major transformation from a premodern to modern social structure. This is being replicated in the shift of other societies from a modern to postmodern social structure.

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The New Johari Window: #8 Unpredictability

The New Johari Window: #8 Unpredictability

Many relationships that could be labeled postmodern are poised on the edge of chaos. Chaos is defined here as a state of unpredictability—as a system in which certainty and uncertainty are in interplay with one another.

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The New Johari Window #6: Awareness of Self and the Postmodern Condition

The New Johari Window #6: Awareness of Self and the Postmodern Condition

We live in a world of complexity, uncertainty and turbulence that continues to call into question our sense of a coherent self and our sense of a consistent set of interpersonal relationships.

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