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Gary Wong
One of the more fascinating applications of the Cynefin framework is dynamically plotting the unfolding of events as they occur. It’s an engaging way to track history in the making. As mentioned in my first posting, I recently experienced the embarrassment of a riot on the very same streets that hosted a very successful Winter […]
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Gary Wong
Front-line managers and supervisors practically spend their entire working day on the Ordered Side. I surmise that the time split between the Complicated and Simple Domains is in the 20/80 range respectively. Everyday operational decisions primarily require Management by Intuition – relying on established habits and past experiences to get the job done. As we […]
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Gary Wong
I recently came across a book written by Eduardo Porter: The Price of Everything: Solving the Mystery of Why We Pay What We Do. A couple of interesting excerpts: * In 1984, Kenneth Feinberg negotiated a $180 million settlement paid by the manufacturers of Agent Orange to 250,000 Vietnam veterans who had been sickened by […]
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Gary Wong
One of my most profound and enjoyable memories was being taught by Edward De Bono. Edward is regarded by many to be the leading authority in the world in the field of creative thinking and the direct teaching of thinking as a skill. I first met Edward in Chicago in April 1993 when I became […]
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Gary Wong
Yesterday I shared some of my experiences implementing enterprise-wide software solutions. I was quite involved with the People aspects, in particular, dealing with change. My first formal exposure in change methodologies occurred when I was trained by ODR. Founded by Darryl Conner in 1974, ODR held licenses with the major consulting firms from the mid-80s […]
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Gary Wong
One of the CE graphics that produced an “Ah-hah!” moment for me was Dave’s S-curve diagram. It wasn’t the first time that I had seen S-curves. At the global consulting firm where I worked, there were plenty of S-curve charts showing industries and firms going through life cycles. My “Ah-hah!” occurred discussing the bubble formed […]
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Gary Wong
Several of you probably have come across the posting’s title or a variation of it. Today’s topic of interest is about paradigms and paradigm shifts. From Wikipedia: “The word [paradigm] has come to refer very often now to a thought pattern in any scientific discipline or other epistemological context.” …Since the 1960s, the term [paradigm […]
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Gary Wong
Mechanic Tool by hinnamsaisuy Hi, everyone. I look forward to sharing with you how the work I do as a Cognitive Edge practitioner has impacted me personally and professionally. For some people, learning about complexity and chaos thinking is a totally brand new experience, a first time out of the starting blocks. For others, it’s […]
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