Any organization that I know must learn about the octopus to increase the odds to survive and thrive in the business ocean. Here are the 6 primary reasons. If there is a creature that resembles how I believe organizations need to approach the world, it is an octopus. First and foremost, with just one hard
Breaking problems into small parts and focusing on the parts to improve them is a best practice. This approach simplifies our work by focusing on smaller parts. But those parts are interlinked to each other. What we are missing when we ignore interlinks?
Close and open systems are another example where we simplify reality to make it easier for us but losing significant data, information, and insight during the translation. This video discusses the concept of an open and closed system. Focus on the interactions, not just the parts.
This video provides a high-level overview of 5 attributes that will help any organization to better deal with complexity. Those attributes don’t need to be fully implemented, they need to be adjusted to organizations and the right portion of them should be implemented.
Simply Seizing Complexity
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