1. Change is changing
Traditional, top-down, designed then implemented change takes too long and is too hard to push through an organisation. The plan is out of date almost as soon as it’s made. People resist. Change needs to be fast, flexible and proactive and focused on maximising tomorrow’s possibilities rather than rehashing yesterday’s mistakes. Change needs to take everyone with it. Appreciative Inquiry is a change methodology for our changing times.
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As the business world becomes ever more competitive just being able to fix problems in production, supply lines etc. as they arise is no longer sufficient to ensure competitive success. An exciting new way of thinking offers an alternative approach to achieving organisational development, innovation and success. This approach calls on strength-based management and leadership, appreciative innovation, positive organisational design and positive psychology to develop strengths based organisations. Read on »
Proof that brains are more efficient than computers
Cognitive research illuminates how our brains make decisions, and how they are different from computers. Compared to computers our brains are slow, noisy and imprecise. And this makes them much more efficient than computers, but only because brains have one big advantage over computers: they have goals.
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