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Mentoring

  I have been mentoring students undertaking their Executive MBA at RMIT recently. The unit is Consultancy where they undertake a real life consulting project working with a client and with a mentor who provides support and learning from their … Continue reading

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Delegation Shares Stories

    I recently facilitated a session with a delegation from Ho Chi Min City in Vietnam. The session was around capability building in the public service. A session that could run the risk of being very dry and boring … Continue reading

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Sensemaking Catches the Whalers

When visiting a Sea Shepherd ship that is moored in my home town I was fascinated to hear the story of how they find the whalers in the Antarctic. It is a great story of working in a complex space, … Continue reading

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Quality in Organisations

Recently I was involved with an organization who had to address the issue of quality and how they would achieve it and know when they were there as part of their accreditation process. It occurred to me that while thinking … Continue reading

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Measuring and Monitoring All That Matters

Over the past year I have been working with a group of colleagues on several projects that fall within the Complex space. These projects are work that is trying to understand the impacts of a particular issue on people and … Continue reading

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HKKMS Workshop

I recently facilitated a workshop for Hong Kong Knowledge Management Society using the Organizational Zoo techniques in particular the Organizational Zoo character cards. We focused on the notion of what makes a good knowledge leader in behavioural terms. The Organizational … Continue reading

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Metaphor

Metaphor is a powerful way of: developing ideas, starting a conversation, transferring knowledge and developing an understanding of complex concepts. In much of the work I undertake I weave in metaphor at some point and often along with story.  It … Continue reading

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KM Asia

Recently at KM Asia in Singapore I co facilitated a workshop with Arthur Shelley from Intelligent Answers. We aimed at facilitating the workshop so the participants could develop an understanding of the use of metaphor through the Organizational Zoo (see … Continue reading

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Narrative Research

Recently I was discussing the issue of narrative research at the KM Asia Conference in Singapore. Some years ago I was engaged in using the technique, albeit in a very raw form when I was evaluating a program I was … Continue reading

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Using Complexity in change

Just having a think about change and how that is worked through and managed by people. I am currently working with a group in transition…a group who traditionally operates in a linear sense…absolute predictabilty and hierarchy. The notion is that … Continue reading

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