Knowledge Management [video]


A punchy 3 minute video that, not before time, reminds us how much we take for granted.

David Griffiths with more a notable influence from Dave (Cynefin) Snowden

I would highly recommend some related reading but then mine is hardly an objective viewpoint…as I wrote it! HOWEVER, I can certainly recommend David’s blog for some very interesting reading.

General ignorance:: accident or design?

Just because you haven’t identified that “the problem is the solution” doesn’t mean that others, within your business sector, haven’t developed or imported [exaptation] a strategy from another sector to help them seize invaluable competitive advantage….firms that don’t evolve or adapt to a changed environment are easy targets for new entrants to a market!

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The Resilience Proposition of the Minimum or ‘How to neutralise complexity’


“In agriculture there is a simple law for growth, ‘Liebig’s Law of the minimum‘. The law basically states that growth is not dependent on the total resources available, but on the scarcest resource”.

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I’m preparing a new article on complexity and I wanted to share a preview of the direction I am taking.  This has been brought about through the work I have been doing with organisations in the US and Middle East and was produced as a keystone tenet to primarily explain the value adding role of human resources in the complex domain.

In agriculture there is a simple law for growth, ‘Liebig’s Law of the minimum‘.  The law basically states that growth is not dependent on the total resources available, but on the scarcest resource.

The same could be said for organisations looking to neutralise the effects of complexity (where ambiguous, interconnected and interdependent systems can bring about an unexpected contagion that can infect system – banking crisis, as the most obvious example).  We know that individuals and organisations experience complexity via connectedness, interdependence, ambiguity and diversity.  Technology speeds…

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