Vertically integrated thinking, seeing the big strategic picture and the details that make it happen together, is a bigger problem for hierarchical organisations to solve than horizontal teams working in silos
Freedom from command and control – the better way to make work work
Nonviolent Communication — A Language of Life
Team of teams
The five dysfunctions of the team
This summer, after a lovely 2 week holiday in Tuscany, I returned to Leeds and straight into a classroom full of government senior leaders discussing agile and user-centred design. Their challenges set me thinking once more about the relationship between technology and social relations in the world of work. One well-known story from the Italy of 400 years ago is helping me make sense of it all.