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Check-in round

What has your attention as we enter this session?

@mikaelseppala

Community Manager, Responsiveorg Finland / Open Knowledge FI

Freelancer, mikaelseppala.com

Sociologist (YTM)

Action Researcher (KM)

Entrepreneur (KTM)

Service Designer (MBA)

Business Architect (4y xp)

Everyone needs a boss. Executives should have offices. Budgets should be done annually. Leaders decide the strategy. Designers should sit with designers. Conference rooms have a table and chairs. Hourly workers should punch a time clock. People need incentives.

“We are running the organizational equivalent of
MS-DOS, but it’s 2018
.”

From the “Bible Belt approach”…

(insert any book/dogma)

…To living systems of work that can tackle the
ever-changing contextual challenges,
dreams & opportunities
of real organizations
and the people who work in them

Responsive

Manifesto

Organizations for the
Connected Era

http://www.responsiveorg.fi/manifesti

Responsive Organizations are designed to thrive in less predictable environments by balancing the following tensions:

More Predictable <-> Less Predictable

Profit <-> Purpose
Hierarchies <-> Networks
Controlling <-> Empowering
Planning <-> Experimentation
Privacy <-> Transparency

CONTROLLED, EFFICIENT

REGENERATIVE, EMERGENT

The Challenge for Management in Shifting from Control to Emergence

Complexity

Technology

Humanity

shifting the
paradigm

requires a

systemic
approach
to
work

Cynefin

Systems Thinking

Complexity

Technology

Humanity

Cesar Hidalgo, MIT

Cesar Hidalgo, MIT

Open collaboration stack

Complexity

Technology

Humanity

Cynefin

Systems Thinking

Network Theory

Cynefin

HiPPO vs. Evidence-based

certain

uncertain

DESIGN
THINKING
LEAN
AGILE

Complexity

Technology

Humanity

Personalization + contextualization

= Opportunities for Evidence-based
Creativity

Michael Y. Lee & Amy C. Edmondson 2017

Self-managing organizations: Exploring the limits of less-hierarchical organizing

Structuration

Anthony Giddens

Structure

Agency

OLD POWER

NEW POWER

Complex Responsive Processes of Relating

Ralph D. Stacey

“Individuals can respond in individually novel ways, but their responses are always in the relationships they form and that form them. Agency is, thus, neither located in an individual, nor in the collective, nor in both. Instead it is patterning process, simultaneously individual and social. Furthermore, in this way of thinking, knowledge is not stored anywhere and then retrieved to form the basis of action. Rather, knowledge is continuously reproduced and transformed in relational interaction between individuals.”

Kanban for Interdependent Work

“Continuous Participatory Transformation”

Responsive

Practices

Continuous participatory transformation requires a different type of organizing than what we’re used to

Tensions related to Continuous participatory transformation:

Certain <-> Uncertain
More Predictable <-> Less Predictable

Big Bang <-> Start small
One off <-> Evolutionary
Push <-> Pull when needed
Closed <-> Open
Centralized <-> Distributed
Planning <-> Experimentation

http://okf.fi/opencollab

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