Category Archives: Culture

Culture eats process for breakfast

Another great presentation by Henrik Kniberg, “Culture over Process” , among other things clearly demonstating that the lessons from Dan Pink’s Drive are fundamental for sustained performance, productivity, and adaptability. Culture matters vastly more for outcomes than any process. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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World income inequality

Most of you reading this blog are doing better financially than 93% of the world’s population…

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Cultural Patterns of Behavior, part II

Bernard’s comment to my previous post on this topic triggered some futher musing from my part on the “essence” of a “culture”, whether it is a national culture, or a culture of an organization. First, let me bluntly but firmly … Continue reading

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Manning’s “reward” for revealing state sanctioned murder;35 years

Manning is sentenced to 35 years in prison for revealing state sanctioned murder. And the “state” in question is supposed to be the beacon of democracy and freedom. Going further, this state is now governed by secret laws and secret … Continue reading

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The Crisis of Civilization

Excellent video, with a clear “systems” view (“the sum is greater than its parts”) on the state of the world. Must see for everyone, specially main stream neo-classical economists and neo-liberal politicians, who still believe it’s possible to understand a … Continue reading

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Radical Management presentation by Steve Denning

Here’s an excellent ppt presentation, where Steve Denning gives the background and rationale for why the world must change from traditional to radical management. A few tidbits from the presentation: “tradidional management was deployed as a way to getting semi-skilled … Continue reading

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Cringely’s latest projection – the consequences of “focus on shareholder value”

Robert X Cringely on the consequences of relentless focus on “shareholder value”. The contemporary “business model” of most of today’s large enterprises, regardless domain, is based on relentless “focus on shareholder value” exlusively. And since the time horizon for that … Continue reading

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End of the Road

Want to understand the root causes of all the financial crisis the world has been experiencing lately….? A hint: epic greed combined with  FIAT money and Ponzi schemes…! This trailer gives you a synopsis for the full (55 min) documentary, … Continue reading

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NSA disclosure: is it Orwellian, or is it Huxley…?

Over the past few days, since the revelation of Big Government’s Big-Data surveillance of the citizens of the world, there has been many references to George Orwell’s dystopian novel “1984”, and that book is now soaring on Amazon’s list of … Continue reading

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NSA DISCLOSURE & public disinterest

I’ve been monitoring Swedish media today, particularily about any buzz on the Edward Snowdon disclosure of Big Government’s surveillance of citizens of the World. What really surprises me is the public lack of interest in this matter… At least in … Continue reading

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