Underwear, Clocks, and Companies: How to Change When You Must

Organizational change is merely individual change carried out at scale. And like the changes we carry out as individuals, organizational change can vary between overwhelming, tedious, and refreshing. In order to understand how we can change our companies, or dare we say, the world, we need to understand change at the human level. Johnny’S Cove CoWorking & CoLiving in Civitanova Marche (MC) – Italy BOOK NOW!

Futurework: Managing Complexity With Simplicity

The keynote will explore the lessons learned from the journey of vanguard companies as they unleash the power of organizational self-management. It’s possible to adopt an organizational model linking mission-critical processes to individual stewardship without the need for traditional management and formal hierarchy. It’s possible to slash the direct and indirect costs of bureaucracy to achieve strategic competitive advantage. It’s possible to manage great complexity with simple principles. Johnny’S Cove CoWorking & CoLiving in Civitanova Marche (MC) – Italy BOOK NOW!

The future is in business as commons

The future is in business as commons. In a world where business models are changing and even the traditional notion of work has lost its fit with curren paradigms, Samantha Slade an innovator and pioneer in organizational and business models will present a new organization mindset focused on compensation as conversation, co-governance and sharing and collaboration. Samantha is driven by the transition to future paradigms. With a background in anthropology, she pioneers novel organizational models and practices. Johnny’S Cove CoWorking & CoLiving in Civitanova Marche (MC) – Italy BOOK NOW!

Minimum Viable Organisation

How much structure is enough in the quest for a healthy organisation? Some say all management is waste, is that true? Agile equals flat structures but how flat? Agile methods and teaching promote much flatter organisations, much more focus on the team and less management control or interference. Taking some methods and writing literally we might believe that there is no need for management in agile organisations. Is that true, can it be achieved, should it? Johnny’S Cove CoWorking & CoLiving in Civitanova Marche (MC) – Italy BOOK NOW!

How self organization happens and why you can trust it

Becoming Agile People in organizations has two parts: 1) recovering what is natural about the human condition and 2) developing new ways of working together. One is a kind of unlearning– we unlearn the old social conditioning, and re-connect with our natural human enthusiasm for being together. There is an evolutionary dynamic underlying the complex processes of human relating. This is the basis of self-organization that we can trust. There is also the challenge for us to become more than we have been before. This is part of the adventure and never ending story that emerges as we build trust […]

Teal shade of Agile by Tobias Mayer

The term “Teal” to describe the next stage of corporate evolution was proposed by Frederic Laloux in his book, Reinventing Organizations. A Teal organisation is considered an organic, living entity, unlike most corporations today which can best be described as mechanical in both intent and execution. But those of us embedded in the Agile community know that this concept is not new, indeed we have been striving for the release of control and the promotion of nurture for many years now. Is Teal then just a reinvention of the Agile wheel? Yes and No. Laloux offers three simple, yet powerful […]