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Bill Fischer and Simone Cicero on Haier and the entrepreneurial organisation

...as a CEO is able to hold the space for this organisation to evolve and to be the way it is, which is really quite radical in comparison to most large scale organisations we know today. B Fischer: I think that he’s unique. I think that I have never met another CEO who compares to him — in both his intell...more
...rk and then you get all the rewards. You kind of put all of yourself into what you’re doing. And this is something that is easy to achieve on a small scale. I think this company is getting to the way of making it work on a large scale. It is a context in which you can really put all of yourself into wha...more
...you’re doing. And this is something that is easy to achieve on a small scale. I think this company is getting to the way of making it work on a large scale. It is a context in which you can really put all of yourself into what you’re doing. And when you put all of yourself as a team, for example, and ev...more
...works with a start-up — you need to put yourself into something and create something new, and this is basically what Haier is trying to do on a large scale. And to do it on a large scale it’s a matter of designing the right pieces, and putting the right pieces together — the services, and the supports, a...more
...d to put yourself into something and create something new, and this is basically what Haier is trying to do on a large scale. And to do it on a large scale it’s a matter of designing the right pieces, and putting the right pieces together — the services, and the supports, and the culture — so that this c...more
...the right pieces, and putting the right pieces together — the services, and the supports, and the culture — so that this can really happen on a large scale. B Fischer: And, and so Lisa if you could go back to this person you mentioned in the aerospace industry who has a small firm with people and micro-...more

Aaron Dignan on being complexity conscious and people positive

... hard to pull apart - they both happen all the time. And secondly, there are some challenges, I think, with focusing just on the individual - both in scale and in nature. So, the the challenge of course, is that, you know, it's very difficult to coach 300,000 people. So, that's quite an ambitious underta...more
...a walkabout or some personal crisis. So that's there. But I think from our perspective, if we can change things in the system that affect everyone at scale - that start new patterns, that reinforce the kinds of mindsets and identities that we want as a collective, that we all believe are going to serve u...more
...ce you can. Because you'll learn so much from doing it that you can't learn from discussing. And then when you find things that serve you, of course, scale them - bring them to life. Start by starting - just do something, start that looping process of going from tension to practice to experiment to lear...more

Margaret Heffernan on how to act our way out of the status quo trap

...ke being told by government what to do. I've seen that in the pandemic. And so we have to do this together. If we're going to be able to do it on the scale that's required, I think. But, you know, it's gonna take a lot of work, and there isn't a lot of time. But I don't see what other work there is to do...more

Nand Kishore Chaudhary from Jaipur Rugs on love, collective consciousness and self-management

...e is no representation, and voices of the frontline in your boardroom, then you are creating a death bed for your company. To further bring speed and scale, we needed to bring simplicity and focus in our business. For this, I started researching and came across self-management principles and then I found...more

Jorge Silva on horizontal structures and participatory culture at 10Pines

... And we even had a case when we were proposing a person to have a raise in salary - they rejected it, because when he saw how he's going to be in the scale of different salaries, he wasn't comfortable with that. So he preferred to postpone the decision to when he felt more comfortable with that. So it's ...more

Keith McCandless and Henri Lipmanowicz on acting your way into a new kind of organising with Liberating Structures

...g Structures, for the benefit of our listeners, transform how organisations do strategy as an example? Keith McCandless: One is you can include, then scale. So you can include ridiculous numbers of people. And you just repeat the same pattern of a string of Liberating Structures, which we talked about ea...more