Why few organizations adopt systems thinking
He closes with a request that we end our published articles with a statement how we intend to affect the behavior or thinking of the reader. Here's my list for this short posting:
- I want to get some of you (and me, more of the time) to try his Decision Record idea. That's very related to the learning logs Bob Williams and I developed, with extra emphasis on our decisions not to act. It's very related to a idea from Peter Drucker mentioned on page 101 of Effective Change Management Using Action Research and Action Learning: Concepts, Frameworks, Processes and Applications
- I want you to ask me if I use jargon in ways you don't understand. If you don't understand something, it's likely others didn't, either. It may even be that I didn't understand it, at least not well enough to get my point across. Perhaps we'll all benefit by your asking a question either in a blog comment or by email or phone.