You can influence it, but not control it – systems thinking animation

Systems thinking has become a hot topic in organisational thinking. This animation was made for the consultancy firm Impower and it's about using systems thinking in public services. The example we use in the animation is children's services. A key idea in the animation is that a service or an organisation exists as part [...]

By |2022-03-03T09:18:29+00:00March 3rd, 2022|Cartoons, Organisational change, Policy|1 Comment

Uninstalling the 20th century industrial mindset -cartoon

Buy this cartoon Cartoon from a presentation about the Better value sooner safer happier approach to business agility (BVSSH) by Jon Smart. Have you ever tried to introduce agile or new collaborative ways of working in your organisation? Chances are you bumped into Frederick Winslow Taylor. Or more like the ghost of Frederick Winslow [...]

By |2022-01-25T08:45:23+00:00January 21st, 2022|Cartoons, Organisational change|1 Comment

Infographic: Why organisations must change

Organisations must change. But why? This infographic explains how our unpredictable and increasingly complex world forces companies to rethink how they operate. It also gives key ways on how they can change to better adapt to our volatile world (VUCA for those who are into management speak). This infographic was the inspiration for the [...]

By |2021-04-21T06:53:51+00:00January 13th, 2020|Infographics, Organisational change|0 Comments

The Confused CEO’s Guide to 21st Century Organisations

   The Confused CEO's Guide to 21st Century Organisations is a cartoon book (comic book) about business buzzwords everybody uses but no-one can explain: complexity, agile, design thinking, organisational culture, innovation and self-management. The story is told through the eyes of a confused CEO who is trying to make sense of it all. Each chapter [...]

By |2019-11-13T12:13:58+00:00June 13th, 2018|Organisational change|0 Comments

It’s hard to survive in the jungle when you were trained in a zoo – cartoon

Buy this cartoon Were you trained in a zoo? You probably were. I know I was. I came across a blog post on the metaphor of zoos and jungles by management consultant Sonja Blignaut. It nicely contrasts the mindset in an industrial era hierarchical organisation and a more modern, networked organisation. The former assumes a [...]

By |2018-01-26T20:56:19+00:00September 12th, 2017|Cartoons|0 Comments

Infographic: Why organisations must change

Organisations must change. But why? This infographic explains how our unpredictable and increasingly complex world forces companies to rethink how they operate. It also gives key ways on how they can change to better adapt to our volatile world (VUCA for those who are into management speak). This infographic was the inspiration for the [...]

By |2021-04-20T07:16:51+00:00July 27th, 2017|Infographics, Organisational change|23 Comments

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