All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Donald Schon’

Tending the Fires of 21st Century Organizations

Tending the Fires of 21st Century Organizations

In this essay I am drawing a comparison between the fire that I tend in my living room hearth and the “tending” that is done by those leading dynamic and complex 21st Century organizations.

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The Assumptive Worlds of Psychopathy VII:  Clinical Diagnosis and DSM

The Assumptive Worlds of Psychopathy VII: Clinical Diagnosis and DSM

It is in the basic act of diagnosing and categorizing the psychopathy of a client seeking treatment that not only the nature of treatment is being determined), but also the length of treatment and role played by other professionals are determined. We are referring specifically to the critical role played by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

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Leadership and Anxiety–Containment and Metabolism I: Anxiety in a VUCA-Plus Environment

Leadership and Anxiety–Containment and Metabolism I: Anxiety in a VUCA-Plus Environment

The leaders of organizations in the 21st Century often must deal with major challenges associated with the anxiety experienced by specific members of their organization, as well as the diffuse anxiety that pervades specific departments in the leader’s organization or the entire organization.

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