Consulting a team of managers in the Understanding organizational complexity and change process, one of them asked me what types of questions I may ask a team or person to understand better how to support their progress in change and complexity. I smiled, and we worked out a series of questions. Many of them are … Continued
This activity is meant to illustrate that what works best in innovation and rapidly changing environments needs a different leadership and team approach.
Organizations and people are not gullible because they believe statements that appeal to them or really would like a way to make sense of a complex interactional workplace. The experiment shows that 84% of us have shared concerns, beliefs, needs, and areas where we feel weakness but do not think that others share these challenges.
Through an interactive and extrospective approach we will discover possible solutions that work at that time then work to amplify & reflect these results with the team.
The need to focus on purpose during periods of change and tumult will connect and create a focus on the shared & individual processes that are creating the required results. With purpose a system works. With a clear and consistent purpose the system-drives-behaviors that thrive in VUCA (Volatile; Uncertain; Complex; Ambiguous) environments.
The complexity and change of your work is increasing. You are constantly having to organize information available to you, and determine how to best use that information to make choices. This is a skill that can be developed and a process that can be implemented into your organization, team and leadership.