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culture

On Hoarding Objects, Ideas and Organisational Inefficiencies

Buddhist psychology almost exclusively locates the preponderance of human misery in this world to the many and diverse methods by which we attach ourselves to things in the world, to objects, possessions, people and ideas…

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culture

Flourishing Grassroots Micro-states within Dysfunctional Macro-states ?

Some organisational principles do not scale linearly…

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Philosophy

Untangling Webs: Extended Cognition

The role of innovative technological mediation in information storage and processing…

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business

An Art of Farming Emptiness

At a certain point, adaptive growth can be largely abstracted from (a) concrete or material means of wealth-generation…

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culture

Perseus’ Shield

No one quite does lateral and innovative thinking like the protagonists of Ancient Greek mythology…

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culture

Transformative Problem-Solving

Organisational transformation is not so much about working within the existing rules as it may be about reconfiguring and extending the underlying axioms and rules of organisational structure, information and energy flow such as to generate new rules and new possibilities of organisational structure and system.

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culture

Inertia

Systemic bureaucratic failures breed inertia and internal complexity within organisations…