Tag Archives: #systemsthinking

Cause and Effect – Is It Really That Simple?

So this post has been on my mind for a while, but something happened at work today…. It would seem to me that it’s human nature to explain occurrences in the simplest manner possible, often in the form of linear “cause … Continue reading

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Is Your Oven The Right Temperature?

A large number of organizations attempt to to have their software developments go “Agile” for a variety of reasons.  The sheer number of discussions in Agile discussion groups is a reflection of this craze. Many of these attempts fail and fail … Continue reading

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Have You Seen The System Lately?

Have you seen the system?  Let’s start with a little story.. A father goes into his children’s bedroom to wake them up and get them ready for school. As he pulls the covers off of his daughter, he notices that her eyes seem … Continue reading

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Appearances Can Be Deceiving

I’m a Theory Y guy.  I may be näive in my outlook but I’m just a Theory Y guy.  I believe that most (not many) people want to do a good job wherever they are.  So what do we do … Continue reading

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