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Emergent: Ignite Purpose, Transform Culture, Make Change Stick Kindle Edition
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STEPHEN SCOTT JOHNSON is an expert in organisational change with more than 20 years of experience in global business. He is a highly sought after international mentor and keynote speaker in enterprise co-creation, crowdsourcing and movements. His work is featured in BRW, Fast Company, Huffington Post and National Marketing Mag.
Find out more at: www.stephenscottjohnson.com--This text refers to the paperback edition.
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TRANSFORM THE CULTURE AND IMPACT OF YOUR ORGANISATION
Power is shifting. The need for greater values alignment, autonomy and individual empowerment is rising. The question is, what comes next? The answer is an agile, engaged, innovation-driven culture, ready and eager to adapt to an ever-emergent future; an organisation that embraces co-creation with its customers and stakeholders as a way of doing business. The answer is an emergent organisation.
Emergent provides you with a blueprint for creating the futureone that is purposeful, interdependent, stakeholder-oriented and sustainable. Is your organisation ready? --This text refers to the paperback edition.
- ASIN : B073QWFZJV
- Publisher : Wiley; 1st edition (28 June 2017)
- Language : English
- File size : 4698 KB
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
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- Word Wise : Enabled
- Print length : 206 pages
- Page numbers source ISBN : 0730336816
- Best Sellers Rank: 502,760 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
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This book provides leaders with a template for sustainable change. It's a not only a masterclass in systems thinking but also a practical guide for co-creating an engaged and innovative culture.
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Herein lies the problem: why work efficiently, smartly, and ingeniously to put yourself out of a job and thereby feather the nests of absentee owners in far way places. The more an organization streamlines/Taylorizes[Fredrick Winslow Taylor] its systems; all the more programmable.
As I read Emergence, the more I likened it to an Orwellian script that says one thing; while doing its opposite. The purpose is not more human. Despite paid-off Supreme Denial judges telling the citizen, turned consumer, turned commodity; corporations are NOT human.
For humans, it is not inter connectivity; it is, in a real sense - that all life is interrelated. All men are caught an inescapable network of mutuality, tied to a single garment of destiny, whatever affects one directly affects all indirectly. I cannot be what I ought to be until you're what you ought to be, and you can never be what you ought to be until I am what I ought to be. This is the interrelated structure of reality[MLK].
So the frame from which I read this was that nature is purposely being phased out; where man/machine is being phased in. There need to be a paradigm shift from a virtual wealth system based upon debt-based money on an inhuman planet - towards one based on real living wealth, upon a living planet, Earth[Change the Story, Change the Future: A Living Economy For A Living Earth by David C. Korten/Feb 2, 2015].
Despite my personnel frame of reference, the author does an excellent job to relaying his premise, in a step-by-step analyses, comprised in three parts: Part One, Innovation; Part Two, Transformation and Part Three, Evolution. Very smart, up-to-date, using all the newly minted technologies and buzzwords - to weave his thesis into a coherent work for the reader to understand.
In conclusion, I would suggest the reader bear in mind, several contrary viewpoints from which these analyses and concepts presented.