Designing for Connection

Posted by on Oct 30, 2017 in Relational Business | No Comments

Tending the Field The “organization as house” metaphor explored in the last post is increasingly insufficient. The open exchange of ideas and resources now blurs the boundaries between organizations. The house has become more of a plaza, with shared spaces overlapping with owned spaces. The value chain has evolved into a value network. For any […]

Relationships are Complex

Posted by on Jan 30, 2015 in Relational Business | No Comments
Relationships are Complex

“The world is made of Circles And we think in straight Lines” — Peter Senge Esko Kilpi wrote this week about Men and Machines. He explored how “the sciences of uncertainty and complexity have helped us to understand that organizations are patterns of interaction between human beings. An enterprise that is conceptualized as a social […]