Systems Thinking

Why Creative Tension Brings Out Better Business Outcomes

Why Creative Tension Brings Out Better Business Outcomes

The term “creative tension” was coined by author and MIT Sloan lecturer Peter Senge (the same man who popularised the “learning organisation”) in his 1990 book, The Fifth Discipline …

3 Reasons Why Systems Thinking is Important for Innovation

3 Reasons Why Systems Thinking is Important for Innovation

In a world where interconnectedness and complexity hold sway, systems thinking offers a disciplined approach to make sense of the world and find innovative solutions to problems. How can a disciplined systems thinking approach lead directly to the ability to …

3 Ways Agile Thinking Can Transform Your Organisation

3 Ways Agile Thinking Can Transform Your Organisation

We live in a VUCAH world: volatile, uncertain, complex, ambiguous, and hyperconnected. An environment like this demands adaptability. As such, business leaders need to throw out old notions of top-down management and bureaucracy, and be ready to respond to new …

A Systems-Inspired Approach to Building High Performance Teams

A Systems-Inspired Approach to Building High Performance Teams

Lyn Wong | Today’s Manager | Singapore Institute of Management | Published on 01/03/2019 When leaders consciously shift to become more systems-inspired in the way they lead their teams, they adopt the practice of deep democracy with their teams. Teams are …