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Compliance or Creation

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 Compliance or Creation2002-11-29 16:01
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by Flemming Funch

Peter Kaminski via Seb mentions:
Whoosh: Business in the Fast Lane,Tom McGehee on what makes a company suck or rock:

Compliance CompaniesCreation Companies
Policy drivenPrinciple driven
Rule basedRelationship based
Conducts training

Allows for structured and unstructured learning

Forced organizationSelf-organizing
Good of organization over good of individualGood of organization through good of individuals
Measures activityMeasures outcome
Closed systemOpen system
Internal focusExternal focus
Risk avoidanceOpportunity creation
Confuses models with realityUnderstands modeling
Tries to re-create past successTries to create new successes
Methodology basedModel based
Expert's mindBeginner's mind
Tolerates diversityThrives on diversity
Seeks equilibriumSeeks progress
Deficit focusedPositive focused
Creates burning platformsCreates compelling opportunities

Application to national governments or revolutionary organizations is left as an exercise for the reader.

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30 Nov 2002 @ 02:27 by shawa : Oh how I *grok* that!

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