Category Archives: Learning Organization

The Neo-Generalist – A revolutionary book

The beauty of multiple, movement, and change We all know that the young apprentice starts out as a generalist – someone without any particular skills – and then, gradually, moves towards specialism in order to one day become a master in … Continue reading

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How to say what really matters? By listening!

Apart from all the things we say in daily life – things without any real meaning but which serve a social purpose, such as please, thanks, you’re welcome – there are lots of more things to say if your team … Continue reading

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Seeing everything clearly from a moment of observation

Many years ago, a great book was written: “The Fifth Discipline”, by Peter Senge. I didn’t read it then – have read it only recently – but I understand how important this book and its thoughts have been for the development … Continue reading

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Easy Collaboration and Successful Projects

Why Projects Fail It is quite funny, actually, how almost all talking around project management is focused on methods and frameworks like Prince2, PMBoK, and IPMA. But when you ask project managers why their project failed they almost always mention … Continue reading

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Survey about Learning in Networks – Please Participate!

The No Crisis Company is performing a survey about the value of personal and professional networks with regards to learning. The results will be used for blog posts, white papers, and for developing and improving services for our clients. Please participate … Continue reading

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Leading Lean – Leaders Must Be Teachers

This sounds very interesting, very wise. I look forward to read the next posts on the topic. Posted by Matt Wrye at Beyond Lean: Leading Lean – Leaders Must Be Teachers

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Stress Kills Learning, Change, and Improvement

The door to the closet was a bit open, so he elegantly pushed it slightly with his heel while passing it. A few steps later he stopped, as he noticed that the door had jumped open again. Being determined to fix … Continue reading

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The Formula for Successful Change and Projects

During the last few days I posted philosophies and real world stories alike, and the most striking thing when looking at all of it together is that it doesn’t sum up to one worldview! So what was it all about? Did I … Continue reading

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Inspiration for Adidas – how should they build a learning organization?

“Organizations do not learn – people do”, someone said. But people in the organization do share the knowledge gained from learning, and in this respect the organization may acquire and structure knowledge and thereby learn. The core of working with … Continue reading

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Lean Literature Quiz

Do you know your Lean literature? Are you ready to prove it? Try the Lean Literature Quiz and see if you know enough to pass! Have fun with it, and good luck! Btw., there was initially an error in question … Continue reading

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Lean Data for Service – Size Doesn’t Matter!

With so much talking these days about big data, it is easy to feel a bit ashamed of those small data some of us are usually dealing with… But cheer up! Lean comes to rescue 🙂

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Welcome to The No Crisis Blog!

Greetings, everybody! This blog is meant to discuss all the different things necessary to consider before establishing projects or change processes. Most of those end up in failure. And why? For a million reasons, unfortunately, so there exists no one … Continue reading

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