WHAT IS CULTURE ..
Culture is formed through agreements between people and their shared perspectives. It is not an external entity but a construct of the mind. Intangible experiences and knowledge shape our sense of meaning, and culture emerges when this meaning is agreed upon by a group. Repetition of meaning across multiple perspectives, facilitated by structures and communication, creates a shared sense of culture. However, variation and disagreement exist, challenging the formation of organisational culture...
Introducing the sixth of the Six ITs™ ITER-IT .. a need to take stock regularly to evaluate, reset, and reinvigorate. Generating Wicked Outcomes™, in response to the inherent dynamic complexity of your Wicked Challenge™, is a journey of improvement. As such, it requires checkpoints along the way.
Introducing the fifth of the Six ITs™ MEASURE IT .. Wicked Outcome™s as solutions and benefits together with supporting management policies and processes that are broadly acceptable and implementable.
Introducing the forth of the Six ITs™ INNOV-IT .. Finding solutions that enable us to resolve Wicked Challenges™ will often require us to apply innovative thinking to find resolutions. Different enabling frameworks – or lenses – can prove helpful.
Introducing the third of the Six ITs™ FRAME IT .. to find a way of framing our situation so that our essential stakeholders engage and develop shared meanings for crucial terms and concepts.
Introducing the second of the Six ITs™ COLLABOR-IT .. embracing and managing, rather than accepting, these constraints. This means reaching out and providing the opportunity for colleagues to come together.
Introducing the first of the Six ITs™ RESOURCE IT .. Addressing different aspects of resources that need to be considered when resolving Wicked Challenges™. In particular, this relates to the type and capacity of the resources you can deploy.
Introducing the forth Supplementary Element which is MULTIPLE CONNECTIONS .. as such, is often seen as a symptom of another challenge; has no identifiable root cause; and one is not sure of the appropriate level of intervention