Human Systems Dynamics, in which I am a trained associate, helps people leverage uncertainty in their organizations. In a post that I have been meaning to share, Glenda Eoyang talked about 5 management myths:
- Management is not leadership.
- You can measure everything that matters.
- “It is only about the people,” or “It isn’t about the people.”
- Theory isn’t practical.
- I don’t have time.
I love how complexity theory can underline what we need to do in our work. Read more here and let me know what you think: http://www.adaptiveaction.org/blog/201508/Top-Five-Management-Myths