[OSList] rest of the world catching up with Open Space...

Daniel Mezick via OSList oslist at lists.openspacetech.org
Mon Nov 3 14:49:24 PST 2014

However- notice how the event is designed. Industrial-age design, 
though-leader-with-followers model. Where's the exchange?

On 11/3/14 4:45 PM, Jeff Aitken via OSList wrote:
> I see that the author Gary Hamel co-founded the Management Innovation 
> eXchange who are putting on this event in New York. 
>  http://mixmashup.org/
> Two days of talks by experts (a new talk every half hour? Ted style?) 
> and a day in "lab" sessions. Some cool presenters, sure.
> Jeff
> -------- Original message --------
> From: Chris Corrigan via OSList
> Date:11/03/2014 12:52 PM (GMT-08:00)
> To: Rosa Zubizarreta ,World wide Open Space Technology email list
> Subject: Re: [OSList] rest of the world catching up with Open Space...
> I think the idea of a change platform is an excellent one.
> I have been putting together my own approach to this kind of work 
> recently.  i've been thinking of it as a kind of operating system with 
> different layers. It's about examining how I work with pretty much 
> anyone - the kind of theoretical basis for my work, my own strengths 
> and preferences and assumptions.  On top of that are ways of seeing 
> the world that I apply pretty consistently and on top of that, "apps" 
> if you will that help work get done coherently.
> It has been a rewarding exercise to do this, and I can't recommend it 
> highly enough to others in this field.  At the very least it helps 
> make it clear to others what you do and why and it has the added 
> benefit of allowing you to see your own assumptions about the way the 
> world works.
> Having said that, yeah, this article seems very 1985.  I'm pretty sure 
> that even in the hallowed belly of McKinsey, this thinking is pretty 
> dated.  Being the self-appointed guardians of what is the gold 
> standard of management consulting, it kind of bugs me when they 
> publish stuff the rest of the world has known for years as if it's the 
> latest trend.  Having said that, it's always nice to pull out their 
> stuff when confronted with a particularly traditional organization 
> that is stuck in its thinking about change and complexity and strategy.
> Chris
>> On Nov 3, 2014, at 7:07 AM, Rosa Zubizarreta via OSList 
>> <oslist at lists.openspacetech.org 
>> <mailto:oslist at lists.openspacetech.org>> wrote:
>> http://www.mckinsey.com/insights/organization/build_a_change_platform_not_a_change_program
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