Webinar with Cognitive Edge on ‘Cynefin(R) and Safety’

Safety in organizations is not produced or manufactured. Leading safety experts agree, they see safety as an emergent property of many interacting forces, such as employees, policies, incentive systems and regulatory requirements in a complex adaptive system: an organization. This new view, different from the traditional view held by industry leaders and executives, has been…

Navigating Complexity Workshop in Dublin with Sonja Blignaut

There is a growing awareness that the organisations we work in are more like unpredictable and interconnected ecosystems than predictable machines. In these complex ecosystems, most of our models and “best practices” are no longer effective and managers and decision makers often find that they are not equipped for this new world of work as…

Cognitive Edge training event July 4th & 5th

Are you finding that problems aren’t as straight forward as they used to be? That approaches used successfully in the past are losing their usefulness when applied to todays challenges? You’re not alone, our world is changing at a phenomenal pace, and sometimes knowing what action to take can be mind-boggling… We’re beginning to realise…

Upcoming Workshop: Business and Safety have evolved. Have you?

Gary Wong is in Ireland from March 12th-15th, and will be delivering a ‘navigating complexity’ workshop with Upstream in Cork on March 14th.   The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new,…

A Retreat on narrative – where better to meet than in Ireland

The location of the Cynefin Retreat about Narrative in Organisations (Ireland, 18-21 March 2019) is specially chosen for its unique landscape and naturally rugged beauty. This is so as to facilitate learning, sense-making, the blending of art and science, and also to loosen constraints on the imagination with a view to releasing artistic creativity and…