Category Archives: Unmanagement

Reflections on the Stoos Gathering

Ten days ago I flew to Switzerland for a mountaintop retreat with twenty thought leaders from around the world to ponder better ways to manage organizations. On the flight over, I watched the filmĀ Inside Job, a documentary about the shenanigans … Continue reading

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The Stoos Gathering: Links

Stoos is a village located in the municipality of Morschach. It lies at 1,300 metres in the Swiss canton of Schwyz and has about 100 inhabitants. It is used as a small ski resort with a cable car leading to … Continue reading

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Agile Management

In early January 2012, I’ll take the two-hour train ride from Zurich down to Schwys and on to Morschach, where I’ll board a cable car for the ride up the mountain to the skiing village of Stoos. I’ll let Steve … Continue reading

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A dozen key behaviors

Here’s shorthand for a dozen ways workers and managers in the 21st century can prosper: Take stock, take charge Delight customers Collaborate, team-work De-stress, make people happy Inspire performance Take the pulse Sprint Decide wisely Coach Nurture serendipity Net-work Conduct, … Continue reading

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Why now?

Business is Falling Behind Business organizations are lagging reality. The 21st century is radically different from what came before and yet most businesses act as if nothing has changed. Half of the adult population of the United States uses social … Continue reading

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Unmanagement

It’s how to get things done in the 21st century. Forget planning (the world’s unpredictable), organizing (self-organization’s better), directing (people are self-directed ), and controlling (control is an illusion). Welcome to the era of unmanagement. Internet Time Alliance is partnering … Continue reading

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