The Manager's Pocket Guide to Systems Thinking and Learning by Stephen G. Haines

By Stephen G. Haines

Structures pondering is a extra typical and higher solution to imagine, study, act, and attain wanted effects. successfully carried out, it could actually dramatically enhance a manager's effectiveness in trendy advanced and interconnected company global. This ebook offers managers with many functional new structures considering instruments and the most options of platforms considering to reinforce person, staff, and organizational studying, switch, and function. each supervisor must have a replica!

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2. Work on developing self-mastery—the interpersonal style needed to genuinely encourage others to provide feedback, and the mental attitude needed to stay receptive even when feedback is negative. Don’t be defensive, and always thank the feedback giver. Remember, you’re the one who decides, after some reflection, whether the feedback merits action and, if so, what action to take. 3. Ensure that feedback in your organization is received and applied in the context of the entire system. Limiting feedback to select levels is like limiting team-performance results to select team members: it makes no sense at all, especially if changes are needed.

Schools focus on teachers and teaching, but they need to keep in mind the desired outcome—the student's actual learning. Teachers and trainers of all types should ask themselves: Are You The Guide on The Side —or— The Sage on The Stage? Facilitators and Platform Presenters are Different! There are a number of other key distinctions between teaching and learning, as the following table illustrates.

Social organizations set multiple goals, if for no other reason than that their members and subunits have different values and objectives. Goal achievement in today’s multicultural, diverse society is particularly difficult, for we as members of that society bring such an assortment of goals to it. Since this is a characteristic of all systems, it follows that a common, detailed vision for any organization or society is crucial to coordinated and focused actions by its members. ➥ Example The clash between individual and organizational goals in present-day organizations causes much conflict and lost productivity for all concerned, ultimately creating lose-lose situations.

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