Can design thinking promote organizational responsiveness? I believe the answer is yes. Yet the interesting part is the process of getting to that answer and exploring the implications for new forms of organizing.
One key ingredient of learning leadership from experience is reflection upon that experience based on feedback. Powerful feedback and productive reflection, however much invoked, are not that easy to get right. Especially in the beginning, they require time, careful consideration and a conscious approach to get something out of it.
No one, we believe, will challenge one of the key propositions at the heart of our Leadership Development Kit: that individual leadership skills are best developed through practice and experience on-the-job. In many leadership development initiatives, however, training leadership skills off-the-job still gets the majority of program planners’ attention.
Join us in Zürich on March 27 for our next Open Workspace! New forms of organizing are engaged with to address some of management’s most pressing issues. In this open workspace, we address the question of context for new forms of organizing with special regard to the question of self-management and self-organization.