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Hong Sun, Management Consultant, Canada
Organizations are complex adaptive systems. They can maximize their innovation and adaptation at "the edge of chaos" a delicate point between order and chaos. According to Appelo (2011) organizations, to operate in this sweet spot, must develop and maintain a healthy "information-innovation system" that is underpinned by five cogs: Creativity, Motivation, Diversity, Personality, and Knowledge (picture).
  1. CREATIVITY: To be creative is to produce things that are both original and useful. To reach creativity in an organization, managers have to generate a creative environment that stresses the followings:
    1. Safety: Provide people with the freedom to take risks, and acknowledge that failure is OK;
    2. Playfulness: Turn ordinary activities into little games that challenge people's minds, such as a memory competition during a lunch break;
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