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5 Cogs of Innovation (Appelo)
Hong Sun, Management Consultant, Canada, Premium Member
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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Organizational Agility
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What is an Agile Mindset? Attributes of Personal Agility
The Main Barriers to Building an Agile Organization
Structuring an Organization Using Value-Based Teams
3 Laws of Agile Organizations
🔥Beware of Fake Agility ('Fake Agile')
How to be an Agile Leader?
5 Cogs of Innovation (Appelo)
The Need for Ruthless Prioritization in Agile Leadership
Best Practices
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🥈6 Principles to Create an Adaptive Organization (Reeves)
🥉Human Capital Agility is Critical for Organizational Success
Rapid Response Management
Digital Business Agility
How to Become Agile in Organizational Change?
5 Types of Agility (Prasad)
How to Become an Agile Employer?
The 3D Agile Leader Model (Collet)
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