How Fragile is your Organization?

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How Fragile is your Organization?
Jos Nieland, SIG Leader
In his brand new book 'Antifragile', Nassim Nicolas Taleb takes his method of dealing with Black Swans to a new level. No, you still can't predict Black Swans. These low-probability, high-impact events don't show up in any (historical) data and are unnoticed. And because of that, you can't measure or calculate their risk (neither their probability nor impact).

However, you can analyze - in a qualitative way - whether your organization (or any system or a country) will be harmed disproportionally by a Black Swan. By examining its FRAGILITY.

 

 
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LEO LINGHAM, Member
This article is very useful. In real business life...
 

 
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SATISH PANDE, Member
A very thought provoking relevant article.
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Jaap de Jonge, Editor
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@Samuell Yew: Su...
 

 
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Thanks, it is useful idea to know how fragile your...
 

 
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@Arrey Benedict:...
 

   

 
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@Satish Pande: t...
 

 
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@Jos Nieland: th...
 

 
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K.Narayana Moorthy, Member
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