Workshop : A Systems Approach to Modern Leadership

A session at Lean Agile Scotland 2015

Thursday 8th October, 2015

3:50pm to 5:40pm (GMT)

Many organizational change initiatives fail due to lackluster leadership support. This should not surprise us as we often find that just below the surface nothing has changed. We should not expect organizations to transform if we don't design an ecosystem that allows emergence and growth to thrive.

The future of leadership lies in the ability to cultivate this ecosystem. Modern leaders need to enable growth and resilience by seeing their organization as a system while simultaneously embracing uncertainty.

Attendees will learn concepts about complex systems as well as how to design interventions to improve them. Participants will leave being able to facilitate pragmatic activities such as Systems Diagraming as well as collaborative Problem Statement creation and Experiment Design, which they can use immediately.

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Matt Barcomb

Into hiking, homesteading & scuba diving. For work I do product management & development consulting with a focus on modern org design. bio from Twitter

Matt Barcomb has over 18 years of experience as a product development leader who takes a pragmatic, systems approach to change. He partners with organizations to help leadership teams develop & deploy strategy, optimize product management & development, and evolve traditional HR functions into modern talent development practices.

Matt enjoys challenging mental models, simplifying the seemingly complex, and uncovering the “why” behind the “what”. He shares his experiences and ideas at www.odbox.co or on twitter as @mattbarcomb

4 attendees

  • Hans Kohls
  • Colin McCormick
  • Jon Hopkins
  • Matt Barcomb

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  • James Murphy

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Time 3:50pm5:40pm GMT

Date Thu 8th October 2015

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