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Fallacy of business uniformity


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We have to stop making static work environments.
Changing businesses uniformly and at the same time is a past model for change.

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Fallacy of business uniformity

  1. 1. Fallacy of business uniformity
  2. 2. Fal·la·cy A mistaken belief, especially one based on unsound argument. Source:
  3. 3. U·ni·for·mi·ty (in business) Consistency in lack of variation between the items being compared, over a long period and across a wide range. Source:
  4. 4. Business uniformity is no road to innovation
  5. 5. But the road to extinction
  6. 6. Why businesses can’t make the smaller changes
  7. 7. Because businesses apply organisational socialism
  8. 8. Many businesses believe their change should happen uniformly and at the same time
  9. 9. But how would nature do it?
  10. 10. Nature changes in small steps
  11. 11. and innovates autonomously
  12. 12. Do you have the autonomy to change your work environment?
  13. 13. Or is it wise to wait for all changes to be implemented at the same time, in the same way, for all. As a tribute to business uniformity
  14. 14. No. We have to stop making static work environments that steer our behavior.
  15. 15. When we build offices as ‘living' physical environments, we stimulate prototyping cultures. Making our offices more flexible by applying principles of theater stage design. Shaping environments as safe harbours for small initiatives.
  16. 16. Let’s leave the fallacy of business uniformity by creating space for autonomous small steps Bèta spaces - Office releases - Living laboratories -