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Ingenuity Arts - adaptive leadership at Adelphi U conference


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These are the slides from a May 2010 conference on complexity and social entrepreneurship at Adelphi University. The core ideas connect complexity theory, adaptive leadership and the disciplines of required to increase organizational resilience.

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Ingenuity Arts - adaptive leadership at Adelphi U conference

  1. 1. Ingenuity Arts<br />Adaptive Leadership and the New Science<br />
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  10. 10. Technical Conceptual<br />Meteorology <br />Physics<br />Mathematics<br />Artificial Intelligence<br />Computer Science<br />Economics<br />Sociology<br />Biology<br />Organizations<br />Fringe and Bizarre<br />[ Delic and Dum ]<br />( source of knowledge )<br />
  11. 11. Emerging Controlled<br />Organizations<br />Institutions<br />Culture-change<br />Networks<br />Ideas<br />Techniques<br />Businesses<br />Local<br />Regional<br />National<br />Global<br />[ Long-term Planning - Hong ]<br />( how to influence )<br />
  12. 12. Science Art<br />Creative teams <br />Work groups<br />Individuals<br />Agencies with clients<br />Engineers with challenges<br />Day-to-day work and life<br />( what about right now? )<br />
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  14. 14. Persists despite conditions – but what if it isn’t a good thing?<br />What about when something is destructive?(ex. Maclean’s)<br />“lean in” toward change<br />accommodate change<br />Responsive – but what about loss of identify?<br />What about clarity of mission?<br />What about wandering off into the weeds?<br />“lean out” resist change<br />push back against it<br />
  15. 15. Can we measure adaptation, resilience, related qualities?<br /><ul><li>Ontonix
  16. 16. How fragile is your organization/system?
  17. 17. Cognitive Edge
  18. 18. What is the current status of thinking in your organization?
  19. 19. Cardus
  20. 20. How does influence discussion about the broad landscape of our social architecture?</li></ul>Why do networks form?<br />What conditions support them?<br />What nurtures networks?<br />What approach to leadership is should we pursue?<br />What approaches undermine adaptive organizations?<br />How do we replicate success without creating a rigid formula?<br />How do we use this in pursuit of greater social ingenuity? Entrepreneurship?<br />Why do some people/orgs do this so well?<br />Is continuous innovation lucky?<br />(Fast Company) <br />
  21. 21. I WANT:<br />Better organizations and more effective institutions<br />Eg. Justice Issues<br />Wise use of linear approaches and<br />better understanding of nonlinear approaches<br />
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  23. 23. Milton Friesen<br />CARDUS<br /><br /><br /><br />Lab Space: <br />