The Chaordic Way - Moravec


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IS/LS 5950-001, Summer 2008

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The Chaordic Way - Moravec

  1. 1. John Moravec, Ph.D. IS/LS 5950-001, Summer 2008
  2. 2. Hock’s example of a chaordic organization <ul><li>Mondragón Corporación Cooperativa (stove company) found their sweet spot through… </li></ul><ul><li>Open membership </li></ul><ul><li>Democratic organization </li></ul><ul><li>Worker sovereignty </li></ul><ul><li>Instrumental, subordinate nature of capital </li></ul><ul><li>Participation in management </li></ul><ul><li>Wage solidarity </li></ul><ul><li>Cooperation between cooperatives </li></ul><ul><li>Social transformation </li></ul><ul><li>Universal nature (!!!!!!) </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul>
  3. 3. What about ourselves? <ul><li>My take on building our sweet spots: </li></ul><ul><li>Openness, honesty and transparency </li></ul><ul><li>Cooperation and collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Personal transformation </li></ul><ul><li>Life-long learning </li></ul>
  4. 4. What Frankl says <ul><li>Formation of a personal will to meaning to counter… </li></ul><ul><li>Shock </li></ul><ul><li>Apathy </li></ul><ul><li>Bitterness </li></ul><ul><li>Disillusionment </li></ul><ul><li>Logotherapy: We have freedom to find meaning in what we do, and what we experience, or at least in the stand we take when faced with a situation of unchangeable suffering </li></ul>
  5. 5. What are some examples of future-focused Gray Areas and Sweet Spots?
  6. 6. Some classic examples of balancing toward the Chaordic Way…
  7. 11. vs…
  8. 13. Some tougher ones…
  9. 16. vs.
  10. 18. Which are full of potential? <ul><li>All of them! </li></ul>
  11. 19. How might we build new and better futures through the Chaordic Way?
  12. 20. My take <ul><li>Embrace chaos and ambiguity for what it is </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding and being open to The Other </li></ul><ul><li>Openness </li></ul><ul><li>Create! </li></ul>
  13. 21. What’s your take?
  14. 22. Which chaordic systems are often overlooked?