Traditional ideas about brand do not work well in the context of social licensing. Social license refers to the ongoing acceptance of your organisation’s business practices and ways of operating by your stakeholders. If you lose social license, you lose the legitimacy to continue
Posts Categorized: Mediating the future
Organisations that value their reputation, their legacy and that want to be on the right side of history need a story about how they are contributing a positive impact. They need a story that they can tell with a sense of pride and that can bear external scrutiny.
Discipline #4 of 5 – Team Learning The fundamental characteristic of the unaligned team is wasted energy. And unless teams can learn, the organisation cannot learn. When teams are aligned and learning they produce extraordinary results. And individuals in the team grow more rapidly than they could ever otherwise do. The discipline of team learning
Mental models are powerful when you are unaware of them. Because you are unaware of them, you don’t examine them. And because you don’t examine them you don’t change them. It is very difficult to get to grips with something that has you in its grip.
Organisations can create a culture of personal mastery by making it safe for their people to have an alternative vision, where commitment to embracing truth and reality is the norm and where challenging the status quo is expected.
Organisations are only just beginning to recognise that innovation and collaboration flourish in conflict and that the win-lose belief system in adversarial cultures that seeks to dampen and control diversity is not fit-for-purpose in a rapidly changing world.