Problem Solving

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Polarising conversations: how can we bridge the gaps?

When I first became a management consultant, my new line manager told me on my induction day never to discuss sex, religion or politics when I was with a client. All of these topics have the potential to be polarising conversations, with differences of opinion prevalent and the potential to offend others. Polarisation seems to … Continue reading

Decision-making at scale with wicked problem solving – Tom Wujec

“Choose the right model and approach for the specific problem situation you have.” – good advice that many consultants would do well to heed. There are too many one-trick ponies out there! Recently, I’ve been using Miro as a workshop facilitation resource and I’ve been thinking about the range of “playbooks” (as Tom calls them) … Continue reading

An introduction to Soft Systems Methodology by Kees Van Haperen – OR Society Webinar

An introduction to Soft Systems Methodology by Kees Van Haperen – OR Society Webinar Continue reading

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