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All team sports have the playing field, the types of player, and the rules of the game in common. From
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Game rules - the ideal metaphor for the elements of Governance
We spend a lot of time and money preparing and conducting discourses of all kinds. The involved people have to
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Killer phrases - contradiction without comprehension
On the open sea and without appropriate landmarks people orient themselves with the help of the sky. During the day,
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Polaris - the ideal metaphor for a business landmark
New business models become reality, due to the saturation of the economy with computers and networks. Uber, AirBnB, Alibaba, Youtube
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What constitutes a platform
Imagine somebody is planning a trip from Hannover to Madrid and is trying to fill his VW Golf with 100
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The adequate quantity - the phantom of planning
The small grove in the city park can be easily surrounded. The woodland that stretches from Scandinavia to the farthest
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The forest - the ideal metaphor for system complexity
In our deepest inner self, we are all experienced communicators, because we interact with others every day. Already before we
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Mistaken I-message
A negotiation is the interest-driven tug-of-war to attain an agreement. This may be purchasing hardware, agreeing a service or other
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Negotiation is mutual enrichment
Digitization virtualizes business processes and overcomes physical limitations. How long will it take, until we are no longer ordering a
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Is there a right moment?
Everything follows the path from the cradle to the grave. This applies to life cycles of products, styles, corporations, technologies,
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The tree - the ideal metaphor for life cycles
The quality of products and services is in the created deliverables and in the eyes of the consumers, not in
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The dead end of external reviews
The roles within the scope of agility are Product owner, Scrum master and Development team. The team is not further
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Agile players - people with special qualities
After four years of regular writing this post is the two hundredth in English. On this occasion I think verbally
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Writing for the sake of writing
In sports, personals efforts determine the performance. The athletes exercise for years to release the trained strengths at the right
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The wind - the ideal metaphor for influencing factors
The modern workplace is moving. Globalization, information society and digitalization are transforming the working environment powerfully as at the advent
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What is wanted
After years of organizational development, lifelong learning has come to business reality with the Generation Y. Born between 1980 and
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Every task an adventure
A key without a lock is as useful as a lock without a key. In any case, these two objects
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The key - the ideal metaphor for a solution
What is said, when the listeners do not understand, what they are hearing? “As a producer of traditional food made
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The best example remains the practical example
In our everyday communication are three positions for making propositions. Each of these positions is important. The statements from the
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The sight reveals the observer
The world in which we live has only the categorization that we apply to it. For this purpose, outlines are
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Fractal madness
Shortly after the crash of the Wall Street in New York (1929) Bertolt Brecht found the right words in the
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Today’s system-relevant addictions
Today's decisions are characterized by volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity - VUCA for short. The underlying influences are constantly on
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Deciding with system
Common sense tells us that anything adapts to what already is there. Spheres, not cubes, come out of a sphere.
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From nothing simply nothing comes
Die größten Hürden bei der Gestaltung der Zukunft sind die Beschränkungen, die uns ausbremsen, weil wir sie uns nicht bewusst
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Einfach überwältigend
The biggest hurdles in designing the future are the constraints that slow us down because we are not aware of
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Simply overwhelming
In times of populism, words are charged with meaning. The meaning of a word actually arises in the mind of
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Charging words with meaning
A water flow that evolves from the well to a creek, to a powerful stream has characteristics, which also constitute
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The River - the ideal metaphor for the business process
Changes happen in any form and magnitude. If the look at the world changes from a flat disc to a
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Clearer through scaled quantum leap
Changes always take place in a complex environment with various aspects. For controlling purpose boundaries of the areas to be
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Billiard - the ideal metaphor for the management of change
In digital times, not many people are aware of how limited bivalent choices are. Even though the analogue reality takes
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Explore with PO potentials
Bonsai is the art of influencing the growth of trees in such a way that the trees have a beautiful
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Agility does not tolerate a bonsai style
For good reason have religions the tendency of demonizing pictures. The faith is threatened by information. Figurative representations have the
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Seeing is believing
In retrospect, it was always difficult to recognize the valid set of rules in large enterprises. In the best case
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If we regulated, what we regulate
Heraclitus already recognized that everything is changing incessantly - everything flows. Thus you cannot step twice into the same river.
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Transition is the overlay of all modifications
The way from the idea to the finished text, with all its illustrations and formatting, follows in many cases a
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Form follows the life cycle
A gate agent of an US airline recently denied boarding to passengers for improper clothing (leggings). The Paris Opera expelled
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What remains for most of us?
Agile activities are determined by the acting people, who produce seizable results. Each particular aspect that makes a contribution to
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Conserve energy in agile activities
Companies that already exist and grew for a long time mastered many challenges - changed market requirements, new technologies, and
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(Fr)agile
Restraint (遠慮) became in the course of the centuries a central attitude of the Japanese culture. The associated, apparently non-binding
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Advantages of modesty
Enterprises are always looking for new ways, in order to set themselves up in the best way by smartly distributing
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Mortar - the ideal metaphor for the purpose of Governance