Tag Archives: Organizational Learning

Addressing the “Certainty Bias”: Core Principles to the Rescue

  Certainty bias? Indeed. Certainty bias is the term we use in reference to organizations’ tendency to demonstrate overconfidence in desirable outcomes while in fact operating in an environment of uncertainty. A lot of organizations are exposed to this phenomenon. Yours too, most certainty… no pun intended. The problem has some typical symptoms: Assumptions are… Read More »

Lean Portfolio Management Conversation

Recently I had a great conversation with Marshall Guillory (http://blogagility.com) on Lean Portfolio Management. We talked about quite a few topics: the general idea of Lean-Agile Portfolio, common systemic impediments in implementing it, the connection to strategy and structure, organizational learning and more. You can find the video on Marshall’s blog (click on the picture… Read More »

Org Mindset Podcast: Key Constructs In Organizational Agility

We took a liberty to go a little bit beyond regular time box as the conversation evolved toward some interesting aspects of organizational agility. We talked about constructs that support responsiveness and flow (as well as anti-patterns to be avoided). We finished by touching on organizational learning and what’s needed to enable it in your… Read More »