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Chaos is essential​ for business growth!

People prefer to reduce chaos and increase order. “Order” is equal to predictability, and predictability makes planning and execution easier. When humans turned from hunting and gathering to agriculture, the need for predictability and planning just increased over time. The industrial revolution only increased the need exponentially. But, as someone found out hundreds of years ago, there …

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Simplifying system’s problems increase the system complexity​

Most of us are following the analytical approach when we face complex problems. “Analytical approach” is the use of an appropriate process to break a problem down into the smaller pieces necessary to solve it. Each piece becomes a smaller and easier problem to solve (http://www.thwink.org/sustain/articles/000_AnalyticalApproach/index.htm). While this method might be beneficial for specific scenarios, …

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A company is two sub-systems competing against each other

If you spend well worth time using the tools of systems thinking to model any company, business or non-profit organization (with over ten people). You’ll find two main subsystems that compose the system you are analyzing. One subsystem is the management system, the variation of scientific management, administrative and bureaucratic management theories that still dominate …

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The business flow model

In business, like in life, many concepts exist as inseparable and contradictory opposites. For example, strategy-tactic, planning-reacting, governance-agility, Supply-demand, central-distribute, control-autonomy, etc. But, in reality, those opposites are two complementary parts that together create a whole. As depicts in the yin-yang principles, each one of the opposites contains some other, and the balance between them …

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