Tag Archives: complexity

LSE Complexity Research Programme: Leadership and Complexity

Being just around the corner from The London School of Economics, I signed up quickly when this event popped up in David Gurteen’s events feed. Hosted by Prof. Eve Mitleton-Kelly who founded the LSE’s complexity Research programme, the afternoon featured presentations from Prof. Sue Richards and Lynne Sedgemore. I’d expected to see more familiar faces, though I recognised Ed Rosen from South Bank University from Gurteen Knowledge Cafés. Prof. Richards spoke about her … Continue reading LSE Complexity Research Programme: Leadership and Complexity »

An engaging Tuesday…

Two engagement events on Tuesday: one highlighting the need for evolutionary change, the other examined the problems managers face every day. Not many people get to travel to the top of the BT tower, which might partly explain why Tuesday afternoon’s Gurteen Knowledge Café was so heavily oversubscribed. Add Dave Snowden speaking about complexity and you have easily the hottest KM ticket in town. I … Continue reading An engaging Tuesday… »

Cognitive Edge accreditation – Day 2

Day two and I am on schedule, catching the 6:42am train and settling down with an episode of “Cold Case”. The journey is trouble-free and I collect a coffee en route to the London Wetlands Centre which looks cheerier under blue skies. Social Network Stimulation The morning session begins with some commentary on natural numbers – 5 (7 +/- 2) the number of items you … Continue reading Cognitive Edge accreditation – Day 2 »