Applying Cynefin & Complexity Thinking to navigate the COVID-19 crisis
With Dave Snowden, Alicia Juerrero, Valdis Krebs, Anne Pendleton-Julian
The current COVID-19 crisis is an unprecedented situation that challenges any leadership team and their plans going forward. The speed with which remote working has been thrust on organizations, and the complexity surrounding even the simplest tasks, means that leadership – and the decisions they make – are in the spotlight. Yet, historical performance and depth of experience do little to prepare leaders for this level of almost real-time change and uncertainty.
Change is happening everywhere we look. Novel, creative solutions are emerging before our eyes. The challenge facing leaders across the world is two-fold: (1) how to nurture and drive the right positive actions to break out of the chaotic space and (2) how to sense novel solutions as they emerge so organizations can grasp and build upon those ideas.
This is the domain of the foremost thinkers in complexity thinking. Join Anne Pendleton-Julian, Alicia Juarrero, Valdis Krebs in conversation with Dave Snowden and Sonja Blignaut for a 90-minute discussion on complexity, chaos and COVID-19