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This page describes the organizational forces that limit change.  It explains how to overcome them when necessary. 

Power& tradition holding back progress
This page uses an example to illustrate how:
  • A business can gain focus from targeting key customers,
  • Business planning activities performed by the whole organization can build awareness, empowerment and coherence. 
  • A program approach can ensure strategic alignment. 
Be responsive to market dynamics
This page uses the example of HP's printer organization freeing itself from its organizational constraints to sell a printer targeted at the IBM pc user. 
The constraints are described. 
The techniques to overcome them are implied. 
Overcome reactionaries
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Presentations about complex adaptive systems

This web frame includes a set of presentations about complex adaptive systems (CAS)
Each page of a presentation includes a foot note of the form <-- previous page - print all - next page --> (x of y) where:
  • you can click to navigate to the 'previous page' or 'next page' when they exist
  • Clicking the 'y' link of the (x of y) which means current page x of total pages y will take you to the contents page.  The contents page lists each page of the presentation including backup material and clicking on the associated page number will take you to that page. 
A course on using CAS principles to improve flexibility, institutionalize learning, and manage change is:
A course on the challenges and opportunities of CAS based programming is:
We hope you find the presentations informative and thought provoking