The Mindful Manager Update: YOU NEED TO LEARN SYSTEMS THINKING: 5 KEYS
Systems Thinking — seeing full patterns of interactions vs. snapshots and personal points of view
Personal Mastery — develop the personal motivation to continually learn how our actions affect our world by continually clarifying and deepening our personal vision, of focusing our energies, of developing patience, and of seeing reality objectively.
Mental Models — focus on the openness needed to unearth shortcomings in our present ways of seeing the world by identifying those deeply ingrained assumptions, generalizations or even pictures or images that influence how we understand the world and how we take action.
Building Shared Vision — unearthing shared pictures of the future and foster genuine commitment and enrollment rather than compliance.
Team Learning — develops the skills of groups of people to look for the larger picture that lies beyond individual perspectives. recognizing patterns of interaction in teams that undermine learning (defensiveness). Teams are the fundamental learning unit in modern organizations.
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