Managing from Clarity (10 sessions) This course develops your capacity to identify, align, and leverage strategic resources. This course is a companion to the book Managing from Clarity. Parts of this course are conceptual and parts are quite technical. Through this course, you will learn how to (1) map an organization’s strategy systemically, (2) identify strategic […]
Thinking Strategically with Clarity The following audio files, in MP4 format, introduce a systemic framework for strategy.
Whether you are making quick resource-allocation decisions alone or collaborating with your executive team to set organizational strategy, what you see, what you advocate, and what you ultimately decide are influenced by the map of the world you carry around inside your head. In some ways, this map or mental model is unique to you, […]
Managing from Clarity ISC President James Ritchie-Dunham reads chapters from the book he co-authored Managing from Clarity (Wiley, 2001).
One of the keys to to being effective is to understand the complexity of your organization, what it seeks to achieve, and how you can contribute to that objective. Through a series of exercises, you can gain clarity about these elements. With an integrated understanding of what values drive the system’s behavior, how the parts […]
In searching for the organizational ‘magic’ that makes some businesses thrive and other fail, management gurus, academic seers and business leaders strive to articulate a single reason for success. Managers are then faced with analyzing numerous findings and trying to integrate the best elements from each view that makes sense to them. Managing from Clarity […]