In Command, but Out Of Control

Malcolm Gladwell in his book,Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking  quoted this passage and attributed to Management Guru Kevin Kelly.

In this first part of the video series by Abhilash Nambiar, Lt. General Paul Van Riper talks about how his 40+ years in the marines shaped his views of how some of the most productive groups are self-organized. Self-organized groups in combat or in business are best able to solve what he calls complex, wicked problems. He describes how two self-organized teams he led, one in Vietnam and the other as Red Team Commander in the Millennium Challenge 2002, were able to come up with unique winning solutions.

Self-Organizing Groups and How Combat Applies to Business

Two people who helped shaped Lt. General Riper’s thinking: Dr. Gary Klein & Col. John Boyd

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