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Accomplishment Model

April 7, 2019

Collaboration and social cohesion. We are collaborative. We prefer to live well as individuals and to live well together. It is in our nature to do so, even … More

Organizational Matrix

April 6, 2019

Hewlett-Packard Employee’s Magazine Measure 1963 “SINCE THIS is the first issue of our new employee magazine, it seems appropriate to point out how the magazine originated and what … More

Our Social Matrix

March 27, 2019

I was trained as a scientist-practitioner to contribute to the liberation movement for people with developmental disabilities. This group of citizens had been institutionalized across the US as … More

Transforming human resources to human relations

August 7, 2016

Human resources are supplies that can be drawn upon by a person or organization in order to function productively. The definition is fine, but, the reality? Not so … More

When I grow up…..

August 3, 2016

Growing up our childhood imaginations run wild. What shall we do as adults? As children we can be dancers, fireman, teachers, biologists, farmers, bicycle builders, carpenters……. Why is … More

Social migration at work

July 26, 2016

Bureaucracies are social control hierarchies. This is drawn as an organization chart, the iconic network image of many companies and government organizations.  Invented during the industrial economic era, the … More

Feeling “BOXED” in?

April 18, 2016

Productivity is rooted in social health

April 14, 2016

Productivity is a measure of how effective a person or group is in producing something of value. We can measure a person’s productivity, a group’s productivity or the … More

A system: More than the sum of its parts

April 7, 2016

Systems are networks of relations that create something greater (as the old adage suggests) than the sum of their parts. A bicycle is a system we use to … More

What is social collaboration?

April 1, 2016

Social collaboration is a popular notion. It’s used by so many to refer to how they work with others. But what is it? Why are we attracted to … More