Posts filed in: Health

Inventing Diagnostic Tests and A Theory of Wellbeing

May 14, 2020

We wish to thank those we met at Alere Scarborough in 2010 for their generosity and inspiration and thank all the employees working there for helping us understand how social wellbeing generates high performance, innovation, and extraordinary productivity. Dennis Sandow, Reflexus Company Sebastian Gaggero, Matriztica April 23, 2020   Scientists,…

Workforce health presentation to Lane County Board of Commissioners April 30 2019

May 6, 2019  

John Calhoun

April 13, 2019

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 we expect it to do. All of us, I’m sure, are aware of the importance of communication in our everyday lives. Whether…

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 fine. The HR practice results in management becoming a social control network. Really doesn’t have anything to do with productivity. Since human resource…

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 it, as children it never occurs to us to be a box in an “org chart”? But for many this is exactly…

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 productivity of a business. When we measure productivity we are measuring growth over time. From 1979 to 1990, I participated in several…

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 go from one place to another. Two wheels, hand brakes, pedals, chains, sprockets, a frame and seat are parts that create the…

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 the notion? Social collaboration begins with listening to others. Listening without interruption. Listening without judgment. Listening without preoccupation. Listening because we love…