March 2016 Blog Posts

Notes from Cynefin article: focus on how to act on different contexts

Here follow my notes and excerpts from the article: - A Leader’s Framework for Decision Making by David J. Snowden and Mary E. Boone. HBR, Nov. 2007 I advise to look also at the article's section: Decisions in Multiple Contexts: A Leader’s Guide. And here there is an extrimely short and simplified version from Alistar Cockburn: http://alistair.cockburn.us/Simplifying+Cynefin Obvious Sense-Categorise-Respond Sense =  assess the facts of the situation. Categorise = categorise 😃 It's easily discernible by everyone. Often, the right answer is self-evident and undisputed. Respond = base their response on established practice. Example Event: loan payment processing, are often simple contexts. If some- thing goes awry... Sense = an employee can...