What is most likely to inspire widespread, fundamental, profound change in ourselves and our society: having more information or thinking differently?
Seemingly conflicting, but equally necessary truths are known as polarities. Polarities represent some of the fundamental tensions that come up in our organizations and is our lives as individuals.
How can systems thinking help us better understand an increasingly complex and ambiguous world? How can we anticipate unintended consequences? How can we develop more strategic and effective solutions to our “wicked problems”?
If we don’t look at underlying causes and dynamics, how can we possibly find lasting solutions to our more complex problems?