As an organisation Schuitema has been predominantly dedicated to the development of workplaces that are fundamentally benign; that prosper and that solicit the commitment of members of the organisation. Over the years which have included very many interventions, some of which have succeeded and some which have failed, an important […]
Because we live in the context of a culture that uses fundamentally malevolent criteria to appoint leaders we cannot reliably maintain healthy organisations.
Over the years I have been involved in and have witnessed many interventions, some of which have succeeded and some which have failed. In the case of both successes and failures, what is painfully apparent to me in hindsight is that you cannot account for them on the level of the organisation. You account for them on the level of the individual.
The effect of this is that the organisation starts to behave more like an organism than a machine.
The locus of change and development does not sit in the structure and bureaucracy of the organisation, it sits in the intent of the individual.