letter to Alex: Chaordic Systems
main concept of chaordi systems ( chaos + order ) is self-organizaion.
Life is so complex that people need to be allowed to find out
creative solutions by themselves under a broader set of collective
principles. The team and myself still don't fully understand
this. But we are learning slowly by way of mistakes and innovations.
The group still isn't talking to itself enough.
get all the complaints and questions still and often in a very
haphazard manner. But I am also learning. What we are attempting
to do is truely pioneering and questions have to be asked CONTANTLY
to find solutions. REALLY CONSTANTLY....
Hock ( The former CEO of VISA ) and I went through the same
process and I'm learning a lot from him. VISA was the first
truely global enterprise between different old style organizations
from many countries and NEW style ideas were needed constantly.
The new way to do this was to unleash the ingenuity and creativity
of people involved in the old style organizations on ALL LEVELS.
in the USSR and even hard in CAPITALIST America.
were in an Up cycle, the team and I. Now we are in a down cycle.
Soon we will be up again. Just like the markets. Same dynamic.