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Workshop on New Strategic Possibilities through Changing Language


Vienna 2003

The following frames capture the essence of a workshop held Vienna in November 2003, sponsored by the American Society for Cybernetics and the Heinz von Foerster Society, concerned with the necessity for focusing on language to bring about organizational change .

The workshop is based on a publication from Sun Microsystems that applies cybernetic principles to the complexities of customer relationships in changing markets, called Notes on the Role of Leadership and Language in Regenerating Organizations [PDF 150K]

  • The languages of the manager and entrepreur are different.

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  • Language enables conversation, and therefore all agreements, and therefore all transactions.

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  • What conversations are prerequisites to enabling change in any organization?

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