Archives for June 2012

More than Software: Integrating Economics, Product, and Social Responsibility

We often compartmentalize our lives—work goes here, politics goes there, social responsibility goes somewhere else. This compartmentalization is often schizophrenic, but seemingly necessary in organizational life. But is it, necessary that is? There are a growing number of companies that help people integrate these multiple facets of their lives—companies like Ben & Jerry’s, and yes, […]

Change isn’t Change

We, especially us consultants, preface presentations, blogs, and books with dire predictions about change in the world. What we fail to recognize at times is that change isn’t change, that there are different types of change and we need to have different tools—different levels of innovation—to address each. Three types that come to mind (there […]