The system trap called "Shifting the burden to the intervenor", also called addiction or dependence, is a very interesting anti-pattern, but one that can also be extremely challenging to identify and work with.
One anti-pattern from systems thinking we have probably all seen in action is perverse incentives. But yet, we seem to fall for this one over and over again. Perverse incentives is what happens
One of the things I learnt from the "Thinking in Systems: A Primer" book by Donella Meadows is a thing called suboptimization. I choose to call this an anti-pattern as it's a behavior
Coming out of Dave Snowden's 2 day workshop on Complexity-Based Design Thinking at DDDEurope 2019, it's easy to get many thoughts spinning in your head, and it definitely takes time to reflect on
After learning about the Cynefin Framework at the DDDEurope conference earlier this year, it's been interesting to utilize the framework to try and make sense of observations at work. I've long been very
Disclaimer: This is actually not based on science, just personal observation and opinion. Having worked in a large organization for almost 4 years now, I've (naturally) observed a lot of office and organization