SPIRAL DYNAMICS®: WORLDWIDE FRAMEWORK FOR MANAGING COMPLEX ISSUES
There you are, a policy official, making laws and rules. Along the way
you notice that these laws and rules are hardly being applied or lived
up to. Society is becoming more diverse and complex. The instruments you've
been working with no longer work optimally. As a result, certain problems
seem impossible to solve. Any problem, varying from so-called drop-outs
in education to problems having to do with safety/security. Plenty of
problems. The question is, is there a method or angle of incidence which
can handle this increase of diversity and complexity?
You're a manager. Your personnel is becoming more and more diverse.
So is their cultural background. How do you manage this in practice? How
would you design an organisational development plan within such a multi-cultural
environment? How can you lead your business to a state of being that is
more affiliated to the demands of changing contexts?
Assistance may come quite unexpectedly.
The American professor Clare Graves developed a cross-cultural model
in order to cope with increasing complexity and differentiation, based
on fundamental research. This work has become popularly known as 'SPIRAL DYNAMICS®' and can explain the problems listed above and many more that
you might have. The success or failure of olicies, management, change
and conflicts in multi-cultural environments can be understood by the
worldviews outlined in SPIRAL DYNAMICS®. The colors and their different
combinations indicate various value systems, ways of thinking and living.
You'll be able to use the spiral to:
Relate to the different underlying value systems, so-called vMemes
of people and the context in which they operate.
Understand how the underlying value systems change in changing contexts
and affect policy and management.
See and manage the way value systems respond, cooperate and conflict
with one other.
Apply different methods of management according to the different
Create order and predictability in the apparent chaos of human affairs.
Predict how to manage change as people, policies, and the world transform.
SPIRAL DYNAMICS® Certified Courses
ROI and Managementissues.com together with the National Value Center
from the United States of America will organize two united official certified
courses SPIRAL DYNAMICS BASIC and II. The world's leading expert, Chris
Cowan and his partner Natasha Todorovic, will join us (day, place, times)
Netherlands especially for these courses. The two courses are informative,
interactive and consist of exercises which will help you integrate what
has been learnt into your daily tasks. Click here to learn more about
the SPIRAL DYNAMICS®