Interview: Decisions in System Theory

Guest Prof. Robert A. Sedlák was interviewed on the topic of “The role of decisions in the system theory”. This interview highlights the scientific approach of Mr. Sedlák as well as his successful procedure when it comes to enabling sustainable changes within organizations. Interviewer: Which role does the subject “decisions” have in system theory? Guest…

Making company culture tangible

Innovation and culture Innovation is born through creativity and change. In order to capitalize on both of these factors, a company needs a culture that encourages open-mindedness and commitment. A suitable company culture is crucial for success, yet most companies do not really understand their own company culture. Understanding company culture Culture is hard to…

Overcome organizational blindness

Organizations are operatively closed and cognitively open to their environment What are the implications for the management? Since an organization’s environment typically has a cumulatively higher complexity than can be displayed within its own organizational structure, organizations need to reduce complexity by selecting relevant environments, thereby allowing them to remain stable and active systems. It is…

Innovative Customer Segmentation Opens Up New Business Opportunities

Werner Heisenberg, Nobel Prize winner in physics writes on the topic of  ‘different viewpoints and reality’: “We cannot unambiguously identify, which interpretation of reality is the right one. One interpretation can be right for a certain purpose, another can be right for a different one.“ Customer Segmentation is a specific construction of reality, heavily influenced…