Distributed Leadership anchored in the Power to Object

Andon: Halting the Line In most traditional Japanese ‘lean’ manufacturing plants you will find sets of two cords dangling from above every few meters along the production line, within everyone’s reach, one yellow one red. If the yellow is pulled an alarm sounds, orange lights flash and the affected workstation number affected is displayed on Read more about Distributed Leadership anchored in the Power to Object[…]

Winter solstice – the still point of the turning world

Today is the winter solstice in the northern hemisphere, that time in the year when the nights are longest and the days are coldest. In the forest around where I live, the holly trees are at the height of their powers, with leaves that are dark-green and shiny, whilst the oaks and other trees lie Read more about Winter solstice – the still point of the turning world[…]