Are knowledge management and narrative approaches at odds?

Are knowledge management and narrative approaches at odds?

If there is one subject in this series of calls on PNI applications that can spark a controversy, it is the forthcoming one on Knowledge Management and Organisational Learning. The KM notion is probably in the top 3 of most abused terms in the recent history of management theory and practice. It has lost most of its meaning, just as happened to sustainability, impact assessment and complexity. In this blog I try to make a modest start to polishing it up a bit. I hope it helps to continue that process in our call next Wednesday.

Storytelling is the new normal?

Storytelling is the new normal?

Sometimes one gets an opportunity to use a channel to put things forward to an audience one never thought one would meet. Such an event happened last week when I was a guest for the second time in the GloComNet webinar series on Complexity and Uncertainty. The webinar is recorded in a brand new TV studio which can livestream 4K content. The webinars recordings have audiences up to 1500 people, so it was a real honour to be a guest.

How to Cook Pasta

How to Cook Pasta

Would you like me to tell you how to cook pasta? No? Pretend you do for a minute so I can make a point. It’s about stories, I promise. First, choose a pot with a good thick bottom. If the pot’s bottom is thin, the water will not boil evenly, and the pasta...
Where to drop the pebble

Where to drop the pebble

I was looking back at some of my personal blog posts and discovered this one entitled ‘Where to drop the pebble‘ from October 2011 which I thought was worth sharing here on the PNI2 site more than three years later as every word is still very relevant, and...