Resources

Please search or filter the resources to find those of interest to you. If you are a non-member, you will not be able to see all the videos and presentations from past SCiO Open Meetings.

To find videos of Open Meeting sessions, filter on Resource type "Session" and Attachment "Yes".

Green blob means: "The material is in the public domain, you may reuse with accreditation."

Orange blob means: "The content is company confidential or content confidential, the approach may be open, please contact the author before using."

Red blob means: "Everything is protected, please contact the author before using."

RRP: £33.24   Paperback: 340 pages   Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (25 Mar. 2020)   ISBN: 1138493996 The Hidden Power of Systems Thinking: Governance in a Climate Emergency is a persuasive, lively book that shows how systems thinking can be harnessed to effect profound, complex change. In the age of the Anthropocene, the need for new ways of thinking and acting has become urgent. But patterns of obstacles are apparent in any action, be they c... Read more
Book
RRP: £50   Paperback: 346 pages   Publisher: Springer; 2nd ed. 2020 edition (19 Feb. 2020)   ISBN: 1447174712 The five approaches outlined in this book offers the systems thinking practitioner a range of interchangeable tools for pro-actively making systemic improvements amidst complex situations of change and uncertainty.  Practitioners from all professional domains are increasingly confronted with incidences of systemic failure, yet poorly equ... Read more
Book
RRP: £19.95   Paperback: 179 pages   Publisher: SCiO - independently (10 Jan. 2020)   ISBN: 1708360085 This book is for readers who already have some familiarity with ITIL and/or work in IT service organisations. This book will be useful for managers, consultants, ITIL specialists and trainers to provide context and solutions to everyday problems of planning, organising and implementing ITIL & ITSM. The focus is ITIL version agnostic: the po... Read more
Book
RRP: £40.75   Hardcover: 376 pages   Publisher: Springer; 1st ed. 2020 edition (25 Nov. 2019)   ISBN: 303025853X The design process for organizational structures sometimes resembles a random walk, especially when it is embedded in an arena of competing personal interests and power games. Many organizations still lack clear guidance and are therefore seeking a rigorous, nuanced, and impartial methodology for the design and development of their or... Read more
Book
RRP: £58.22   Hardcover: 282 pages   Publisher: Springer; 1st ed. 2019 edition (31 July 2019)   ISBN: 3030164721 Organizations are complex social systems, and dysfunctionalities can settle in very quickly and almost unnoticed, costing valuable time and resources. In a highly volatile and complex world where mistakes are virtually unforgivable, the ability to rapidly and accurately diagnose dysfunctionalities, and familiarity with the right gover... Read more
Book
RRP: £36.83    Hardcover: 258 pages   Publisher: Springer; 1st ed. 2019 edition (3 Jun. 2019)   ISBN: 3030120139 Today’s complexity, speed, and need for adaptation are putting organizations under stress. Understanding how organizations function and truly come alive has become a critical competency. And yet, organizations still seem to lack a solid understanding of what constitutes meaningful, viable, and effective organizational structures. Usi... Read more
Book
RRP: £54.76    Hardcover: 728 pages   Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell (22 Mar. 2019)   ISBN: 1119118379 The world has become increasingly networked and unpredictable. Decision makers at all levels are required to manage the consequences of complexity every day. They must deal with problems that arise unexpectedly, generate uncertainty, are characterised by interconnectivity and spread across traditional boundaries. Simple solutions to complex problem... Read more
Book
RRP:  20 €    Taschenbuch: 188 Seiten   Verlag: Independently published (8. September 2018)   Sprache: Deutsch   ISBN: 1717899323 Warum sollten Sie dieses Buch lesen?  Wenn Sie nach Verbindungen (zwischen Kybernetik, Lean und Digitalisierung) suchen, die bislang nicht aufgedeckt waren. Wenn sich Theorie und Praxis für Sie nicht gegenseitig ausschließen, sondern bereichern. Wenn Sie Impulse, Anregungen und neue Ideen suchen, um Bauprojekte durchz... Read more
Book
RRP: £14.95  Paperback: 92 pages  Publisher: lulu.com (26 Mar 2018)  ISBN: 0244913870    Confrontation Analysis, also called dilemma analysis or drama theory, was originally devised by Professor Nigel Howard in 1997 as a way of modelling crises. Although used by UK General Rupert Smith in his 2006 book The Utility of Force, the method fell into obscurity. After 10 years work in the defence sector, the method has been developed into a tool to mode... Read more
Book
RRP: £22.21   Paperback: 406 pages   Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (9 Dec. 2016)   ISBN-10: 1138242675 Patterns of Strategy shows how the strategic fit between organisations drives strategic direction. It is essential reading for those who wish to understand how to manoeuvre their organisation to change its strategic fit to their advantage. The 80 ‘patterns’ of strategy help you explore options for collaboration and competition within your st... Read more
Book