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Health Care vs. Medical Treatment - disruptive system changes made in California

Who would have expected to meet one of the US, if not worldwide, health care leaders in the San Francisco Bay Area? Kaiser Permanente serves nearly 11 million members in eight US states with extraordinary results, applying the Kaiser Permanente model, which is based on integration, innovation and technology.

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RocketSpace: A place in Silicon Valley where giants meet dwarfs

Why do big corporates need startups? Why do startups need corporates? What’s in it for them? Well, it seems that both of them are struggling through some challenges and there are real benefits of working together.

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Creating spaces for change - inspired by IDEO

Behaviour of people does not change by mandate – people need space where new ways of working can be experimented. IDEO, one of the world’s leading design agencies showed us some nice examples how creative design can positively influence behavior. We visited their gorgeous office located at Pier 28 in San Francisco. For us, this office was the benchmark for a cool and inspiring office space. Looking at their key values they really walk the talk when they promise their customers to influence culture by creating space for good conversations.

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Moving beyond Holacracy

Holacracy has gained a lot of attention recently as a possible approach to run a company on the principles of self-organization. We had the opportunity to speak with organizational designer Jennifer Dennard from Medium about the experiences they made when operating under the system of Holacracy – and about the development taking place at Medium now, after having decided not to use Holacracy any longer.

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Belief and economics of self-managed organizations

We had the pleasure to meet and discuss with Doug Kirkpatrick, who is the former CFO of Morning Star, the world’s largest tomato processor and long term self-managed organization. He is a consultant and book author of ‚Beyond Empowerment: The Age of Self-Managed Organization’. We discussed ways of transformation towards self-management and discovered the two at first sight contradictory elements: Belief and Economics.

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