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Date/Time Organisation & Location Description
24/04/2017 -

18:30 for 19:00, till 21:00
Bristol Local Group

Atkins The Hub 500 Park Avenue Aztec West Bristol BS32 4RZ
Embracing Complexity: Adaptive management in a volatile and complex world
Jean will describe what it means to say the world is complex and explore what that implies for managing organisations and projects, and how to balance the tensions between efficiency and adapting, between standardisation and customisation.

Jean, lead author of Embracing Complexity is a strategy and organisation consultant and academic. She was Head of Engineering Operations for BAe Commercial Aircraft (1989-92), and she has been chair and non-executive director of a number of other organisations, and has consulted many blue chip companies and charities.

Her background in theoretical physics coupled with her practical engagement in the fields of management and social research give her a multi-faceted, informed and practical perspective on the implications of embracing complexity and managing in a volatile, uncertain and complex world.

For more about Jean’s excellent book see:
We welcome everyone to our events and always appreciate help with promoting them.  If you are able to, why not print off a copy of the attached flyer and put it up on your staff noticeboard, or forward this email to colleagues and friends you think might enjoy the talk.

As ever, this Bristol Local Group talk is open to INCOSE members and non-members alike.  We look forward to welcoming you.


Title Author Doc Type Doc Date File Type View
Embracing Complexity  Mr Tim James  Flyer  31/03/2017  pdf   Open 
Embracing Complexity  Dr Jean Boulton  Presentation  24/04/2017  pdf   Open