Lots of quotes from Snowden:

We no longer train managers to make judgements, we train them to follow figures

Snowden talks about how he couldn’t be a general manager until he’d done a year in: Sales, Production, Support…giving him the tacit knowledge an understanding not to make stupid decisions

Now people do their MBA, join a consultancy and move side ways into senior management roles…they have no idea what’s is going on and manage everything off a spreadsheet (without the ability to exercise judgement)

The dominant predator of one short-term period always loses when the ecology changes

Dominance of social atomism…over focus on the individuals, and an organisation as a collection of individuals…when resources are not infinite (unlike the 17th/18th century) we need a commutarian alternative…an ecology needs diversity (there isn’t one right model). We need to start thinking about identities not individuals…people coalesce as identities

Granularity…the highly fragmented information as no coherence…highly structured information has no adaptability…focus micro-narratives on the sweet spot of the curve

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