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Evolving to Adapt in the Education Ecosystem: Mode 2 and the Art of Leading Self-Organizing Teams

Published: 11 October 2016

ID: G00310370

Analyst(s): Bard Papegaaij, Jan-Martin Lowendahl

Summary

This research shows CIOs in higher education how to design and lead a Mode 2 organization in higher education consisting of self-organizing, responsive and creative teams.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

  • The Attributes of Self-Organization

Analysis

  • Self-Organization and Mode 2 in Higher Education
  • Design Your Mode 2 Organization Using the Eight Defining Attributes of Self-Organization
    • No. 1: Group Size
    • No. 2: Internal Diversity
    • No. 3: Clear Boundaries
    • No. 4: Local Autonomy
    • No. 5: Adaptive Leadership
    • No. 6: Continuity
    • No. 7: Formal Connections
    • No. 8: Informal Connections
  • Conclusion

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