Over the last few decades, organisations of all shapes and sizes around the world have been finding it progressively more challenging to solve problems, make decisions and take action to stay relevant, healthy and sustainable. Yes, the world is changing, but change is certainly nothing new. Are non-value adding bureaucracy and excessive control stubbornly making us force round pegs into square holes? Have we allowed the KISS principle to make us overly simple and even stupid when it comes to organisational management?

Humans evolved to thrive in complex systems. Modern workplaces and management approaches have created environments where this innate capability is forgotten.

REVIVED COMPLEXITY FITNESS IS POSSIBLE

Because humans have an in-born adaptability, flexibility and ability to navigate the ever-changing complexities of our environment. Because humans still have the curiosity and courage that enabled us to move to and inhabit every landmass and every type of climate to become arguably the most successful species of all time and unquestionably the most impactful (for good and bad). Because humans boldly tackle uncertainty. Because humans are unpredictable, diverse and yes, complex.

Because understanding and embracing the kinetic power of the flux and fluidity of humanness (still) makes perfect sense today.

See how we empower you to make sense of the world so that you can act.

Over the last few decades, organisations of all shapes and sizes around the world have been finding it progressively more challenging to solve problems, make decisions and take action to stay relevant, healthy and sustainable. Yes, the world is changing, but change is certainly nothing new. Are non-value adding bureaucracy and excessive control stubbornly making us force round pegs into square holes? Have we allowed the KISS principle to make us overly simple and even stupid when it comes to organisational management?

Humans evolved to thrive in complex systems. Modern workplaces and management approaches have created environments where this innate capability is forgotten.

REVIVED COMPLEXITY FITNESS IS POSSIBLE

Because humans have an in-born adaptability, flexibility and ability to navigate the ever-changing complexities of our environment. Because humans still have the curiosity and courage that enabled us to move to and inhabit every landmass and every type of climate to become arguably the most successful species of all time and unquestionably the most impactful (for good and bad). Because humans boldly tackle uncertainty. Because humans are unpredictable, diverse and yes, complex.

Because understanding and embracing the kinetic power of the flux and fluidity of humanness (still) makes perfect sense today. See how we empower you to make sense of the world so that you can act.

STEWARDS, PIONEERS
& PARTNERS

Cognitive Edge has been challenging conventional thinking on strategy, leadership, culture and change management since 2005…

HUMAN SENSE-MAKING
FOR ACTION

What we do and why we do it: We develop management approaches that empower organisations to metabolise uncertainty, create resilience and detect weak signals…

THE CYNEFIN®
FRAMEWORK

The Cynefin® framework was developed to help leaders understand their challenges and to make decisions in context…

STEWARDS, PIONEERS
& PARTNERS

Cognitive Edge has been challenging conventional thinking on strategy, leadership, culture and change management since 2005…

HUMAN SENSE-MAKING
FOR ACTION

What we do and why we do it: We develop management approaches that empower organisations to metabolise uncertainty, create resilience and detect weak signals…

THE CYNEFIN®
FRAMEWORK

The Cynefin® framework was developed to help leaders understand their challenges and to make decisions in context…

STEWARDS, PIONEERS
& PARTNERS

Cognitive Edge has been challenging conventional thinking on strategy, leadership, culture and change management since 2005…

HUMAN SENSE-MAKING
FOR ACTION

What we do and why we do it: We develop management approaches that empower organisations to metabolise uncertainty, create resilience and detect weak signals…

THE CYNEFIN®
FRAMEWORK

The Cynefin® framework was developed to help leaders understand their challenges and to make decisions in context…

WE WORK AT THE INTERSECTIONS OF:

complexity and strategy | complexity and futures | complexity and organisational development | complexity and social transformation | complexity and safety | etc..

WE WORK AT THE INTERSECTIONS OF:

complexity and strategy | complexity and futures | complexity and organisational development | complexity and social transformation | complexity and safety | etc..

WE WORK AT THE INTERSECTIONS OF:

complexity and strategy | complexity and futures | complexity and organisational development | complexity and social transformation | complexity and safety | etc..