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Human Nature Affects Organizational Situational Awareness

Posted February 6, 2019 in Cutter Business Technology Journal
Situational awareness

It’s human nature for people to do whatever they can to avoid threats to their well-being. This constant vigil includes changing organizational culture to fit within personal comfort zones. Consequently, the stakeholders in an organization do certain things in certain ways to meet what they believe to be their job responsibilities. Their actions are based on their perceptions of the best results for them within their framework of reference with as little effort as possible. These “in practice” rules of engagement are difficult to determine and subsequently manage.

About The Author
Scott Stribrny
Scott Stribrny is a Senior Consultant with Cutter Consortium's Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies practice and a leading figure in the world of process improvement. With over 30 years’ diverse experience, Mr. Stribrny is the cofounder, President, and Managing Director of Group Atlantic, Inc. His current interests include change management, new paradigms for organizational design, and technology-based competitive strategy… Read More
Jim Stanton
Jim Stanton is the founder of Perception Management, Inc., and the creator of the Perception Analysis Methodology, a noninvasive process for the discovery and validation of the “ground truth” in organizations. He has more than 50 years’ experience in improving technology utilization, team building, and managing change. Mr. Stanton is also the founder of three successful consulting firms and an advisor to several CIOs, CEOs, and startup companies… Read More
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