TameFlow Patterns


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TameFlow Patterns

How to Design Organizations that Flow

About the Book

Creating high performing organizations is a challange for any business owner or executive manager. There are no recipes that can be given. Yet there is a structured way to think about how you can create an organization that flows. An organization that flows is one that performs at its best as a system, and yet is still capable of learning and continuing to improve.

Patterns have been used in many fields, but they are relatively unknown for organizational design. Yet, stemming from the field of Architecture, they are most useful both for describing and for designing organizations and even their operational practices. In this book we will explore how to use patterns not only to design organizations, but in particular to design high-performing organizations.

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About the Author

Steve Tendon
Steve Tendon

I accelerate business performance in collaborative knowledge-work without compromising humanity, sustainability, or quality, through patterns, mental models and emerging technologies.

I am the author of "The Book of TameFlow: Theory of Constraints Applied to Knowledge-Work Management," among many others.

Steve Tendon

Episode 133

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • 1. Patterns and Pattern Languages
    • What Patterns are Not
    • Alexandrian Patterns
    • Patterns are a Form of Knowledge
    • The Connection between Organizational Patterns for Software Development and Organizational Design
    • How Patterns become a Pattern Language
    • The Generative Power of Patterns and Pattern Languages
    • Pattern Language Validation
  • Further Reading
    • Hyper-Productive Knowledge-Work Performance
    • The Essence of TameFlow
    • TameFlow Chronicles 2011-2015
  • Help with TameFlow
  • Publication Log
    • 2016-02-08
    • 2016-02-09
    • 2016-02-10
    • 2016-02-13
    • 2016-02-18

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TameFlow Press - a business unit of TameFlow Consulting Limited - brings you the most current information and cutting edge ideas about the TameFlow Approach to help you develop your own breakthrough performance-innovation for your organization. For more about the TameFlow Approach, visit https://tameflow.com.

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