Blog and publications

How MD can help selforganization or a more agile organization. Dutch article in MD magazine – spring 2019

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The Quiet Ego@Work

My latest book, Ego@Work, co-authored with colleague Roel Reitzema will be published October this year. We review our experiences helping to develop management and leadership capabilities by focusing on Ego styles and their impact on harmony in the workplace and achieving targets, from I to we. Background reading for my…

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EGO-Managment

Do you understand your ego? Do you realise when it hinders you and when it helps you? Psychological theory defines the ego as that part of our personalities that we experience as “myself” or “me”. Our egos make contact with the world around us through our percentions. The ego remembers,…

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Doe-het-zelf leiders passen co-creatie toe

Een interview met Kevin Van der Straeten van Eventplanner     Doe-het-zelf leiders passen ook cocreatie toe

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MT recensie over het boek Doe-het-zelf leiders

Klik op de foto voor de link naar de recensie van Bjorn Cocquyt

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Interview met Kevin van Eventplanner

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Recensie van Bert Peene – Managementboek

Alles is agile tegenwoordig, zelfsturing lijkt passé. Hans Begeer pleit in zijn boek Doe-het-zelf leiders – De hierarchie voorbij voor een terugkeer. Mits dat kiezen voor zelforganisatie onder meer betekent dat aan een aantal basisvoorwaarden is voldaan, te beginnen met de juiste mindset van het managementteam. Wendbaarheid geldt al geruime…

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HR-Square – Over Doe-het-zelf leiders

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Do-it-yourself leaders

Together with 25 contributors from our learning platform on self-organization we gathered data and examples of organizations applying aspects of self organization. This led to 16 interesting cases – small and big, profit and not for profit. Some examples illustrate the usefulness of small experimental activities limited to only one…

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Self –Management ‘look before you leap’

Laying the groundwork for the successful implementation of self-management. My recent blogs have focused on self-organization and self-managing teams. By self-organization I mean a management practice that stimulates individuals to take responsibility for their objectives and for the tasks required to meet them provides the necessary space and rules at…

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It takes more than Tweeting to Change Your Organization!

Don’t struggle alone. Instead, learn to collaborate with other stakeholders to facilitate change. I want to share concrete examples of the application of co-creation drawn from my consultancy practice, such as the change process going on right now in a public organization. The organization wants to become more effective, in…

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How to sustain a Self-Organizing business culture

Are you sick of hierarchies, bureaucracies and inflexible leadership? Are you searching for a responsive, efficient and flexible way to get things done? Could Self-Organization be what you are looking for? In previous blogs I shared my ideas about the power of Self-Organization skills. I gave examples of my experience…

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Who do we choose to be

Preparing Yourself for Times of Profound Disruption Could you become or could you mentor people to become leaders to guide us through turbulent times? I reviewed the recent work of many authors writing in the field of self-organization and leadership while doing background research for my latest book: Do-it-Yourself Leaders:…

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Blogs about Self – Leadership and Co-creation by Hans Begeer

I would like to share insights from Frédéric Laloux’s book ‘Reinventing Organizations’. This is the first study I read that goes beyond co-creation. After Marvin Weisbord’s ‘Productive Workplaces’, another must read, I was sure that the actual way of organizing is insufficient, one-sided, short term oriented and making people sick.…

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