Replying to LO28417 --
I read the messages on this thread with much interest. It is less
abstract than most of what we discuss, it bears your concern about
specific (real) individuals, with specific (real) problems, in a specific
(real) set-up ... this means, among other things, that special care and
sensitivity is needed.
I understand that you At, are not an employee in this organisation,
therefore you have (for a while) the privilege to observe the way it
functions with a fresh (in terms of the duration of the problem),
objective eye. I also assume that most of the insights you shared with us
became possible (visible) to you during that phase.
I don't know what it is that you undertook, but most mal-functioning
systems tend to "contaminate" other systems that interact with it
(consultants, customers, suppliers, etc ...).
In my experience (it has theoretical roots too), a most powerful and
authentic contribution can occurs when such a contamination is allowed.
If my words make sense, if you have any interest to further and deeper
discuss such interventions, or if you seek less abstraction :-), please
write to me.
Judy Tal <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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