Awakening Curiosity to Navigate Cultural Change Caused by Technological DisruptionProvider: Capillary Learning
Instructor Names: Rich Batchelor and Nik Beeson
Cost: Member: $375 | Non-Member: $410
Who Should Participate: This workshop is intended for anyone needing to strengthen and grow their competence in navigating disruptive change.
Session Outline: Technology is ubiquitous as a driver of cultural change. What is technology? What is culture? What does technology want? How does technology affect organizational culture? The turbulent dynamics of today’s change, technology and culture require agility, inquisitiveness, continuous learning and an open-mind. Curiosity is key to discovering pathways in navigating the cultural crucible of technological disruption. (More Information)
This very interactive workshop will guide you to a greater understanding of the disruptive impact of technology on organizational culture. You will cultivate a deeper appreciation of the challenges disruptive change brings to an organization and the benefits of curiosity. You will be learning to use several tools which you can take away and practically apply.
Duration: 3 hours
Workshop Learning Objectives:
1. Learn about the disruptive tensions between technology & culture;
2. Visualize the dynamics of your organisation’s culture;
3. Understand the potential of curiosity to navigate disruptive change.
Rich Batchelor: Rich has been delivering successful change for 25 years, enthusiastically promoting change management at every opportunity. His credits include developing the change management model for UK government and being a founding member of ACMP. He is the current President of the ACMP Toronto Chapter and chair of the Chapter Leadership Forum. He has a master in change management degree, has researched and published numerous articles and co-authored books on change and human behaviour.
Nik Beeson: "Curiouser and curiouser", a quote from Lewis Carrol’s 'Alice in Wonderland', was the requisite quote Nik placed under his name in his high school leaving class yearbook. Having a great many questions spurred him to study Theology, Systems Theory, Buddhist Philosophy and Addiction Theory. Nik worked in Digital Communications for two decades where he developed an instinctive capacity to navigate disruptive change. He is a composer, a performing artist, and has a history as a hospital chaplain, and a street & mental health worker.