Russell Ackoff – Weekend Professional Development Matinee Video

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Dr. Russell Ackoff lectures on improvement efforts that go beyond improving the parts of a system to improving the whole.

This lecture was given at the College of Business Administration at the University of Cincinnati in 1995.

Part 1 Video is 16 minutes in length

Part 2 Video is 13 minutes in length

Part 3 Video is 14 minutes in length

Part 4 Video is 6 minutes in length

BackStory

From Wikipedia

Russell Lincoln Ackoff (12 February 1919 – 29 October 2009) was an American organizational theorist,consultant, and Anheuser-Busch Professor Emeritus of Management Science at the Wharton School,University of Pennsylvania. Ackoff was a pioneer in the field of operations research, systems thinking and management science.

See more – here.

The Weekend Matinee Series

This series of videos is for those in the Instructional Systems Design (ISD) and Performance Improvement (PI) spaces – for a little continuing education/development – especially for those without a local chapter or source for professional development.

I will post one video at 8 am – east coast/USA time – on Saturday.

Please suggest other videos for me to use in this series! Topics would come from ID, ISD, HPT, HPI, PI, TQM, Quality, OD, BPM, Process topic areas.

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