Publications

Publications

Books we’ve written or co-authored

The Fractal Organization is a managers’ guide to understanding and designing organisations

fractal-organisation-book

Patterns of Strategy is a radical new systemic approach to developing strategy

Beyond Alignment is co-authored on systems approaches to Enterprise architecture

beyond-alignment-book

Systems Approaches to Managing Change is the co-authored course text for the Open University’s Masters in systems course

systems-approaches-book

Papers available for download

Modelling Organisations using the Viable System Model
by Diane Bowling and Patrick Hoverstadt


Papers available on request (please e-mail)

Strategy

Strategic Risk

Managing strategic risk using enterprise search : IT futures white paper
by Patrick Hoverstadt and Peter Kawalek

Building Multi-Agency Emergency Response Capability, Organisational Models for Managing Information and Complexity
by Patrick Hoverstadt, Louise Smail and Aidan Ward

Measuring the performance of strategy
by Patrick Hoverstadt, Lucy Loh and Natalie Marguet

Performance measurement: the glue between strategy, organisation and change
by Patrick Hoverstadt, Lucy Loh and Natalie Marguet

Bridging the gap: Effective transition from strategy development to strategy execution (published PM World Journal)
by Patrick Hoverstadt and Lucy Loh

Organisation

Organisational diagnosis & Development

Multi organisational multi methodology approach to a wicked problem
by Patrick Hoverstadt and Aidan Ward

Complexity as a factor in restricting the growth of Medium Sized Enterprises
by Diane Bowling and Patrick Hoverstadt

The interdependence of cultural values and performance frameworks
by Patrick Hoverstadt, Lucy Loh and Umit Bititci

Organisation design

Imbalances in organisational decision making
by Patrick Hoverstadt

Organisation and individual resilience
by Patrick Hoverstadt and Lucy Loh

Using capability models
by Patrick Hoverstadt and Lucy Loh

Why business should take EA seriously
by Patrick Hoverstadt

Organisational Agility

Measuring agility
by Patrick Hoverstadt and Lucy Loh

Using agility metrics in business turnaround
by Patrick Hoverstadt, Lucy Loh and Ian Roberts

Performance Management

Viability as a Basis for Performance Measurement
by Patrick Hoverstadt, Ian Kendrick and Steve Morlidge

Measuring the performance of management
by Patrick Hoverstadt

Measuring the performance of strategy
by Patrick Hoverstadt, Lucy Loh and Natalie Marguet

Systemic view of payment by outcomes
by Patrick Hoverstadt

Multi-Organisation

Business Ecosystems

National decision making in Nuclear Waste Management
by Patrick Hoverstadt

Defining identity by structural coupling in VSM practice
by Patrick Hoverstadt

Partnership Governance

Designing Governance using VSM
by Patrick Hoverstadt and Jane Searles

Organisational Viability as a factor in Sustainable Development of Technology
by Diane Bowling and Patrick Hoverstadt

Business ethics and governance
by Patrick Hoverstadt

Commissioning

Bayesian approach to risk management in Childrens’ Services
by Patrick Hoverstadt

Mergers & Acquisitions

Building Synergy in M&A : the difference that makes the difference
by Patrick Hoverstadt

Measuring Synergy
by Steve Brewis, Patrick Hoverstadt and Lucy Loh

Transformation

Mosaic

Mosaic transformation in organisations
by Patrick Hoverstadt

Wilber’s worldviews in organisation transformation
by Patrick Hoverstadt and Lucy Loh

Dynamic Performance Management

The structure of performance management – implications and application of systems models
by Patrick Hoverstadt

Innovation

Open Innovation and ecosystem development
by Patrick Hoverstadt and Lucy Loh