1. The problems with targets (Spanish subtitles)


    from Calchas Films / Added

    This video shows how targets only ever make performance worse in organisations, and how it is instead better to understand the true capability of performance in a system before acting to try and improve…

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    • "We were all so busy, we just didn't know" Seeing the whole system always comes as a surprise


      from Calchas Films / Added

      Seeing their whole system end-to-end for the first time, leaders almost always register their surprise, sometimes their shock and occasionally their dismay. Sometimes they laugh out loud. People…

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      • OUR FATHER? A Portrait of Christianity from the Perspective of Young Believers


        from John Seddon / Added

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        This short film consists of interviews with five young christians. It aims to give a real insight into the christian life and to show the impact of a personal relationship with God. It was produced…

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        • Extremely Good Tips For Luck In Love


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          The Melt Extreme talent show for the Whitaugh Park 2012 residential from The Village Youth Project (The Bank). Produced by: Anna Kelly, Anna Sinclair, Kate Nelson, Daniel Pace and John Seddon Edited…

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          • John Seddon - It’s the system stupid!


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            IT projects fail because management fails. Management-as-usual means people management, activity management, inspection and budget-based controls. Put these ideas into IT systems and you merely compound…

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            • Deliverology destroys service:- Professor John Seddon addresses California Faculty Association


              from Calchas Films / Added

              In this video Professor John Seddon addresses the California Faculty Association on the dangers posed by Sir Michael Barber's (former head of Toby Blair's Delivery Unit - and dubbed 'Mr Targets' by…

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              • Professor John Seddon: Seminal moments that informed the evolution of his systems thinking method


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                Professor John Seddon talks about the seminal moments that led to the creation, and informed the evolution of his systems thinking method. This video was filmed in November 2009 with permission…

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                • World Quality Day 2009


                  from Aqueous Films / Added

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                  Aqueous Films was commissioned by The Chartered Quality Institute (based in London) to film the World Quality Day event held at the Sellafield Centre in Cumbria. This featured an exhibition and presentations…

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                  • Cultural change is free


                    from Mindfields College / Added

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                    John Seddon explains why targets make organisations worse and controlling costs makes costs higher. This elegant dissection of the organisational madness that pervades our culture was given at the…

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