Our Simple Thinking is No Match for Complexity in Business

Posted by B3 Alliance, Inc on May 23, 2017 1:01:13 PM EDT



Image source: Harvard Business Review

The human brain has a tendency to think linear - it just wants to make straight lines to simplify understanding. Although many situations this thinking serves us well, business is full of highly complex situations straight lines can't fix. Are you able to recognize them to logically process the situation, or do you rely on your gut?

Harvard Business Review took a deeper view into this issue here: https://hbr.org/2017/05/linear-thinking-in-a-nonlinear-world?referral=03759&cm_vc=rr_item_page.bottom


Check it out to learn more about the differences between linear and nonlinear thinking in business.


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