A term coined by Amy Edmondson, the concept of how comfortable it is for people to share information that may make them vulnerable in front...

Doing, action, process, production work. Redwork benefits from reducing variability....

RBOS (pronounced “our-boss”) is a system that deliberately structures the rhythmic dance between doing and deciding, between redwork and bluework. RBOS can be applied at...

The class of people assigned to do the redwork in Industrial Age organizational design. These are called blue-collar, union, hourly, doers and followers. In effective...

The oldest part of the brain that regulates breathing, heartbeat, and base impulses. This system is motivated for self-preservation. Stress pushes humans back into their...

A break from one’s career, typically an academic but now can be anyone. An application of redwork/bluework at the life long level....

A psychological theory formulated by Deci and Ryan to explain intrinsic motivation. The theory posits that competence, relatedness and autonomy are at the core of...

The feeling that we are aligned in our goals and that you say what you mean. Trust does not include the idea of competence. We...

The spread in a characteristic. Variability can be across time, and across different members of a population. Variability can be thought of as diversity. The...