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Dealing with the Unknown to Manage Crises

We are living in times which not only affects our business and personal lives now but it will also transform the way we do things in the future. The challenge from a business perspective is dealing with the unknown.

What impact is this currently having on businesses and how will it impact their future.

Unicist Research have been working on this very problem since 1976 conducting research and then applying it to businesses to overcome extreme setbacks such as the 2008 depression.

Their applied research removes the uncertainty of the unknown to help businesses define minimum and maximum strategies to be successful in the world.

Through education, businesses can adopt and apply these strategies to be successful and overcome the challenges which otherwise lie ahead.

Don´t take our word for you, you can experience the power of this approach yourself. Engage in our Virtual Testing lab and experience how this unique approach can help your business.

Simon Warman-Freed
Partner

NOTE: The Unicist Research Institute (TURI) is a world leader in its segment. Since 1976, it has been specialized in complexity sciences applied to the research on the roots of evolution and its application to social, institutional, business and individual evolution.


The 4th Industrial Revolution requires a Conceptual Mindset

Industrial Revolutions foster and establish dominant mindsets to fulfill their purposes. A conceptual mindset is necessary to deal with the possibilities opened by the 4th Industrial Revolution in order to manage the unified field of business processes.

Mindsets of Industrial Revolutions

The discovery that the concepts people have in their minds, drive their actions and that the concepts and fundamentals that underlie business functions define the root causes of their functionality, expanded the possibilities of business management.

Therefore, conceptualization is the necessary mindset to deal with the 4th Industrial Revolution. It allows managing the unified field of business functions integrating the different aspects of the business processes including the restricted and wide contexts.

This stage requires managing the concepts of business functions to improve the adaptiveness of processes by being fully consumer/user/buyer oriented, increasing the productivity and increasing the quality to become fully reliable.

The conceptual mindset required by the 4th Industrial Revolution uses destructive and non-destructive pilot tests and uses an action-reflection-action process that includes the use of the unicist strategic approach to forecast, produce and ensure results.

The solutions are based on the ontogenetic maps of business functions that define their concepts and fundamentals. This information allows defining what is needed and comparing it with the actual state to define the actions that are necessary to achieve the established goals. The pilot tests of their implementation allow learning from the feedback.

Diego Belohlavek

NOTE: The Unicist Research Institute was the pioneer in using the unicist logical approach in complexity science research and became a private global decentralized leading research organization in the field of human adaptive systems. It has an academic arm and a business arm.


Introduction to the Unicist Unified Field Method

The unicist unified field method was developed to define what is possible to be achieved when dealing with specific adaptive systems or environments. The objective of this method is to define the framework for solution building processes.

This method provides the necessary information that ensures the possibility of developing reliable maximal strategies to grow and minimum strategies to ensure results. It is the first step of any complex problem-solving approach.

The Functionality of the Method

The unicist unified field method was developed to discover the possibilities of influencing an environment. The knowledge of possibilities defines what is possible to be done in a specific environment.

Therefore, the unicist evolutionary approach to reality begins by defining what is possible to be achieved before defining what wants or what needs to be done.

The unicist unified method is a 3-step method that allows defining the possibilities based on the capacity of envisioning a specific field of the environment and the technological and social trends that drive its evolution.

The three steps are:

  1. Define the conceptual structure of the field of actions (category)
  2. Emulate the functionality and trends of the category in mind
  3. Define the possibilities of the empty spaces that are found

The Unicist Research Institute

NOTE: The Unicist Research Institute has been, since 1976, the pioneer in complexity science research to deal with adaptive entities and became a private global decentralized leading research organization in the field of adaptive systems and environments. It was one of the precursors of the Industry 4.0 concept


Future Scenarios are based on Unicist Logical Inferences

The unicist approach to future research uses logical inferences based on the unicist double dialectical logic that was developed based on the discovery of the unicist ontogenetic intelligence of nature that regulates its evolution. These developments began in the 80’s and were led by Peter Belohlavek at The Unicist Research Institute.

It was a step by step discovery based on the apprehension of the nature of social phenomena entering afterwards in the institutional and individual evolution. Its integration with biology and physics was the final stage that was achieved.

This approach is based on the fact that future and past are not symmetric. This is the case of all the environments that are evolving or involving. The past and the future are only symmetric in stagnated environments.

The objective of the unicist approach to future research is to define a future scenario in order to adapt and influence it.

When an individual “looks back” at the history, the events that occurred are reasonable, understandable and logical. Therefore when approaching the future what is required is having the “logic” that is evident when analyzing the events of the past.

The building of future scenarios is based on the fact that the structure of the unicist ontology of a specific environment needs to be found in the past and that the facts of the present are used to infer the future.

The unicist approach to future research is based on inferring the future based on the laws of evolution established by the ontogenetic intelligence of nature, which allowed developing the unicist ontology of evolution.

This allows building reliable future scenarios.

The Unicist Research Institute

NOTE: The Unicist Research Institute has been, since 1976, the pioneer in complexity science research to deal with adaptive entities and became a private global decentralized leading research organization in the field of adaptive systems and environments. It was one of the precursors of the Industry 4.0 concept


Unicist Strategy: An Emulation of Nature

The unicist strategy emulates the intelligence of nature by developing maximal strategies to grow and minimum strategies to ensure survival. This strategy manages the root causes of processes to build catalysts to accelerate business functions. It uses unicist binary actions (DDAs) and objects to ensure the generation of value in complex adaptive environments.

The discovery of the ontogenetic intelligence of nature opened the possibility of understanding and influencing nature and complex adaptive systems.

The emulation of nature was the basis for the development of the Unicist Strategy and its applications to all the fields of human activities that require a strategic approach. Thus, the maximal strategies to expand the boundaries and the minimum strategies to survive were established.

The double dialectical logic allowed transforming supplementation and complementation laws into strategic functions that drive the maximal and minimum strategies making evolution reasonable, understandable and predictable.

Therefore, the simplicity of the unicist strategy is based on the emulation of the intelligence that underlies nature.

The Unicist Research Institute

NOTE: The Unicist Research Institute has been, since 1976, the pioneer in complexity science research to deal with adaptive entities and became a private global decentralized leading research organization in the field of adaptive systems and environments. It was one of the precursors of the Industry 4.0 concept


The Basics of Unicist Binary Actions (DDAs)

Double Dialectical Behavior is natural and “automatic” in any complex adaptive system. The discovery of the structure of the concepts that underlies these systems allowed understanding how these double dialectical actions drive the evolution of these systems.

Examples of unicist binary actions:

  1. The actions of living beings deal with growth – survival
  2. The actions of human actions deal with efficacy – efficiency
  3. The actions of the evolution of the universe deal with expansion – gravitational force
  4. The actions of leadership deal with participation – power exertion
  5. The actions of aesthetics deal with desirability – harmony

These actions deal with the double dialectical logic that allows emulating the functionality, dynamics and evolution of adaptive systems or environments.

Its application to influence human behavior drove to the modeling of unicist binary actions (also called DDAs) which allow designing influential strategies to expand while developing the necessary actions to ensure survival.

DDAs are the necessary synchronic binary actions that ensure results when dealing with adaptive systems. They are based on the management of the root causes of their functionality.

The Unicist Research Institute

NOTE: The Unicist Research Institute has been, since 1976, the pioneer in complexity science research to deal with adaptive entities and became a private global decentralized leading research organization in the field of adaptive systems and environments. It was one of the precursors of the Industry 4.0 concept


Facileness, the driver of Business Failures

The Unicist Research Institute researched 50 cases of startups in the US to define which were the root causes of their failures and how they could have been avoided. What was demonstrated is that the fundamentals of the business were mismanaged in all failures. Avoiding fundamentals is a core characteristic of facileness.

Polarities of the Unicist Evolutionary Approach

In all the cases, facileness, defined as the attitude of oversimplifying reality to minimize the energy consumed, demonstrated being the root cause of failures.

Facileness is an addiction that is installed in over-adaptive environments, which drives their stagnation and/or involution. This behavior is driven by the submission to the extreme beliefs of the participants of the group, their business is based on transferring risks and costs to others and is sustained by the avoidance of conflicts.

Facileness is necessarily short-term oriented and cannot deal with structural approaches, institutionalization, the root causes of problems or strategic approaches to businesses.

Proposing utopias, making shortcuts, subjectifying, “buying time”, lying and denying facts are typical actions in facileness driven businesses.

Facileness, as an addiction, is fully unconscious and develops the necessary defenses to maintain the status quo while following the extreme beliefs of the businessmen/women.

As an addiction, it creates a parallel reality in the world, where only those who share this addiction can participate as leaders. Evolutionary approaches cannot be accepted in facileness driven businesses because they work as mirrors exposing the real world.

Unicist Evolutionary Approach

The paradox is that the unicist evolutionary approach is the framework that ensures business success. This approach is integrated by:

  1. The use of maximal and minimum strategies,
  2. the management of the unified field of processes,
  3. the use of business objects,
  4. the conceptual design of solutions,
  5. the development of pilot tests to ensure results,

Minimizing facileness is a basic condition for business development and requires that the leaders of the business have an adaptive attitude, which means that they feel they can influence the environment while they are influenced by it.  It requires that reality prevails over beliefs. Facileness is for leisure, not for business.

You can access the Unicist Evolutionary Approach at:
https://www.unicist.net/conceptual-design/unicist-evolutionary-approach/

Peter Belohlavek

NOTE: The Unicist Research Institute has been, since 1976, the pioneer in complexity science research where the Unicist Evolutionary Approach was developed. It was one of the precursors of the Industry 4.0 concept.


Institutional Therapeutics to solve Structural Business Problems

Institutional Therapeutics is based on the Unicist Standard and is oriented to all those who are responsible for the increase of companies value, their growth and profitability using the necessary innovation to make this possible.

Medical practice has two different languages that are used by the physician: on the one hand, one to communicate with the patients, and on the other hand, another to communicate with colleagues.

Business Therapeutics practice also has two languages:

  1. The operational commonsense language for “patients”
  2. The technical analytical and fundamental language for “physicians”


Unicist Press Committee

NOTE: The Unicist Research Institute has been, since 1976, the pioneer in complexity science research to deal with adaptive entities and became a private global decentralized leading research organization in the field of adaptive systems and environments. It was one of the precursors of the Industry 4.0 concept


Time Management and Time Drivers

Time is defined as the part of the lifecycle elapsed between facts. It is considered a functional measurement of actions. Chronological time is a conventional factual measure of lifecycles. The same chronological time has different meanings according to the length of the lifecycle of the participants of an event.

Time DriversTime management is the human capacity to organize actions fulfilling external objective needs (external time) and respecting the universal time implicit in a specific scenario within the limits of the internal time of an individual.

Adapted individuals are those who are able to manage their internal time requirements to produce the external actions on time.

Universal time

It is the time driven by the evolution of a certain environment, its entropy and irreversibility. Understanding the universal time of an environment defines the external limits of time management. Universal time has to be respected and it defines the general taxonomy of actions.

External time

It is the time that defines when “things” have to be functional and working. External timing is the human capacity to influence reality when it is needed to make things happen. In an activity or working context the external time prevails over the internal time within the limits of the universal time. “Work” has to be done where and when it is needed.

Personal time

It is the time needed by an individual to get ready to make external timing work. Internal time depends on the capacity of individuals. It includes the time necessary to use the reactive and active intelligence to make decisions within the limits of their ontointelligence. Frustration’s elaboration speed is the main inhibitor of internal time management.

Peter Belohlavek

NOTE: The Unicist Research Institute was the pioneer in using the unicist logical approach in complexity science research and became a private global decentralized leading research organization in the field of human adaptive systems. It has an academic arm and a business arm.
https://www.unicist.org/ucu-en/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/turi.pdf


Speed defines success in the business world

Speed is the basic condition for the success of artists, professionals or companies. The technological development, among other factors, made speed a central issue in business.

Power, considered from the Physics point of view and regarded as a universal concept, is defined by the quantity of work that is done in a unit of time.

P = Work/Time

If we take a look at the most successful artists, they are the ones that can produce their “work” (art) in a quantity of events that make them fast in relation to the market possibilities.

If we analyze the alliances that are made in the business world, they all include a search for speed beyond their possible complementation or supplementation of their products or services.

In business, speed depends mainly on the knowledge one has of what is being done. The one who better knows what s/he is doing is faster than the rest. And this standard of speed is given by the market, not by the individual.

In this sense, it’s important to bear in mind that the “survivors” in the business world need to stop or slow down the speed, since they do what they can instead of what is needed.

On the other hand, the central actors of a market search for an increase in speed to be ahead of their competitors and see first in the market what others have not yet seen. Speed depends on an attitude.

Diana Belohlavek

NOTE: The Unicist Research Institute was the pioneer in using the unicist logical approach in complexity science research and became a private global decentralized leading research organization in the field of human adaptive systems. It has an academic arm and a business arm. https://www.unicist.org/ucu-en/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/turi.pdf