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Launching of an Academic Alliance for COOs in Healthcare

An Academic Alliance agreement has been closed with the Weston Group to provide Unicist Strategic Diagnostics Programs for the COOs of Hospitals and Clinics.

These programs are developed with the Unicist Business Residencies technology and are focused on upgrading the Healthcare Organizations with the business objects included in the Unicist Standard.

Access the Programs at: http://ucuweston.org/wordpress/?page_id=629

Although the target market is the US, it is open to English speaking COOs from all over the world. It is an upgrade in simplification, and energy saving for Hospitals and Clinics.

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Diana Belohlavek
VP Knowledge Management
& Communication

NOTE: The Unicist Research Institute is the major research organization in the world in its specialty based on more than 3,000 researches in complexity science applied to individual, institutional and social evolution. The applicative researches are based on the discovery of the Ontogenetic Intelligence of Nature and the consequent Unicist Theory of Evolution.

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April, 22 – Celebration of Earth Day

Today we invite you to celebrate Earth Day, a celebration that was instituted 40 years ago.

When talking about Globalization we say:
“The reach of one’s globalization is defined by the limit of the pronoun WE.”

When talking about environmental awareness we say:

“The respect we have on the environment is defined by the limit of the pronoun OURS”

We wish you also see the world as “OUR WORLD” to introduce some systematic small energy saving actions from tomorrow on. We will do our part.

Today is a day for celebration. Cheers!!!

Executive Committee
The Unicist Research Institute

NOTE: The Unicist Research Institute is the major research organization in the world in its specialty based on more than 3,000 researches in complexity science applied to individual, institutional and social evolution. The applicative researches are based on the discovery of the Ontogenetic Intelligence of Nature and the consequent Unicist Theory of Evolution.

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Reliable Knowledge is the Unicist Standard in Diagnostics

Businesses are an example of adaptive systems and require dealing with their integrity in order to influence them to achieve objectives. A paradigmatic case is to “make” an adaptive system grow, e.g. a business.

It is necessary to have an integrated knowledge to influence the evolution of adaptive systems. Changes in adaptive systems cannot be pulled nor pushed. Evolution needs to be catalyzed in order to achieve possible goals.

Catalyzing implies installing objects in the processes that work as “strange attractors” to produce the results they were created for. To do so it is necessary to develop a conceptual design of the problem in order to integrate all the elements that are part of the system.

To achieve the goal of having reliable knowledge of an adaptive system it is necessary to have both the fundamental knowledge and the technical analytical knowledge.

Fundamental knowledge

The knowledge of the fundamentals of a reality is basic for individuals’ actions. It is stored in the long term memory and allows spontaneous actions in real-time.

The conscious knowledge of the fundamentals of a given reality has the following characteristics.

1) Defines possibilities
It defines the field of what is possible to be achieved.
2) Allows front-view
It makes the perception of the final picture of actions possible.
3) Destructive tests
It requires making the necessary destructive tests of their validity in order to measure the limits of their functionality.
4) Sustains maximal strategies
It allows going beyond the boundaries of the present situation because it works in homologous fields.
5) Backward-thinking: Pert thinking
It is based on seeing the solution and starting from the conceptual output when developing taxonomic action plans.
6) Future oriented
In the short or the long run all living beings will act according to their nature. Understanding the nature, defined by the fundamentals,  allows forecasting the future.
7) Systemic & Conceptual thinking
Systemic and Conceptual thinking are necessary to apprehend the fundamentals using conceptual thinking to develop taxonomies using systemic thinking.

Synthesis: Fundamentals are action driven
Fundamentals are necessary to develop activities in real time having the needed speed and acceleration to influence reality.

Technical-analytical knowledge

1) Defines the probabilities
It allows making the analysis of the experiences to define the probabilities of occurrence of facts.
2) Allows rear-view
As it is based on facts and theories it is necessary to analyze the past in order to learn from it.
3) Non-destructive tests
Technical-analytical knowledge works within predefined boundaries. Therefore the knowledge is only valid within these limits. There is no need for destructive tests.
4) Sustains minimum strategies
Minimum strategies require a strict procedure to make things happen without depending on external elements. Technical analytical knowledge allows developing these procedures within the boundaries individuals can manage.
5) Forward-thinking: Gantt thinking
It defines the elements that need to be built and integrated following a step by step approach. It implies dividing reality into “independent” objects to integrate them afterwards.
6) Past & Present Oriented
Analysis requires the existence of elements that are being observed, measured and analyzed. Therefore it is based on the pre-existence of these elements.
7) Analytic & Systemic thinking
Analytic thinking is necessary to divide reality into manageable elements and systemic thinking is necessary to reintegrate them in a functional unit.

Synthesis: Technical-analytical knowledge is control driven
Technical analytical knowledge is necessary to measure and compare the existing facts with the objective that had to be achieved.

Producing growth

A system grows when it appropriates more energy than it has spent to produce it. This implies that it needs to generate an added value to the environment that is higher than the cost to produce it.

Growth problems are always big changes

A big change is necessary when an adaptive system, e.g. a business, wants to grow beyond the natural growth driven by the trends of the environment.

Big changes are energy consuming. Therefore it has to be clear if the energy is available. The use of objects is an energy multiplier. Objects are a mass that provides a source of energy to influence change.

The energy available depends on the technology and the knowledge to make use of the technology. Objects are part of the technology that has to be available.

Most of the failures in growth happen because the energy required is not available. This might happen because of the lack of hardware (including objects), software or peopleware.

Knowledge includes the human factor and defines the possibility to generate additional added value to go beyond the existing boundaries to expand the vital space of the system in order to make growth happen.

Conclusions

Managing both the fundamental and the technical-analytical knowledge is necessary to influence adaptive systems to grow.

The knowledge of fundamentals will give you the front-view to produce the growth and the technical-analytical knowledge will give you the rear-view to control the process.

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Peter Belohlavek

NOTE: The Unicist Research Institute is the major research organization in the world in its specialty based on more than 3,000 researches in complexity science applied to individual, institutional and social evolution. The applicative researches are based on the discovery of the Ontogenetic Intelligence of Nature and the consequent Unicist Theory of Evolution.

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Using the Unicist Standard to deal with Adaptive Systems

Business problems are essentially complex. A problem is complex if it implies a situation that cannot be dominated and someone assumed the responsibility to solve it.

A problem is simple if it is within the boundaries an individual dominates or, being beyond them, the individual doesn’t assume the responsibility to solve it.

1+1 = 2 is a simple problem. But if we reverse the equation assuming the responsibility of achieving the result 2 = ???, infinite solutions are possible. The apparent paradox is that there are infinite operational solutions but only one fundamental solution.

Access the visual guide to the Unicist Standard in Business at:
https://www.unicist.org/ucu-en/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/unicist_standard_guide_en.pdf

To deal with complexity individuals need to have both the technical analytical and fundamental knowledge.

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Diego Belohlavek
Expert System Manager

NOTE: The Unicist Research Institute is the major research organization in the world in its specialty based on more than 3,000 researches in complexity science applied to individual, institutional and social evolution. The applicative researches are based on the discovery of the Ontogenetic Intelligence of Nature and the consequent Unicist Theory of Evolution.

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The Power of Businesses is based on their Archetypes

Institutional archetypes emulate the Ontogenetic Intelligence of Nature and evolve according to the Unicist Theory of Evolution.

The archetype of a business defines its power. Power implies the capacity of a business  to produce an amount of work per unit of time. Therefore power defines the influence and speed of a business. Thus the speed of a business is based on the archetype of the company.

It has to be considered that the archetype of a country establishes the gravitational forces that drive the values of a Company.

This implies that industrial businesses are strongly influenced by the archetypes of their original country. Only Global Businesses are not driven by the archetype of the country where they began. The Rotary Club is an example of this case.

Apple is a self-evident example of the context of the American Archetype.

Access the fundamentals of Apple at: http://unicist.info/sdc-en/aesthetics-is-the-core-of-steve-jobs-business-approach/

Access the archetype of the USA at: http://www.theoryofevolution.net/blog/unicist-future-research-the-archetype-of-the-usa/

The same case can be demonstrated considering the fundamentals of General Electric. Access them at: http://unicist.info/sdc-en/general-electric-a-world-leader-in-innovation/

The power of businesses depends on their archetypes. Structurally, we can define five different archetypes that define different levels of influential power of companies:

1)      Local
2)      Multi-local
3)      International
4)      Multinational
5)      Global

Understanding the company’s archetype allows us to define what kind of businesses can be developed.

Alliances increase power

It is self-evident that alliances increase the power of their participants.

Complementary alliances produce stable increases of the power because they are based on the complementation of their strengths. Supplementary alliances only produce transitory increases of the power because they are based on the reinforcement of weaknesses.

Although the opposite is said in public, businesses with a high power of influence are not welcome in countries with low power archetypes. This knowledge allows defining how to work in which countries.

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Peter Belohlavek

NOTE: The Unicist Research Institute is the major research organization in the world in its specialty based on more than 3,000 researches in complexity science applied to individual, institutional and social evolution. The applicative researches are based on the discovery of the Ontogenetic Intelligence of Nature and the consequent Unicist Theory of Evolution.

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Are you willing to manage the nature of businesses?

Do you need to manage the nature of businesses because you need to expand the boundaries of your business?

Do you want to manage it because you need to expand but also have a minimum strategy?

Do you wish to introduce innovations that are necessary on the market?

Do you want to grow but also to increase your profit?

If more than one question is answered with yes we recommend taking a look at the Visual Guide to the Unicist Standard you can find at: http://www.unicist.net/index.php#vg

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Martin Alvaro
Marketing Manager

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General Electric, a world leader in innovation

As Nikola Tesla laid the groundings for “Innovative Research Laboratories”, Thomas A. Edison laid the groundings for “Product Development Laboratories.”

The unicist standard for business strategy allows defining the fundamentals of General Electric’s business in order to benchmark its experiences.

General Electric was born together with the “Product Development Laboratories” of Thomas A. Edison. Thus General Electric’s business concept is driven by research in all the fields where it considers there is a possibility to generate added value to the market.

In the development of innovations, the minimum strategy drives toward the building of social capital. This is the central fundamental of General Electric and it is sustained by the diversified “Product Development Laboratories” they have around the world.

General Electric is a leading firm in the different fields it works because, besides being extremely innovative, it is Market Value Adding focused.

Being focused on market value adding allows developing useful researches and strengthening the market bonds by improving the social capital in the environment.

The structural approach to innovations developed by General Electric is an “extreme” benchmark for innovative businesses.

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Diana Belohlavek
VP Unicist Knowledge Bank

NOTE: The Unicist Research Institute is the major research organization in the world in its specialty based on more than 3,000 researches in complexity science applied to individual, institutional and social evolution.

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Benchmarking: Is the Unicist Standard a Rolls-Royce?

Last week, TURI’s Marketing Manager said “…the Unicist Standard is a Rolls-Royce car” provoking a harsh response of a Unicist Business Search Engine user.

This generated the need of clarifying what a Rolls-Royce is, and if dealing with the nature of businesses, to diagnose, develop future scenarios, build strategies and design organizations based on the unicist theory of evolution, is essentially analogous or not.

If you Google “unicist theory of evolution” or “unicist ontology of evolution” you will find access to all the information you need.

The questions we are posing to be able to understand Rolls-Royce’s benchmarks are:

1) What is it that it offers?
2) Why is it homologous to the Unicist Standard?
3) What other analogous cases are there in the market?

Listening to Rolls-Royce’s presentation is strongly recommended:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r4_-fbGNjqI

Please reflect on the presentation to go beyond the appearance of the products and the pre-concepts you might have.

The Unicist Research Institute researched the Rolls-Royce market 15 year ago in order to discover its ontological structure and develop homologous strategies in other markets.

In two weeks you will be able to access the answer on this blog.

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Counseling Committee

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Benchmarking Mozilla: grasping unicist fundamentals

Listening to the lecture of  John Lilly, CEO of Mozilla, you will access the core fundamental of Mozilla’s success.

It will drive you to a different world.

Access the lecture at:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S2771Tlr_38

In two weeks you will find the answer on this blog.

Suggestion: Reflect on it. The answer is between the lines.

It is included in the unicist standard contained in the Unicist Business Search Engine:
http://www.unicist.com/

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Diego Belohlavek
Expert System Manager

NOTE: The Unicist Research Institute is the major research organization in the world in its specialty based on more than 3,000 researches in complexity science applied to individual, institutional and social evolution.

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Unicist Strategy is approached as a medical residency

Learning Unicist Strategy requires facing real problems to develop real solutions. That is why this program is analogous to a medical residency. You will be dealing with a real problem, provided by your real client, and you will be developing a real solution. You will be backed by your counselor.

Unicist Object Driven Technologies for strategy building allow individuals to diagnose problems and develop the corresponding strategies. The unicist model provides the logic to approach complex problems and transform them into simple solutions. Ambiguity, uncertainty and complex problems are the situations in which the use of unicist strategy models becomes necessary.

Learn more: http://www.academic.unicist.org/utp.shtml

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Academic Department

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