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The Paradox of the Fallacious Myths of Institutions

The unicist approach to institutions defines that the fallacious myths of institutions sustain the “spirit de corps” of their organizations. They are absolutely necessary although they hinder improvement.

The identification of the fallacious myths allows defining the possibilities to influence them.

The unicist role of the institutions in an environment defines the type of fallacious myths they need to avoid disgregation. There are basically four basic roles of an institution:

The Number 1:

These are the institutions that set the standards in their field of action.

The Number 2 – The innovator:

They are institutions that propose a new standard defying the Nr. 1

The Differentiated Participant:

They are a sort of Nr. 3. These institutions are followers of the Nr. 1.

Non Differentiated Participant:

These institutions are marginal in the market and their major problem is survival.

About Institutional Fallacious Myths

Fallacious myths of the Innovator – The myth of the value added:

Innovation doesn’t imply necessarily the generation of added value. Innovators generate naturally the fallacious myth of added value to justify their innovation.

The fallacious myths are based on the potential benefit of an innovation if the user had the same values of the innovator.

Fallacious myths of the Nr. 1 – The myths of ethics:

They generate fallacious myths of ethics to sustain their dominant position and the imposition of their standards. This ethics has a strong moral basement.

This fallacious myth is sustained by a strong feeling of impunity based on their dominating role.

Fallacious myths of the Differentiated Participant – The myth of self-sufficiency:

Differentiated participants are followers; therefore they do not invest in many of the fields the Nr. 1 invests, such as: image building, training, R&D, etc.

They need to believe that they are self-sufficient and that investments are unnecessary.

They generate the fallacious myths of self-sufficiency when the environment demands the investments they are not willing to make.

The fallacious myth of Non Differentiated Participants – The myth of justification:

These are organizations based on survivors’ ethics. They need to justify their surviving actions when they are not able to deal with the ethics of a market. Justifications define the need of actions. The fallacious myth of justification sustains the ethics of non differentiated participants’ actions.

Conclusion

Human fallacious behavior always includes individual, institutional and social fallacies. These fallacies are integrated in order to avoid that individuals face unbearable realities in a given environment.

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Unicist Future Research: The Archetype of China

We invite you to apprehend the nature of China’s archetype. But consider that it is necessary to avoid comparisons with other cultures.

“The reach of one’s globalization is defined by the limit of the pronoun WE.”

If you are really interested in understanding the Chinese archetype we recommend listening to the lecture you find at:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2mRlgQKWlnQ

We strongly recommend “reading between lines” to apprehend the fundamentals of the culture. Access the information on the unicist ontology of economic behavior at: https://www.unicist.net/management/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/ontology_economy_en.pdf

Only if the culture is within the limits of your “WE” you will be able to perceive aspects of the Chinese archetype.

Next week you will have access to the essential aspects of China’s culture on this blog.

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Trends: Unicist Lifestyle Segmentation and Evolution

Unicist LifestylesLifestyle segmentation underlies human behavior. Lifestyles establish the parameters of normality and the “ethical mask” of a society. Describing the lifestyles of a country permits establishing the limits within which segmentations can work. Only in the case of basic human needs lifestyles are not a limit but only a gravitational force.

The unicist lifestyle segmentation is analogous to the VALS segmentation of SRI. But, while VALS uses psychology to segment people according to their distinct personality traits, Unicist Lifestyle Segmentation uses anthropological invariables and country archetypes to segment people.

Unicist Lifestyles

Lifestyles are the archetypical behavior patterns of a society and its members. These archetypes serve a group as automatisms to carry out the everyday activities that are functional to that society’s purpose.

Hence, lifestyles are the result of the integration of a society’s collective unconscious with its archetype, which define different ways of facing reality.

Archetypes resolve the weaknesses of a social group by turning uncertainties into assertive answers which guarantee the success of individual and social purposes.

An individual’s lifestyle makes him acceptable and functional to the society’s needs. It also allows him to find groups of identification across different cultures or communities.

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The Unicist Fundamentals of Mozilla

A navigator is the person on board of a ship or aircraft responsible for its navigation. The navigator is not the captain, but provides the information to the captain in order to make adequate decisions. Therefore, the navigator’s primary responsibility is to be aware of the ship or aircraft’s position at all times.

A Navigator on the Internet is an object that substitutes the individual that navigates a ship or airplane to position the user in the World Wide Web.

In business there are many activities that are homologous to navigators:

-Market Research
-Strategic Positioning
-Diagnosing
-Scenario Building
-Information Technology, etc.

In order to benchmark Mozilla’s experience we would consider that it is a way to navigate the Internet providing alternatives to the “captain” in order to use the platform as a tool to develop the activity s/he has planned.

The Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) is simpler. It provides basically a rigid navigation platform to ensure that individuals can access information. IE doesn’t pretend to be an adaptive platform. It pretends to be a simple access to the Internet. Thus it is the natural navigator for individuals who just use Internet as an access to information.

The more participative the design of the navigators, the more flexible they can work. The more flexible they are, the higher the level of the “persons” to deal with them.

Mozilla is an example that can only be benchmarked if it is experienced in real use, as well as its comparison with the Internet Explorer Concept.

This benchmark will help you design adaptive systems. The Unicist Standard allows developing flexible designs with quality assurance.

We recommend listening to John Lilly’s lecture, CEO of Mozilla.  You will access the core fundamental of Mozilla’s success.

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

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Diego Belohlavek
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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
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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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Benchmarking General Electric: The Nature of Innovation

Managing the nature of innovation is basic when dealing with growth. This is something General Electric manages since the era of Thomas Edison.

The Unicist Standard in Innovation Management deals with the object driven technologies that are necessary to manage innovations.

You will find the information on the nature of innovation between the lines of Jeff Immelt’s lecture, CEO of G.E:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5YOEwYAXH10

Next week we will be providing the ontology of innovation in order to help benchmark General Electric.

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Diana Belohlavek
VP Unicist Knowledge Bank

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Unicist Object Driven Management: The Unicist Standard

The use unicist object driven technologies integrated in the unicist standard implies the emulation of objects in nature. Management is the paradigmatic example of how objects help in the development of stable, growing and profitable organizations.

The nature of a manager’s function is to manage people, hardware and software to produce results.

The object driven management approach is based on structuring the activities of a business based on its nature and the nature of the working processes that have to be developed to achieve the goals of a business.

It implies the institutionalization of an organization in order to reuse objects and simplify processes while increasing productivity and quality.

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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 sciences applied to individual, institutional and social evolution.

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What is the Unicist Standard in Business Management?

It is the business organization based on the ontological structure of the fundamentals of businesses to develop accurate diagnoses, forecasts and strategies, monitoring them in order to make things happen.

It implies managing the concepts of businesses, transforming them into simple actions and producing the expected results.

More than 3,000 researches since 1976 allowed the development of the unicist business objects that integrate the Unicist Standard.

Download and print the Visual Guide to the Unicist Standard in Business at: https://www.unicist.net/management/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/unicist_standard_guide_en2.pdf

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Diana  Belohlavek
VP Unicist Knowledge Bank

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