Ken Cavanagh

Ken Cavanagh

Los Angeles, California
Aug
24
You and Your Work

You and Your Work

Finding meaning in a system that incentivizes profits over purpose requires the courage to rethink what we know about work.
4 min read
Aug
01

August 2021

Hey there! I can't believe it's August already. It's been a wild month. I'm in the midst of my first
2 min read
Jul
26
What makes a scientist?

What makes a scientist?

At times, my bones are riddled with imposter syndrome.
2 min read
Jul
01

July 2021

Greetings from inside the rocket factory! This month I'm wrapping up the prep work for my course, Psychology of High
3 min read
Jun
27
The lost art of work design

The lost art of work design

A brief introduction to the sociotechnical approach.
6 min read
May
24
June 2021

June 2021

3 min read
May
23
Work systems and the extended mind

Work systems and the extended mind

Organizations with well-leveraged information systems have the foundations for collective intelligence—an extension of social interactivity and interconnected processes among networks of human nodes.
3 min read
May
05
On information technology

On information technology

...the age of human-machine integration may have already begun.
2 min read
Mar
14
The Challenge to Astronauts

The Challenge to Astronauts

Neil Armstrong’s “giant leap for mankind” is beginning to look a lot like baby steps.
5 min read
Feb
15
Systems, leverage, and the beer game

Systems, leverage, and the beer game

There’s leverage in every system. All you need to do is find it.
3 min read