Author Archives: Raghu Ananthanarayanan, Vandana Menon and K. S. Narendran

Feature Article: Kaipa’s Pyramid as a Yantra: A Tensegrity-Mandala

Feature Articles / March 2009

Understanding How Teams Work


One of the most interesting mental models I have come across in recent times is Prasad Kaipa’s use of the tetrahedron. I have been playing with it. Our consulting group took the exploration of our own work processes based on the paper “Application of Pyramid Building in Organisations: Aligning Strategy, Process and People in Organisations” by Prasad Kaipa, Chris Newham and Russ Volckmann.

narendranAs I worked with the model further, I …