More visual genius of Walt Disney

Mar 10th, 2011 | By | Category: Mindmapping software, Thinking

I’m sure you’ve seen the brilliant and ground-breaking concept map that Walt Disney drew in 1957. You should have, it’s been on since mid-2008, but if you’ve missed it so far, it’s in our history article here: Roots of visual mapping.

Well, here’s another piece of outstanding visual thinking and communication apparently from even earlier – 1943 – and yet it looks fresh enough to have been designed yesterday: The Disney organization chart.  As it says at the foot, “This Chart Designates Operations and Not Authorities.”

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One Comment to “More visual genius of Walt Disney”

  1. […] business empire, complete with cute drawings, of course. That’s not the only map he created – here’s another Disney-drawn map from even earlier – 1943! If you look closely, it bears a striking resemblance to a modern org […]