Transduction — leading transformation — Issue #12

Top phive of the week

I’m giving the practitioner keynote in the systems thinking stream at the OR Society’s 63rd Annual Conference

Conscious Organization conference, 7–8 October

I’m proud of RedQuadrant

Systems convening

Finally — I’m seen! | Wenger-Trayner | Systems Community of Inquiry

public | service | transformation

RedQuadrant qualifies for a record 17 lots on cross-public service framework contract

Mark Pack 🔶 on Twitter: “THE MOST GLORIOUS BUREAUCRACY: Got a reason today as to why the leak is still a-leaking. Thames Water need a permit to do the repair. They have a permit, but it’s the wrong sort. But they can’t apply for the right permit until the wrong permit, which they can’t use, expires.…"

David Brindle on Twitter: “Uh oh — government #socialcare reform thinking ‘felt like it was from the 1980s’ …… “

Adrian Reed on Twitter: “Did you know there’s a Gov UK website listing which local authorities are asking for help (goods/services) for refugees, and even if your area isn’t listed you can let them know what you can offer. See tweet below……"

Benjamin P. Taylor on Twitter: “£3bn gap looms for councils"

Environmental and social justice, ethics in public life

UK spending far more on polluting policies than green ones, says WWF

Rachel Coldicutt on Twitter

jake lingwood on Twitter

Aric Toler on Twitter: “The FBI got bored of trying to convince 17-yeas-old Muslims to try and blow up the Brooklyn Bridge, and have moved on to running white supremacist publishing houses and kidnapping governors.…"

‘Govt by satire:’ Botham, Donaldson and Hoey installed as trade envoys — costly reactions

Debra Allcock Tyler: There’s little honour in the old system — so let’s start over | Third Sector

Benjamin P. Taylor on Twitter: “Siri, show me ‘victim blaming’… “

The patriarchy is dead … but the kyriarchy lives on | Nichi Hodgson | The Guardian

Benjamin P. Taylor on Twitter: “Care home giant HC-One hikes fees for residents while owners cash in Sir David Behan CBE Appointed Chair of HC-ONE"

Sam Freedman on Twitter

Elite Education | The Point Magazine

Cautioning Health-Care Professionals: Bereaved Persons Are Misguided Through the Stages of Grief — Margaret Stroebe, Henk Schut, Kathrin Boerner, 2017

systems | complexity | cybernetics

Abeba Birhane on Twitter: “Artificial Intelligence, A Guide for Thinking Humans — Melanie Mitchell

The Impossibility of Automating Ambiguity | Birhane (2021) | Systems Community of Inquiry

The Ghost in the System:

Democratizing Access To The Tools For Transformation | by Otto Scharmer | Field of the Future Blog | Aug, 2021 | Medium

Measuring Narrative Change, v2.0 ORS Impact (2021)

Maurice Yolles: Autopoietic Efficacy — A Metacybernetic View — Some Ideas — YouTube (Club of Remy) | Systems Community of Inquiry

The Game B research archive and: The under-appreciated drive for sense-making — Chater and Loewenstein (2015) | Systems Community of Inquiry

Benjamin P. Taylor on Twitter: “Going, going, gone… and start again — Tom Graves / Tetradian

“Metamodernism / Sensemaking Philosophy | °Milleplateaux"

“Bateson on Information — Sloman (2018)"

“Disorder/Order: Discovery or Invention? | von Foerster (1984)"

Organisational development / transformation

The Dynamics of Vertical and Horizontal Diversity in Organization and Society — Susan M. Awbrey, 2007

More brain food

Philip Agre predicted technology’s pitfalls and then he disappeared — The Washington Post

A biography of the pixel, the elementary particle of pictures | Aeon Essays — Alvy Ray Smith


Wally the wandering walrus sets up home on a motorboat | World News | Sky News




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