Transduction — leading transformation — Issue #16

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What Gabriel Garcia Marquez’ Love in the Time of Cholera can teach us about organisations and change

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez knew a thing or two about management. And about and change management. Notice how in this extract, the secretary, who ‘only has a job from charity’, bides her time and carefully shares her insights with the boss through a channel and in a way that might be accepted. In this story, the … Continue reading What Gabriel Garcia Marquez’ Love in the Time of Cholera can teach us about organisations and change →

Schon’s swampy lowlands

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The dilemma of rigor or relevance. In the varied topography of professional practice, there is a high, hard ground overlooking a swamp. On the high ground… 13 comments on LinkedIn

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Very Bad Wizards podcast 217: Dropping Paradigms (Kuhn’s “The Structure of Scientific Revolutions”)

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Very Bad Wizards 217: Dropping Paradigms (Kuhn’s “The Structure of Scientific Revolutions”) July 20, 2021 verybadwizards.com/217

Thea Snow on Twitter: “I really believe that many of world’s greatest problems are caused — at least in part — by the fact that we continue to count, measure and value the wrong things in the wrong ways.” — and replies by ‘Fluffbuster’

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I really believe that many of world’s greatest problems are caused — at least in part — by the fact that we continue to count, measure and value the wrong things in the wrong ways. (3) Thea Snow on Twitter: “I really believe that many of world’s greatest problems are caused — at least in […]

Late Great Engineers: Norbert Wiener — father of cybernetics | The Engineer The Engineer

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Late Great Engineers: Norbert Wiener — father of cybernetics By The Engineer 15th September 2021 8:00 am Late Great Engineers: Norbert Wiener — father of cybernetics | The Engineer The Engineer

“Norbert Wiener in the 21st Century: The Long Historical View” — Ronald Kline | Norbert Wiener Learning Center

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“Norbert Wiener in the 21st Century: The Long Historical View” — Ronald Kline “Norbert Wiener in the 21st Century: The Long Historical View” — Ronald Kline | Norbert Wiener Learning Center

I wish it was over, but it isn’t.

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203 deaths reported in the UK today. Let’s be absolutely clear: COVID-19 is ‘over’ in much the same way “Brexit” isn’t. Coronavirus — Worldometer…

Public service transformation

The role of local authorities in Integrated Care Systems (ICS) — Anja Beriro, brownejacobson

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Mark Neary on Twitter (1)

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Just once, could we have a social care photo where the person is on their XBox with their support worker (who’s not in a uniform), or dancing to Abba’s new song, or sharing a pizza at the dining table? In their own home.

Mark Neary on Twitter (2)

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Disappointing email just received from new DP manager. I thought she was going to be better than the last one, but I suspect the culture of distrust runs deep. I sent off the DP audit forms last week & have stuck to the Care Act Guidance around the issue of “burdensome.” 1/

Ethics in public service

I’m sorry there’s so much of this. Maybe I should lay off, it certainly doesn’t inspire me!

“Brutal leader in the Times”

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Vaccine justice?

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UK took 500,000 vaccines from COVAX. Experts worry it could take more

Johnson’s claim Dutch PM offered to mediate in Brexit row not true, say sources | Brexit | The Guardian

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Insiders reject inference of division among EU members on Northern Ireland issue

Environmental and social justice

Feminist system change practice: integrating power and love | by Tatiana Fraser | Refuge for systems leaders | Sep, 2021 | Medium

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More brain food

What goes into an average shift driving a lorry?

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‘I’m unable to apply because I hold a British passport’: TUI job advert backlash from disappointed young Brits — MyLondon

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The comment section was awash with people sharing their disappointment about how Brexit has changed rights to work abroad

Orla Hegarty on Twitter: “#Covid19 “Asymptomatic man walks into a bar….”

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#Covid19 “Asymptomatic man walks into a bar. In an hour he exhales 600 litres of air containing 720,000 copies of the virus’ “Hegarty & Morawska share deep frustration that it has taken so long for world to wake up to importance of aerating indoor spaces”

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