Transduction — leading transformation — Issue #17

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McKinsey and the capacity of business for evil

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Interesting tweet thread about McKinsey here: The claim is that McKinsey is being really smart and transforming itself. But I think that people come over all unnecessary when they talk about McKinsey — both as fanboys and as haters. This isn’t (as Clayton Christensen talked about when on payroll) transforming consulting; this is good old-fashioned … Continue reading McKinsey and the capacity of business for evil →

Fuel Panics: Insights From Spatial Agent-Based Simulation | IEEE Journals & Magazine — Upton and Nuttall (2014) | Systems Community of Inquiry

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A friend on facebook wrote: A very smart friend of mine once co-wrote a paper simulating various things to do with petrol shortages and looking at policy options and an interesting thing they came up with was the idea of having a MINIMUM ration — eg if you have to take at least £30 of…

Interoception: The Secret Ingredient | Dana Foundation — Feldman Barrett and Quigley (2021)

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Interoception: The Secret Ingredient Your brain keeps you alive and well by running a metabolic “budget” for your body. Our authors, who co-direct the Interdisciplinary Affective Science Laboratory at Northeastern University and Massachusetts General Hospital, explain how these budgetary activities, and the bodily sensations they create, suggest surprising connections between brain, mind, body, and world. […]

public service transformation

Twitter thread on healthcare

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Caleb Watney on Twitter

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I wonder if we’ll look back at hospitals that don’t use air filtration and UV light disinfection in the same way we now look back at surgeons who didn’t wash their hands.

Dr Phil Hammond on Twitter

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Government Beyond Recovery: towards a future-fit public sector, virtual conference 18–19 October 2021 from the OECD Observatory for Public Sector Innovation

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Building community health — through systems convening and supporting staff self-awareness 5pm London time, 14 October 2021 | Q Community #systemsconvening | Systems Community of Inquiry

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Building community health — through systems convening and supporting staff self-awareness (5pm London time) Building community health — through systems convening and supporting staff self-awareness (5pm London time) | Q Community Building community health — through systems convening and supporting staff self-awareness (5pm London time) Learn about the role of Systems Convening in a pioneering…

Humble Governments Tickets, Wed 6 Oct 2021 at 16:00 | Eventbrite

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Eventbrite — Demos Helsinki presents Humble Governments — Wednesday, 6 October 2021 — Find event and ticket information.

#35: System Effects update — by Luke Craven — Pig on the Tracks | Systems Community of Inquiry

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#35: System Effects update #35: System Effects update — by Luke Craven — Pig on the Tracks Luke says: It has been a while since I have talked about System Effects — my pet system mapping methodology/software — and the impact that it has been making in the world. I fondly refer to System Effects as my side hustle,…

greg fell FFPH on Twitter

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In the dying hours of PHE I just wanted to say thank you more loudly than you could possibly imagine The work of PHE has always been amazing, since its inception For what it is worth I thought Duncan’s leadership was in just the right space.

systems | complexity | cybernetics

New Books Network podcast | Vanilla Beer and Allenna Leonard, “Stafford Beer:…

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Vanilla Beer and Allenna Leonard Sep 27, 2021 Stafford Beer The Father of Management Cybernetics 2019 New Books Network | Vanilla Beer and Allenna Leonard, “Stafford Beer:…

Linguistic relativity — Wikipedia

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Linguistic relativity From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigationJump to search The hypothesis of linguistic relativity, also known as the Sapir–Whorf hypothesis /səˌpɪər ˈwɔːrf/, the Whorf hypothesis, or Whorfianism, is a principle suggesting that the structure of a language affects its speakers’ worldview or cognition, and thus people’s perceptions are relative to their spoken…

Transactionalism — Wikipedia

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Transactionalism From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigationJump to search Transactionalism is a pragmatic philosophical approach that views social exchange as a fundamental aspect of human existence; all human interactivity is best understood as a set of transactions within a reciprocal and co-constitutive exchange. A transactionalist approach is an “unfractured observation” of human being…

Linguistic relativity — Wikipedia

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Linguistic relativity From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigationJump to search The hypothesis of linguistic relativity, also known as the Sapir–Whorf hypothesis /səˌpɪər ˈwɔːrf/, the Whorf hypothesis, or Whorfianism, is a principle suggesting that the structure of a language affects its speakers’ worldview or cognition, and thus people’s perceptions are relative to their spoken…

A Complexity-based Plan for Evaluating Transformation

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Originally posted on Evaluation Uncertainty: Jonathan A. Morelljamorell@jamorell.com This is the abstract of a paper I have in draft form. I’m looking for critique on any or all parts of it. If you are interested please send me email and I’ll send you a copy. Thanks in advance to all. Abstract This article presents a…

Principles for Ecosystem Governance — NetworkWeaver | Systems Community of Inquiry

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Principles For Ecosystem Governance FREE The principles articulated in this resource aim to provide a framework for thinking about infusing societal values into governance. offered by Societal Platform & Aapti Institute Principles for Ecosystem Governance — NetworkWeaver Principles For Ecosystem Governance FREE The principles articulated in this resource aim to provide a framework for thinking…

Alina Siegfried book — Storytelling and Narrative for Systems Change

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Launching on October 28, 2021! A Future Untold The power of story to transform the world and ourselves By Alina Siegfried Alina Siegfried book — Storytelling and Narrative for Systems Change

Organisational development / transformation

Dr. Richard Claydon on LinkedIn: #leadership #futureofleadership #toxicleadership | 56 comments

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Let’s dive deeper into the dark side of leadership. So deep, I’m going to talk about research findings! Yes, actual data! Don’t be scared, you can always wash them off later.

Ethics in public service

IN CASE: A behavioural approach to anticipating unintended consequences — GCS

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Written for policymakers, this guide sets out a new approach for anticipating unintended consequences, called the “IN CASE” framework.

IR35 — a timebomb slowly going off

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IR35 is just another part of the loss we’ve incurred in the last ten years. An aspect of the government’s attack on enterprise, and poor legislation poorly implemented. Like everything else, it bites us on the arse eventually.

Environmental and social justice

Prof Donna Hall on Twitter

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71% of women experienced sexual harassment in a public space rising to 86% in 18 -25 year olds. 78 more women killed since Sarah. How can we accept this as a society? We don’t have a problem of the occasional “bad ‘un” in the police it’s systemic misogyny

Seeing the continuum | Seth’s Blog

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‘What have PPE-ists ever done for us?’

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Adrian Bott on Twitter

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The problem isn’t me and my enlightened post-tribalist mates, it’s you lot who are still thinking tribally

Ed Davey MP 🔶🇪🇺 on Twitter

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This is deeply disappointing. We can only build a better politics and a fairer country with a fairer electoral system. We will keep working with the many in the Labour Party and across all parties who want to see a fairer electoral system.

Psmith on Twitter

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Reminder that the eggs-cholesterol danger was fabricated by LBJ to hide inflating egg prices in 1966

Has Johnson forgotten social enterprise? UK remains without civil society minister nine days after reshuffle begins | The Social Enterprise Magazine — Pioneers Post

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DCMS confirms civil society brief remains there, but minister is still TBC. Meanwhile, prime minister Boris Johnson’s ‘levelling up’ project gains political ground as economist Andy Haldane heads levelling-up taskforce and Kruger gets junior role.

More brain food

Postcognitivism — Wikipedia

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Postcognitivism Postcognitivism — Wikipedia Postcognitivism ArticleTalk Language Download PDF Watch History Edit Movements in cognitive science are considered to be post-cognitivist if they are opposed to or move beyond the cognitivist theories posited by Noam Chomsky, Jerry Fodor, David Marr, and others. Postcognitivists challenge tenets within cognitivism, including ontological dualism, representational realism, that cognition is independent of processes outside the mind and nervous system, that the […]

Interludes

Jack Martin Leith on Twitter [Thread of deeply insider jokes]

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A Zen Master goes to a hot dog stand & says Make me one with everything. The hot dog vendor fixes a hot dog & the Master proffers a $20 bill. The vendor puts it in the cash box & closes it. Where’s my change? asks the Zen Master. The vendor replies: Change must come from within.

Psychedelics for systems change: could drugs help us save the planet? | openDemocracy — Jules Peck (2020) | Systems Community of Inquiry

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Psychedelics for systems change: could drugs help us save the planet? After being forced underground in the 1960s, today psychedelic drugs are having a renaissance. Scientists are only beginning to understand their transformative potential. Jules Peck 15 February 2020, 10.16amPsychedelics for systems change: could drugs help us save the planet? | openDemocracy via Systems Change…

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