Transduction — leading transformation — Issue #24

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Transformation is a load of old b*ll*cks, isn’t it?
People often ask me this — or they might put it a bit more politely: ‘what does transformation really mean?’ or ‘what is the method — what steps can we take to transform our service?’ The word is overused. There is no simple project that will get you there. But you can help yourself to … Continue reading Transformation is a load of old b*ll*cks, isn’t it? →

  • The public service transformation echo chamber is a group for those with a shared interest in the transformation of public services, with a focus on the UK.
  • I hope that we can share advanced notice of publications and events for mutual promotion and constructive critique.
  • Please join if you are in an influencing, think-tank, knowledge sharing type of role.

Why is it so hard to get people engaged in paid online events these days?
Please vote and comment here: I’ve been involved in many online events, paid and unpaid, for years. In March 2020, there was a great flourishing of events, communities, connections as people suddenly had free time on their hands and wanted connection. In the last few months, though, I’ve noticed that the events I’ve been … Continue reading Why is it so hard to get people engaged in paid online events these days? →

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For those who have been eagerly following my travails with The Co-operative Bank plc this past week — it has now been about two whole days mostly wasted…

Amit Arora on LinkedIn: #requisiteagility #raunleashedconference
Important Announcement | Requisite Agility Unleashed Conference has been extended for half a day more ! I am very happy to announce that the Requisite…

systems | complexity | cybernetics
Systems Approaches for Accelerating the SDGs and Building Back Better Wed, Nov 17, 2021 2:00 PM — 6:00 PM GMT Registration Systems Approaches for Accelerating the SDGs and Building Back Better Wed, Nov 17, 2021 2:00 PM — 6:00 PM GMT Show in My Time Zone The SDGs address some of the most fundamental issues […]
NOV 21 ASC Series — Against the Zoom Fatigue: A Cybernetic Picnic by American Society for Cybernetics Following 132 followers Free Actions and Detail Panel Share this event Register Event Information As the zoom fatigue spreads, we dream the dream of a dream in virtual lands. Come join us for a cybernetic picnic on the […]

Relational Systems Thinking: A Conversation with Melanie Goodchild | SI Network — November 23, 4pm
Relational Systems Thinking: A Conversation with Melanie Goodchild Tue, November 23 4:00pm — 5:00pm GMT Meeting Add to Calendar Meeting Link Going Maybe Not Going 29 members are going Zoom Link: Learning about systems thinking is one thing. Living in the world of systems thinking is a totally different thing. Please join us for […]
Systems Thinking for Transformational Innovation — Meetup Event by Si London Hub Better Space, The Ray Building, 127 Farringdon Road Thu, Dec 9, 2021, 6:00 PM — 8:00 PM (your local time) LinkedIn

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Are you interested in Human Learning Systems, and would like to spread the word in your organisation, community, or network? We are looking to convene a group of interested practitioners and parties to share learning and expertise, discuss challenges, and work together to create curiosity about HLS. We’ll be meeting online on Tuesday, 30 November […]

The post How might we make people curious about Human Learning Systems? 30 November 2021 appeared first on PSTA. Sounds familiar!…

Room151’s 10th

A decade has seen systemic change to funding while core values are more important than ever
Manchester hopes to trial use of zebra markings at side roads

NAO recommendations tracker — National Audit Office (NAO)
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organisational development / transformation

Do you want to do the work of the future, or the past? — the once-chosen
The work of the future is: · to create value for people (as they experience in their lives) · by shaping complex systems (working across organisations, perspectives, geographies, cultures) · and to capture enough of that value to continue Doing this work will be more effective with an ethical perspective including #sustainability, and with #equalityanddiversity…

25 great ideas of the New Urbanism |
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ethics in public service
A group of 20 MPs received more than £74,000 in gifts and hospitality from gambling and betting firms — with several later expressing support for the industry during Parliamentary debates
Michael Fawcett resigns from The Prince’s Foundation after accusations he offered to help secure a knighthood for Saudi donor

Close to half of UK’s FTSE 350 ‘damaged’ by “Brexit”
Exclusive: All trade deals combined worth less than 50p per person a year, analysis of government figures shows
The Conservative Party has been accused of abusing the honours system by systematically offering seats in the House of Lords to a select group of multimillionai

“Brexit” showed that a few ruthless, well-connected people with big money behind them can change history. Now they’re at it again, and the stakes are even higher
An analysis of donations showed a potential conflict of interest after Gove got authority over development policy in Wednesday’s reshuffle.

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THE WRITING PROJECT POETRY FOR NOW! Share your poems or stanza writing about relational changes and their unfolding consequences across human and non-human systems The Writing Project — Poetry For Now! Announcing Part 2 of The Systemic Flux Writing Project hosted by Murmurations: Journal of Transformative Systemic Practice.Please send us your poetry, your stanza form […]
Understanding Society Daniel Little Saturday, November 6, 2021 How are institutions sustained, reproduced, and changed? Institutions are “supra-individual”, in the sense that they establish a context of identity and mental-framework formation for all individuals, and they create the environment of choice for the current actions of individuals. Further, they exercise an influence that is beyond […]


Billy Bragg — Between The
Billy Bragg playing “Between The Wars” on ToTP. Notice he’s playing live, as opposed to miming to a backing track.




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