Transduction — leading transformation — Issue #26

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public | service | transformation

what could the role of government and public services look like in the 21st Century and beyond? — the once-chosen path

Announcing UKGovcamp 2022

Left shift: show me the evidence.

systems | complexity | cybernetics

Is there an actual source for the Kurt Lewin quote “You cannot understand a system until you try to change it”?

Cybersyn in The Economist | Systems Community of Inquiry

Storytelling for Systems Change | Centre For Public Impact (CPI) | Systems Community of Inquiry

Mikael Seppälä’s 2019 work on frameworks of capabilities employed by practitioners in Systems Change

Design and Control of Self-organizing Systems | Systems Community of Inquiry

Towards Self-Organizing Bureaucracies | Gershenson (2008) | International Journal of Public Information Systems | Systems Community of Inquiry

Emergence: Complexity & Organization — collected works of Warren S. McCulloch edited by Rook McCulloch

Systems Research and Behavioural Science — ISSS Yearbook: Systemic Change towards Sustainable Development: Innovative and Integrative Approaches: Systems Research and Behavioral Science: Vol 38, No 5

Systems Library — Ray Ison and Ed Straw: The Hidden Power of Systems Thinking (2020) and other books | by Philippe Vandenbroeck | May, 2021 | Medium | Systems Community of Inquiry

Cybernetics is not the banana. — the once-chosen path

Systems 1: An Introduction to Systems Thinking | updated — Draper Kauffman and Morgan Kauffman | Systems Community of Inquiry

The Cybernetics of Magic and the Magic of Cybernetics: | Systems Community of Inquiry

when I was on Racket

large scale impacts of systems thinking — a complicated question! | Racket

Which systems theorist had the most impact on their own organisation?

organisational development / transformation

Which world do you live in? — the once-chosen path

You should never publish your values or behaviours if you want culture change — the once-chosen path

Hierarchy, teams, self-organisation, levels of learning, circularity, domination, and accountability — six articles from Georges Romme (and reflections on Requisite Agility) | Systems Community of Inquiry

The Handbook of Handbooks for Decentralised Organising — Richard D Bartlett | Systems Community of Inquiry

Adaptability is set to be the key skill for the future | Systems Community of Inquiry

procurement AND commissioning

environmental and social justice

This Haunting Animation Maps the Journeys of 15,790 Slave Ships in Two Minutes

more brain food

Warren Sturgis McCulloch Interview (Canadian Broadcasting 1969)

What’s an extremely useful website most people probably don’t know about? : AskReddit

Kevin Kelly Blog: Out of Control, The Illustrated Edition — free pdf | Systems Community of Inquiry

Sense of Coherence — an overview | Systems Community of Inquiry


HOW TO USE CONSCIOUS PURPOSE WITHOUT WRECKING EVERYTHING — John Gall (A talk prepared for presentation at the annual Gilbfest, London, UK, June 25, 2012) | Systems Community of Inquiry

Effects of Conscious Purpose on Human Adaptation | Systems Community of Inquiry

what is?

What Is Life? — Schrödinger, 1944

McCulloch W. S. (1960) What is a number, that a man may know it, and a man, that he may know a number?

What Is Memory that It May Have Hindsight and Foresight as well | Foerster, 1969


Strategic Voting Behavior in Doodle Polls




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