Transduction — leading transformation — Issue #27

top phive of the week

public | service | transformation

People at the Heart of Care: adult social care reform white paper

How do we develop relational services?

Benjamin Taylor: Tips on making place-based working work | Local Government Chronicle (LGC)

You can’t fit a star shaped tool into a tick-box shaped hole

Service fragmentation in social services — how can ecosystem orchestrators and outcomes contracts help?

Public trust councils over the Government, poll reveals

Full article: Exploring the challenges of system leadership in the voluntary and community sector — Moss (2020) | Systems Community of Inquiry

Applied systems thinking: unlocking theory, evidence and practice for health policy and systems research | Kwamie, Ha, Ghaffar (2021) | Systems Community of Inquiry

Sarah Hurcombe — What can Australia learn from the public service revolution taking hold in Europe? — PSTA

New Demos report: The Social State: From Transactional to Relational Public Services — PSTA

organisational development and transformation

What would you say if I told you customer intimacy was dangerous? | Government Transformation

Riding the Waves of Change: Developing Managerial Competencies for a Turbulent World — Gareth Morgan (1988) | Systems Community of Inquiry

systems | complexity | cybernetics

Some things I’ve learned about change (1) — Escaping the invisible asylum — Alex Fox

Frame Control — Aella, LessWrong

A Frame for Deframing in Strategic Analysis | Dunbar et al (1996) | Systems Community of Inquiry


John Von Neuman: Complexity — From Representation to Performativity | Dr. Rinaldi’s Horror Cabinet (2015) | Systems Community of Inquiry

Entropy | Earth’s Complexity Is Non-Computable: The Limits of Scaling Laws, Nonlinearity and Chaos | Roubin (2021) | Systems Community of Inquiry

Soft Systems Methodology: Puzzles and Organisations — Neil Richardson | Systems Community of Inquiry

The Case of the Distinguished Observer: | Systems Community of Inquiry

W. Ross Ashby — The Origin of Adaptation (1941) — the W. Ross Ashby Digital Archive | Systems Community of Inquiry

Absorptive capacity — Wikipedia | Systems Community of Inquiry

From Mechanistic to Systemic Thinking — Russell Ackoff

The Magnification of Small Differences — Akimbo: A Podcast from Seth Godin — Overcast | Systems Community of Inquiry

ethics in public service

environmental and social justice

What might Coordinated System-Wide Climate Emergency Activity look like? | Systems Community of Inquiry

Boundary critique and its implications for conflict prevention | Midgley and Pinzon (2011) | Systems Community of Inquiry

Ecofeminism and Systems Thinking — 1st Edition — Anne Stephens (2015) | Systems Community of Inquiry

New Report: Bridging the fields of feminist and systems practice | Tatiana Fraser and Juniper Glass (2020) | Systems Community of Inquiry

The Systems Movement: Engaging Communities with Traditions and Diversity, Gary S. Metcalf (ST-ON 2021–01–11) — Coevolving Innovations | Systems Community of Inquiry

more brain food

When “Worldview” Thinking Becomes a Crutch | John Ehrett (2021) | Systems Community of Inquiry


Seed Stock — Frank Herbert | Seawrack’s Song

Boundary Objects: A Field Guide — Sveta Stoytcheva | Systems Community of Inquiry

Kuleshov Effect: Everything You Need to Know — NFI


Alan Watts — Being in the Way — Ep. 2 — Dropping Out From Karma — Be Here Now Network 2021 | Systems Community of Inquiry




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