Transduction — leading transformation — Issue #36

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We can ‘level up’ by transforming commissioning

The Viable Systems Model in the ISO standard on governance, and UK government initiative on managing complex projects

systems | complexity | cybernetics

seanna davidson on Twitter: “just started a collection of First Nations people sharing their ‘thinking in systems’ and thought others might be interested.

Esther Hall — introductory/exploration session

Bateson, Double Description, Todes, and Embodiment: Preparing Activities and Their Relation to Abduction — Shotter (2009)

The Cybernetics of “Here & Now” and “There & Then” — Harish Jose

The basic outline of universology — (1872 edition) | Stephen Pearl Andrews (discovered by Matthew Shapiro)

Systems diagramming: art or craft? Open University, Tue 22 Feb 2022 at 12:00 UK time — free

Adaptive Journal Lion Gazelle Wardrobe — Sense and Adapt Academy

3D Abductive Thinking / Grounding 2D Meta-Fluff on Twitter: “Hey systems community I think we need a conversation about What is the point of this style of post-it-note miro boarding. This represent 150 ish hours of people time and what has it achieved. Has it got anything at all to do with ‘systems’? If not — what is it for?…"

Six Variations of the VSM — Intelligente-Organisationen — Mark Lambertz

public | service | transformation

Me on LinkedIn on the “Levelling Up” White Paper

Developing wellbeing cost effectiveness measures in the charity sector

Money well spent? Putting wellbeing at the heart of spending decisions

A Wellbeing Framework for the North of Tyne Summary Report

UN-Common Sense: Understanding Value Engineering with Tom Gilb | Thursday Feb 22, 2022 6:15pm GMT

ethics in public service

The paradox that leads professionals into temptation

Kathy Evans on Twitter: “The *only* question that should be asked of the PM, and anyone else claiming his apology was real/sincere/meaningful is: “If you’re genuinely sorry, what are you sorry for? What is the wrong you did that you are now sorry for?”…"

The paradox that leads professionals into temptation

Slippery with the truth … government communications when major IT-based projects begin to fail | Campaign4Change

Quarter of Boris Johnson’s Cabinet took Russia-linked cash as Tories head to Conference — Mirror Online

environmental and social justice

Understanding Movements — NetworkWeaver

Health Nerd on Twitter: “”Most people who died of COVID-19 have underlying health conditions”

Ian Dunt on Twitter: “Levelling up debate beyond inane. Johnson was elected with a promise to accomplish it in 2019.

The Dialogical, The Ecological and Beyond | Goodbun and Sweeting (2021)

Systems approaches to strengthening health system resilience: Key concepts and lessons from COVID-19: 10 February 2022, 13:00 CET

DRMacIver’s Notebook: Ladders between communities

Experts: Congress must treat poor nutrition, climate change, and biodiversity loss as interconnected | Successful Farming

Community principle: Weaving from the inside out | by Fabian Pfortmüller | Together Institute | Jan, 2022 | Medium

more brain food

Do Explain with Christofer Lövgren podcast #36 — [The Chapman Series, Pt. 1] Cognitivism, Representationalism, and Rationalism

Your brain does not process information and it is not a computer | Aeon Essays — Robert Epstein ed Pam Weintraub

‘I’m really just high on life and beauty’: the woman who can see 100 million colours | Science | The Guardian

The Frame Problem (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

📕 Overdue, Part 1: the birth of public libraries

Yohan John on Twitter: “Reductionist metaphysics resembles the medieval ‘Great Chain of Being’…





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