Transduction — leading transformation — Issue #39

Top phive of the week

Why is being in the wrong frame so hilarious? And what are the implications for business?

Jason Crawford on Twitter

Resisting or embracing meta-rationality | David Chapman

Women in Systems Thinking — Speaker Series | System of Systems Thinkers — Systems Thinking Marin

Systems convening across boundaries — hosted by Etienne and Bev Wenger-Trayner, Wed 2 Mar 2022 at 16:00 UK time — Collective Leadership Scotland

public | service | transformation

15 March, CECAN Webinar: Evaluating Government Spending

We need a culture change on care

Seizing power from councils? ICSs will do quite the opposite

The Municipal Journal on Twitter — Eleanor Roy

systems | complexity | cybernetics

Webinar | Thinking Like a System and Leading with Humility — Margaret Wheatley and Mayor Lisa Helps of Victoria, BC, 1pm EST March 2, 2022


organisational development / transformation

Policy paper sets out a path forward for platform co-ops — Co-operative News

Metaphorum Webinar Series — Brewis, Rayner, Perez-Rios, Duck and Searles

Facilitating foresight: where the foresight function is placed in organisations | Hayward (2004) — and other Peter Hayward links

procurement AND commissioning

Government Outcomes Lab publishes new evaluation report on the Life Chances Fund

8 March, Social Value in Social Care Commissioning

The Growing Prominence of Social Value

Global Government Procurement Creates 15% Carbon Emissions — Spend Network

ethics and competence in public service

Electoral Commission on Twitter

Jack Shaw on Twitter

environmental and social justice

How Breitbart and Arizona seized on “critical race theory” |

Lambeth Living Streets on Twitter

more brain food

Teacher Tom: Creating Metaphors: Interpreting The World Through The Prism Of Ourselves

Rafael Kaufmann on Twitter: “In 2012, a literally game-changing economics paper was published. I believe can eventually transform the very structure of civilization. (I don’t make these kinds of statements lightly.) Yet it’s still virtually unknown outside of academia.

Debunking Gaius Petronius Arbiter Quote — The Four Ages Of Sand

Enabling Foresightfulness: A Framework for Building a Futures-Oriented Organization — Frenette and Fribance (2020)

literary agent needing jerk on Twitter

The Seen and the Unseen Episode 259: The Loneliness of the Indian Woman with Shrayana Bhattacharya | Systems Community of Inquiry


Kind of Bloop




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