Transduction — leading transformation — Issue #4

  • the weird experience of a face-to-face meeting for the first time in… 16 months??
  • the fulfilling experience of seeing graduates from a Commissioning Academy present amazing hundred-days plans and show real progress, their powerful critical thinking, and determination
  • thoughtful client feedback from a three-year capability support piece which has generated some rich thinking — look for that soon
  • Chairing day two of the Public Sector Show with some really inspiring, connected, complexity-aware, loving, productive conversations! (You can still register and see all the sessions until 30 August at https://publicsectorshow.co.uk/)
  • A trip to Manchester to help out my old dad, which has been rewarding, tiring, and emotional

‘Top’ five of the week

I’m speaking at Australasian Change Days 2021 “Honest, Guvnor’ — how to use manipulation, compliance, and lies to drive change”

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

What are examples of the large scale impacts of systems thinking?

public|service|transformation

Stephen Burrell

systems|complexity|cybernetics

SCiO — SC101. Viable System Model

Sense of Coherence — an overview

Kevin Kelly Blog: Out of Control, The Illustrated Edition — free pdf

On conscious purpose

Effects of Conscious Purpose on Human Adaptation (1968) — Gregory Bateson

HOW TO USE CONSCIOUS PURPOSE WITHOUT WRECKING EVERYTHING — John Gall

Ethics in public service

Gabriel Pogrund

Institue for Government — Matt Hancock’s resignation is also Boris Johnson’s failure

Environmental justice

Social justice

The highs and lows of dispATches;​ eight years — and counting — of chronicling developments in the assistive technology sector

Cops Using Music to Try to Stop Being Filmed Is Just the Tip of the Iceberg | Electronic Frontier Foundation

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

Interlude

The power of names, part two — @antlerboy

History

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