Transduction — leading transformation — Issue #40

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When is #selforganization… not? And does it matter?

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For many years, a favourite exercise of our is what we call ‘the Obolensky game’ — because we learned it from Nick Obolensky and his book ‘Complex Adaptive #Leadership‘. It is in fact, I think, a classic of the #systemsthinking | #complexity | #cybernetics genre — various called ‘the triangle game’ and something like ‘assassins and shields’ — you can google Nick or me … Continue reading When is #selforganization… not? And does it matter? →

public | service | transformation

Simon Bottery: New data shows adult social care not ‘fixed’ | Local Government Chronicle (LGC)

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An analysis of key trends in adult social care confirms wider reform of the sector remains an urgent priority, writes a senior fellow at The King’s Fund.

Online participation in Council meetings must be allowed again

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

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We are delighted to share an interim report from the primary evaluation of the Life Chances Fund (LCF). Click here to read the full report.

E3M | Relational Commissioning Webinar: harnessing the power of purpose alignment

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This free webinar is aimed at commissioners from local public authorities, as well as leaders of social enterprises and other public benefit organisations, who want to explore new and more impactful ways of organising public services.

CECAN Webinar: Evaluating government spending: Findings and recommendations from the latest National Audit Office report

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Evaluating government spending: Findings and recommendations from the latest National Audit Office report Tuesday 15th March 2022, 13:00–14:00 GMT Presenter: Phil Bradburn, National Audit Office

Chris Naylor, The case for Public Service reform

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systems | complexity | cybernetics

UKSS Online workshop — Christine Welch March 16 at 4pm UK — Soft Systems Methodology — what it is and is not (and trailer for the UKSS conference!)

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Online workshop with Dr Christine Welch — 16th March at 4.00 pm Soft Systems Methodology — what it is and is not UKSS Online workshop — March 16th Online workshop with Dr Christine Welch — 16th March at 4.00 pmSoft Systems Methodology — what it is and is not Please book a free place here. See […]

Understanding Complexity & Organisations — Mark Eddleston

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Understanding Complexity & OrganisationsMark Eddleston Understanding Complexity & Organisations

David Chapman on Twitter

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A single-sentence summary of the essence of meta-rationalism. May require rereading and reflection to understand.

Constructivism + Embodied Cognition = Enactivism: Theoretical and Practical Implications for Conceptual Change | Holton (201)

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Constructivism + Embodied Cognition = Enactivism: Theoretical and Practical Implications for Conceptual Change (PDF) Constructivism + Embodied Cognition = Enactivism: Theoretical and Practical Implications for Conceptual Change | Doug Holton — Academia.edu Constructivism + Embodied Cognition = Enactivism: Theoretical and Practical Implications for Conceptual Change Doug Holton Published 2010 The objective of this paper is to […]

Jessica Flack on Twitter

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A fully meta-rational workplace | Meta-rationality

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A meta-rational organization may appear chaotic (although productive and innovative), until you notice how smoothly routine rational work gets done.

Peter Jones ⚒️🔭🌍 on Twitter

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In the last great war, some Jews were interned on the Isle of Man, between England and Ireland, and set up their own university. Find out more with renowned Systems Thinker Gerald Midgley, Wednesday 16th March. More details here:

organisational development / transformation

Benjamin P. Taylor on Twitter

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ethics and competence in public service

Dr Maryam Ahmed on Twitter

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TRANSPARENCY UPDATE Every page of the Register of MPs Interests is now protected by a captcha. This makes it even harder for researchers and journalists to report on this data in a meaningful way. @ParliDigital any chance of changing this?

environmental and social justice

Mahoo @SystemsNinja on Twitter

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This is young poor boys dying for old rich men. As always. I’m as sad for the Russian dead as I am for the Ukrainian.

Mahoo @SystemsNinja on Twitter

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more brain food

Charlie Awbery on Twitter

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At a certain point, the practice clicks. The yidam embodies you. You’re effortlessly there. At that point it’s a bit like you are played by the yidam — somewhat akin to how Rowan Atkinson describes being played by the part in this passage from @michael_nielsen ‘s notes.

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