Transduction — leading transformation — Issue #47

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How can you make better decisions in #complexity?

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SAVVI — a system approach to identifying vulnerability | Government Transformation

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Dropbox — 2020–01–08 RedQuadrant reading list — public service transformation and complexity.pdf

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Reading list — public service transformation and complexity

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Wicked Problems in Public Policy | Head (2022)

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Supporting System Changers: The role of system thinking, leadership and wellbeing | Ashoka Europe Fellowship Program

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Supporting System Changers: The role of system thinking, leadership and wellbeing Together with +20 ecosystem partners, academics, Fellows, and intermediaries, we share our global Ashoka Fellowship Program experience on how we support social innovators to change social structures, co-create cross-sector collaborations, and anchor wellbeing at the center of work. Supporting System Changers: The role of system thinking, […]

Sunak snubs LGA meeting request

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The Municipal Journal (the MJ) is the online management journal for local authority business

Time to pause adult social care proposals | Room 151

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Time to pause adult social care proposals

Social care reforms to cost Surrey more than £1.2bn over 12 years | Room 151

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Social care reforms to cost Surrey more than £1.2bn over 12 years

Vinnova and Viable Cities in design phase for system demonstrators — Viable Cities

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Vinnova and Viable Cities in design phase for system demonstrators Vinnova and Viable Cities in design phase for system demonstrators — Viable Cities

𒊓𒅂𒁓𒐗𒐕𒐗 Steve the skeptic on Twitter

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The idea that everything wrong with the NHS is explained by a longstanding plot to privatise it staring in 1982 is a QANON-level conspiracy theory that explains no major change in NHS policy…

Jane Healey Brown on Twitter

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Great summary of Shared Prosperity Fund compared with EU funding. Not just the reductions in funds for the North but the increased role for Whitehall in decision making and the reduction in funds from 7 to 3 years. Levelling up won’t work unless Treasury is on board. Quote Tweet The MJ @themjcouk · 5h The #SharedProsperityFund allocations present a bleak picture, and represent serious cuts — but the concerns don’t end at the lack of money, says director @NP_Partnership @henrimurison. https://bit.ly/3ERK3Fn — free to read

Andy Burnham on Twitter

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Return tickets from Manchester: India £343 Jamaica £345 Brazil £325 Ivory Coast £319 London (rail) £369

systems | complexity | cybernetics

Systemic resilience in economics | Hynes et al (2022)

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Does the global upheaval make systems thinking futile? — 5 Reasons Why Not — IT Insider

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Aligning the concept of ‘Decentralized Autonomous Organization’ to Precedents in Cybernetics | by Kelsie Nabben | BlockScience | Apr, 2022 | Medium

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Two kinds of CAS: how did I miss this insight? | arthur~battram…

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Two kinds of CAS: how did I miss this insight? Two kinds of CAS: how did I miss this insight? | arthur~battram…

Two papers by Visser: Gregory Bateson on deutero-learning and double bind: a brief conceptual history (2003) and Deutero-Learning in Organizations: A Review and a Reformulation (2007)

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Gregory Bateson on deutero-learning and double bind: a brief conceptual historyMax Visser Gregory Bateson on deutero-learning and double bind: a brief conceptual history — PubMed Deutero-Learning in Organizations: A Review and a Reformulation [PDF] Deutero-Learning in Organizations: A Review and a Reformulation | Semantic Scholar

Accelerating funding for systems change — THE PHILANTHROPIST

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Nora Wilhelm and Emilie Romon·Blog·14. March 2022·7 min read·0Acce­le­ra­ting funding for systems changeA Swiss experience Accelerating funding for systems change — THE PHILANTHROPIST

The biosphere computes evolution by autoencoding interacting organisms into species and decoding species into ecosystems

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Originally posted on Complexity Digest: Irun R. Cohen, Assaf MarronAutoencoding is a machine-learning technique for extracting a compact representation of the essential features of input data; this representation then enables a variety of applications that rely on encoding and subsequent reconstruction based on decoding of the relevant data. Here, we document our discovery that the…

Design Journeys — A Systemic Design Tourbook — Design Dialogues — Peter Jones (book with Kristel Van Ael)

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Design Journeys — A Systemic Design Tourbook PETER JONES FEBRUARY 2, 2022 SERVICE DESIGN, SOCIAL SYSTEMS DESIGN, SYSTEMIC DESIGNKristel Van Ael and I completed a year-long project for this special book, designing the first practitioner handbook for systemic design practice. BIS Publishers is listing the book, and it will be in print by May.We summarize […]

Brent Toderian on Twitter

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THREAD: I’m going to try this thread to clearly state my perspective on electric vehicles, car dependency and better cities, to those who frequently ask me, including media, elected leaders and many others. Here goes. Please share if you think it helps. #EVS

What’s the USE of Systems Leadership?

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Originally posted on Systems Leadership, Lessons & Learning: (practical actions for those who are tired, stressed and in a hurry) TL:DR What can you stop doing, let go of, unlearn, in your leadership practice? Where can you create space for systems leadership to develop? How can you make it easier to lead at the edges?…

Demanding Change: Constructing POSIWID — Richard Veryard

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Wednesday, April 20, 2022Constructing POSIWID Demanding Change: Constructing POSIWID

Demanding Change: Constructing POSIWID — Richard Veryard | Systems Community of Inquiry

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Wednesday, April 20, 2022Constructing POSIWIDDemanding Change: Constructing POSIWID

Service Ecosystem Design: Propositions, Process Model, and Future Research Agenda — Josina Vink, Kaisa Koskela-Huotari, Bård Tronvoll, Bo Edvardsson, Katarina Wetter-Edman, 2021 | Systems Community of Inquiry

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Service Ecosystem Design: Propositions, Process Model, and Future Research AgendaShow all authorsJosina Vink, Kaisa Koskela-Huotari, Bård Tronvoll, …First Published September 2, 2020 Research Articlehttps://doi.org/10.1177/1094670520952537Service Ecosystem Design: Propositions, Process Model, and Future Research Agenda — Josina Vink, Kaisa Koskela-Huotari, Bård Tronvoll, Bo Edvardsson, Katarina Wetter-Edman, 2021

Service Ecosystem Design: Propositions, Process Model, and Future Research Agenda — Josina Vink, Kaisa Koskela-Huotari, Bård Tronvoll, Bo Edvardsson, Katarina Wetter-Edman, 2021

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Service Ecosystem Design: Propositions, Process Model, and Future Research AgendaShow all authorsJosina Vink, Kaisa Koskela-Huotari, Bård Tronvoll, …First Published September 2, 2020 Research Articlehttps://doi.org/10.1177/1094670520952537 Service Ecosystem Design: Propositions, Process Model, and Future Research Agenda — Josina Vink, Kaisa Koskela-Huotari, Bård Tronvoll, Bo Edvardsson, Katarina Wetter-Edman, 2021

Systemic resilience in economics | Hynes et al (2022) | Systems Community of Inquiry

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Systemic resilience in economicsWilliam Hynes, Benjamin D. Trump, Alan Kirman, Andrew Haldane & Igor Linkov Nature Physics volume 18, pages381–384 (2022)We describe a framework for understanding the factors that underpin economic resilience, and identify the basic tools for implementing it. This principally involves examining resilience by design, which promotes endogenous reorganization in the economy, and by intervention, which…

Aligning the concept of ‘Decentralized Autonomous Organization’ to Precedents in Cybernetics | by Kelsie Nabben | BlockScience | Apr, 2022 | Medium | Systems Community of Inquiry

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Aligning the concept of ‘Decentralized Autonomous Organization’ to Precedents in CyberneticsA research paper…Kelsie Nabben, providing a brief introduction to:Zargham, Michael and Nabben, Kelsie, Aligning ‘Decentralized Autonomous Organization’ to Precedents in Cybernetics (April 4, 2022). Available at SSRN: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=4077358April, 2022.Aligning the concept of ‘Decentralized Autonomous Organization’ to Precedents in Cybernetics | by Kelsie Nabben | BlockScience…

An Introduction to Systems Thinking — Art Lapinsch — and an appeal for information to understand the EU energy system | Systems Community of Inquiry

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MAR 18, 2022 5 MIN READ SYSTEMSAn Introduction to Systems ThinkingThis is my primer to systems thinking. “Show me the incentives and I will show you the outcome.” — Charlie MungerAn Introduction to Systems Thinking https://twitter.com/artlapinsch/status/1504841664132784132

Entropy: The Second Law of Thermodynamics | David L. Hawk | ST-ON 2021–03–14 — Coevolving Innovations | Systems Community of Inquiry

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Entropy: The Second Law of Thermodynamics | David L. Hawk | ST-ON 2021–03–14 April 18, 2022 daviding 0 CommentsFor espoused systems thinkers who are predisposed towards towards finding an equilibrium (or maybe one amongst multiple equilibria), a discussion about entropy can raise discomfort. In the systems sciences, the second law of thermodynamics — as an…

Experimenting Towards Liberated Governance — NetworkWeaver

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EXPERIMENTING TOWARDS LIBERATED GOVERNANCEBy NATALIE BAMDAD, MARK LEACH 05 Apr 2022 Experimenting Towards Liberated Governance — NetworkWeaver

An Introduction to Systems Thinking — Art Lapinsch — and an appeal for information to understand the EU energy system

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MAR 18, 2022 5 MIN READ SYSTEMSAn Introduction to Systems ThinkingThis is my primer to systems thinking. “Show me the incentives and I will show you the outcome.” — Charlie Munger An Introduction to Systems Thinking

Chris Squire on Twitter

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In the face of latest national criticisms of staff working at home, I’m clear that we would not have been able to deliver everything we’ve had to do as a council — inc. increased demand, covid — & do our best for our staff without hybrid-working.

organisational development / transformation

The Abs-Tract Organization on Twitter

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Worldviews — From Sustainability to Regeneration | edX

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Worldviews — From Sustainability to RegenerationTo deal with sets of environmental and social crises, we need a cultural and mental transformation. This MOOC is the first part of an interconnected series of four MOOCS which bring together science, design and transformative praxis as a fluid, intervention-based and synergistic process for addressing complex challenges. This is […]

claire trần 🫡 on Twitter

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ethics in public service

Kay Burley on Twitter

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From pure contrition to “pantomime performance”… A Tory backbench MP compares the PM’s tone in the Commons to that behind closed doors

Shaun Lintern on Twitter

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Investigation: A scandal worse than thalidomide. Six babies a month are still being born after exposure to sodium valproate, a drug known for decades to cause disabilities in babies. Women are still not receiving warnings: https://thetimes.co.uk/article/the-new-thalidomide-d5lmlwvdc… #compensationforvalproate

nazir afzal on Twitter

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The Dimensional Model

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Brendan Graham DempseyApr 79 min readThe Dimensional ModelTowards a Common Nomenclature The Dimensional Model

Channel 4 News on Twitter

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“If it turned out the building you preside over… attracted more fixed penalty notices than any location or event in the history of lockdown — might that be a cause for resignation?” That was @GaryGibbonC4 ‘s question to Boris Johnson over lockdown parties at No 10.

Anne Boleyn (Sussex Supporter) on Twitter

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The British media in regards to Prince Andrew: “The Queen loves him. He’s her son.” The British media in regards to Prince Harry: “Throw him off the balcony!”

Lucy Fisher on Twitter

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Jacob Rees-Mogg conducted a personal headcount of officials in the office today at 100 Parliament Street, says a mole. It’s sparked resentment among civil servants. One says: ‘£71k a year on top of his MP salary & he has time to do that. Who’s really redundant in the system?’

environmental and social justice

Job: Head of Systems Practice, Location Flexible — to be agreed (UK) — MEAN coalition, Homeless Link | Systems Community of Inquiry

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Head of Systems PracticeJob Reference:00001308–1Date Posted:7 April 2022Recruiter:HomelessLinkLocation:Location Flexible — to be agreedRemote Working:100% remote working possibleSalary:£45,866 to £53,937Bonus/Benefits:Salary dependent on Location see recruitment packRole:Other jobsJob type:TemporaryDuration:2 YearsWork hours:Full TimeJob Description MEAM now has confirmed funding for the next two years leading to an exciting opportunity to join our team as Head of Systems Practice. The…

jeanine • bobenmoyer on Twitter

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Liverpool fans sing “You’ll Never Walk Alone” in the 7th minute of their match v. Man U in honor of Ronaldo’s baby son. Sometimes things are way beyond football.

Cory Doctorow on Twitter

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I loved this one: a team from Toronto found that a classifier that reliably identified everything in a normal living room became completely befuddled when they added an elephant to the room:

Ukrainian workers flee ‘modern slavery’ conditions on UK farms | Immigration and asylum | The Guardian

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Charity calls for people who arrived on seasonal work visas and are now undocumented to be offered protection

(((Dr Lilly Evans))) 🇺🇦If not now, when

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Our great Home Office efforts have so far resulted in total of 21,000 people from Ukraine coming to U.K. so far. This is 1/10th of number Priti Patel promised as just family of existing Ukrainians already in UK. These are inhumane delays. Visa system problem or?

Christian Hoffmann on Twitter

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With all due respect to @JonHaidt , I increasingly suspect that pieces like this really aren’t about how social media corrupt society, but rather a projection of increasing confusion and frustration within the elite onto society. Short 1/7

‘Weird Alex’ Pareene on Twitter

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funny thing about most current moral panics is that my main position on “keeping my child safe” is that it should be much less likely for a large motor vehicle to kill him and this position receives virtually no hearing in politics except among some freaks mainly on this website

The Climate Game — Can you reach net zero? Financial Times in partnership with Infosys

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The Climate GameCan you reach net zeroby 2050?See if you can save the planet from the worst effects of climate change The Climate Game — Can you reach net zero?

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Entropy: The Second Law of Thermodynamics | David L. Hawk | ST-ON 2021–03–14 — Coevolving Innovations

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CITIZEN JANE Jane Jacobs — documentary — on Vimeo

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CITIZEN JANE Jane Jacobs CITIZEN JANE Jane Jacobs on Vimeo h/t Rick Woodward, who posted this on LinkedIn after I posted this: If you get the chance, you should watch Straight Line Crazy, the David Hare play about Robert Moses (and a bit about Jane Jacobs) — we just saw it in the first production […]

Benjamin P. Taylor on Twitter

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I can now say conclusively that Microsoft Intune Company Portal is equally as good and reliable and efficient and painless to use as Microsoft 365.

Katie Mack on Twitter

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Today in my general relativity class I got to talk about my favorite SUPER WEIRD COSMOLOGY FACT which is that if you have galaxies of the same size at different distances, beyond a certain distance, the farther away the galaxy is the BIGGER it appears in the sky (!!!)

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