Transduction — leading transformation — Issue #53
A heavy week, this week, so a shorter selection — lots of events coming up!
Systems thinking and complexity expert Benjamin Taylor will shed light on the increasingly popular practice of Systems Convening.
13 Jun 2022 12:30–13:30
Now rescheduled for 20 July, myself and Laura Griffiths will take you through some systems approaches.
A Systems Change Perspective July 6, 2022 ONLINE CONFERENCE
I am running a workshop on systems approaches, with my colleague Laura Griffiths.
JUL 11 SCiO Virtual Open Meeting — July 2022 by SCiO — Systems and Complexity in Organisation
I’m speaking on Systems Leadership, Change, Theory and Practice
So. Platty joobs is over* What does it say about us, as a country? — chosen-path.org
I’m grateful, personally, to have been out of the UK for the celebration of Lizzie’s 70 years on the throne of Britain and wherever she still appears on coins and stamps. I’m happy for people to have their fun and wave their flags. The idea of celebrating an old woman with a sense of duty … Continue reading So. Platty joobs is over* What does it say about us, as a country? →
What’s the problem with problem statements? — chosen-path.org
Is there room for problem statements in a ‘systems’ world of ‘complexity’ and ‘agility’? Nicholas Jones asked in Systems Innovation. I think — not really — though as with all these things, the correct answer is ‘it depends’. ___ The classic problem statement in #lean or #sixsigma specifies a deviation from a ‘norm’ or ‘ideal state’, in terms of … Continue reading What’s the problem with problem statements? →
(You don’t need to know much)
On 8 June, the review of leadership in health and social care reported its findings and recommendations. For a quick summary from the NHS confederation, follow this link. For the review itself, follow this link.
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Time: 16 June at 13:00–14:30 Location: Online Healthcare Improvement Scotland and Professor Toby Lowe and colleagues at CPI are holding this launch event to talk about human learning systems and their potential for Scottish healthcare. For some time now, Scotland has been building towards empowered communities with the Scottish approach to public services centred on […]
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The government has proposed a new procurement bill. In this blog post, Browne Jacobson looks at the changes and what has stayed the same. Read more here.
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The Institute of Health Equity is working with local authorities up and down the country to do what they can, to implement the right approaches to reduce health inequalities. The report, All Together Fairer: Health equity and the social determinants of health in Cheshire and Merseyside, is the latest in a series of ‘Marmot Reviews’. […]
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Time: 16:00–17:15, Tuesday 28 June 2022 Location: Online Free — N.B. that it is for Academy of Social Justice members only, but membership of the ASJ is free. In this free seminar from the Academy for Social Justice, the team will share key highlights from their recently published Ripple Effect reports that take a deep […]
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Thriving Together: Salmon, Berries, and People | Hakai Magazine — hakaimagazine.com
The salmonberry plant has nourished and healed Indigenous communities of the Pacific Northwest coast for countless generations, but its significance goes far beyond its value as food.
The Bitterest Pill — Love, Belief and Balls — markneary1dotcom1.wordpress.com
2004. I can remember it like it was yesterday. A six monthly check up with the paediatrician. We didn’t know it at the time, but he didn’t have any experience with learning disability. I guess he had a free slot when Steven was initially referred. It always felt odd that Steven was the only teenager…
Improvisation Blog: Trimtabs and Loosening Creativity — dailyimprovisation.blogspot.com
Creative processes are often difficult. It is hard to steer through distractions, uncertainty, self-doubt, dead-ends, etc. The steering beco…
Downing Street declines to say Boris Johnson is a good role model for children — Mirror Online — www.mirror.co.uk
The PM’s spokesman was asked if he was a good role model after Katharine Birbalsingh, the new social mobility tsar, said his ‘personal life’ and ‘hair’ let the whole class down
The Centre for Systems Studies at the University of Hull (UK) — Systems Approaches to Child Protection Wed, Jun 22, 2022 3:00PM BST
Systems Approaches to Child ProtectionWed, Jun 22, 2022 3:00 PM — 5:00 PM BST Registration On Facebook, Gerald Midgley says: The Centre for Systems Studies at the University of Hull (UK) is hosting a seminar with two presenters at 3–5pm (UK time) on Wednesday 22 June. The focus will be ‘SYSTEMS APPROACHES TO CHILD PROTECTION’. […]
JUNE 21 EVENT We invite you to come reflect, connect, celebrate (y)our wins, set intentions, and honor the solstice together. There will be time to learn more about Illuminate and network collaborations and what’s on the horizon for our collective work towards systems change for a just, equitable and regenerative future for all. Hear from […]
Synthesis Map Expo 2022 #1 from OCADU — Systems Thinking Ontario Mon, Jun 13, 2022 at 6:30 PM EDT online
Jun 13Synthesis Map Expo 2022 #1 from OCADU — Systems Thinking Ontario by David Ing Mon, June 13, 20226:30 PM — 8:30 PM EDT Online One in a series of presentations of synthesis maps created in systemic design courses at OCADU graduate programsAbout this eventSynthesis maps are rich visualizations that illustrate the real-world complexity of […]
The Fin Ray® Paper Kit — Technology for schools — Learning Systems — Festo Didactic — stream.syscoi.com
The Fin Ray® Paper KitTail fins of bony fish do not bend away from the compressive force — as would be expected — in the event of a compressive load, but instead bend in the direction of the compressive force. This initially surprising feature enables highly efficient force transmission of the fish to the surrounding […]
Cybernetics Society — President’s Series : Astrobiology and Cybernetics, Wed 15 Jun 2022 at 17:00 UK time
Peter Kawalek takes a look at information while Clément Vidal considers how cybernetics might help in the search for extraterrestrial life President’s Series : Astrobiology and Cybernetics Tickets, Wed 15 Jun 2022 at 17:00 | Eventbrite
Demystifying systems change — practical action for social change Tuesday, 28 June, 2022 4pm UK time (via Microsoft Teams)
Academy for Social Justice Academy Online Seminar featuring Jo Rogers | Senior Manager | Fulfilling Lives South East Rebecca Rieley | Senior Manager & Systems Change Lead | Fulfilling Lives South East Emily Page | Systems Change Project Assistant | Fulfilling Lives South East How do we instigate, nurture, and achieve systems change? How do […]
Saturday, 4 June 2022The Cybernetics of the Trimtab SocietyOver the last seven years, I’ve been heavily involved in a medical diagnostic project which unites human and machine judgement. This has always been cybernetic in my mind (and it was cybernetic insights which led to some pretty cool machine learning that sits behind it). It’s about […]
FOCUS: CONFRONTING LEGACIES OF OPPRESSIONRSD UPDATES | RSD11 PROGRAMBookmark0Confronting legacies of oppression in systemic designSystemic design is often complicit in the reproduction of oppression, contributing to structural inequities being designed into our systems. A growing group of scholars and practitioners are confronting legacies of oppression in this domain, such as through explorations into decolonizing systems […]
The riddle of emergence — where do novel things come from?By Kevin Mitchell — May 23, 2022It’s not true, that there’s nothing new under the sun. The universe is producing novelty all the time. Galaxies, stars, and planets, where none existed before. New elements, new molecules — life itself, with the explosion of new species, […]
Connecting lived experiences of systems conveners in governance | by Florencia Guerzovich | Jun, 2022 | Medium
Connecting lived experiences of systems conveners in governancewith Paula Chies Schommer and Rachel Gondo Connecting lived experiences of systems conveners in governance | by Florencia Guerzovich | Jun, 2022 | Medium
COMMENTARYNervous System: Cybernetics and the Birth of Computer EthicsThe origin of the idea of ‘cyber’ wasn’t just about security, but rather ethics and psychology. This month’s history of cybersecurity examines the work of American mathematician and physicist Norbert Wiener and the beginnings of ‘cybernetics.’June 08, 2022 at 10:00 AM 6 minute readInnovationBy David Kalat, BRG […]
Growing Workforce Capacity & Capabilities for System Leadership Growing Workforce Capacity & Capabilities for System Leadership Tickets, Tue 12 Jul 2022 at 12:00 | Eventbrite Message received by email: Growing workforce capacity and capabilities for system leadership A webinar with our ImpACT research group. 12pm — 1pm (BST) Tuesday 12 July In this final in the […]
The Memory of Systems April 26, 2021 Cameron D. Norman 619 Viewscense, complexity, decision making, design, developmental evaluation, evaluation, Living History, path dependence, reflective practice, systems change, systems thinking, W. Edwards DemingSystems change is so difficult because is the link between the past, present and future is tight and often invisible.The term “system(s) change” is […]
Conversations that Challenge: Failure: Does fear hold us back from changing systems? — New System Alliance
Conversations that Challenge: Failure: Does fear hold us back from changing systems?Thursday, July 712pm — 1pm Conversations that Challenge: Failure: Does fear hold us back from changing systems? — New System Alliance
A Time for Heretics, orginal for 1996, rejected by IIBDavid Hawk1996, Transcript of Annual Meeting of EIBA (23) A Time for Heretics, orginal for 1996, rejected by IIB | David Hawk — Academia.edu
Twelve potluck principles for social design Twelve potluck principles for social design | DISCERN: International Journal of Design for Social Change, Sustainable Innovation and Entrepreneurship Twelve potluck principles for social design Authors Christian NoldThe Open University Patrycja KaszynskaUniversity of the Arts London Jocelyn BaileyUniversity of the Arts London Lucy KimbellUniversity of the Arts London Keywords: […]