Transduction – leading transformation – Issue #38

The facilitrainer rainbow, failure to reverse engineer success, strategic commissioning, primary care, and systems | complexity | cybernetics…

The opposite experiment this week – late and no time to add all the tweets, due to travel. So a condensed newsletter!
Top phive of the week
Do you know a trainer, facilitator, or consultant – and how do they feel about their job?Do you know someone who does #training, is a facilitator, or a #management #consultant? Where do they sit on the facilitrainer rainbow – and how do they feel about their #job? This might seem like a confusing question: let me explain. I was introduced to the ‘facilitraining rainbow … Continue reading Do you know a trainer, facilitator, or consultant – and how do they feel about their job? →
Have you seen data, ‘best practice’, benchmarking, or ‘learning’ applied in ways which block innovation?In the 90s, I trained to be an FA coach (soccer/football)* I learned from the coaching and #management wisdom of the time, led by a Football Association coach/apparatchik called Charles Taylor. They’d done analysis of every game in the 1966 world cup – the first to be recorded – and discovered two critical things… Continue reading Have you seen data, ‘best practice’, benchmarking, or ‘learning’ applied in ways which block innovation? →
your help needed – Supporting Adult Social Care Commissioners – Strategic Commissioning Options AppraisalWorking on behalf of the LGA, the Public Service Transformation Academy and RedQuadrant are developing materials to provide a useful (free!) tool to support adult social care commissioners in their strategic thinking. We need your help! We are seeking input from relevant experts across the sector. If you have thoughts about adult social care commissioning, […]
public | service | transformation
Primary Care Network Academy Would you and your colleagues like to… Learn how to initiate and lead change across complex systems? Develop individual and organisational capabilities to transform outcomes? Be part of a new regional system-wide network of change-makers? The Public Service Transformation Academy (PSTA) have launched the Primary Care Network Academy, designed for people with responsibilities for delivering […]The post Primary Care Network Academy appeared first on
Discussion: Designing Freedom Together – Duck and Searles (2021)Designing Freedom Together Download (.pdf) Discussion: Designing Freedom Together – Abstract This paper tells the story of developing, collaboratively, a visionary whole systemtransition architecture within a UK regional transport context in 2021. It is written,in the first person, by the two authors whose focus of interest is in complexliving systems, characterized by emergence, abundant […]
Reshaping ownership within adult social care | CLESOver the last 30 years, Britain has shifted from having a market economy to being a market society where large swathes of public services are outsourced to the private sector. Within adult social care, local authorities have become strongly reliant upon large providers who extract wealth from the care system, wealth that could otherwise be used to generate social value, providing additional benefits for citizens and the
systems | complexity | cybernetics
Control Of Intransparency | Luhmann (1997) | Systems Community of InquiryLuhmann Control Of Intransparency shanchuan huang(PDF) Luhmann Control Of Intransparency | shanchuan huang – General systems theory shows that the combination of self-referential operations andoperational closure (or the re-entry of output as input) generates a surplus of possibleoperations and therefore intransparency of the system for its own operation. The systemcannot produce a complete description…
What Dominic Cummings Gets Wrong [about system reform and institutions] – Comment is Freed, Sam Freedman | Systems Community of InquiryWhat Dominic Cummings Gets Wrong His ideas are worth engaging with but his worldview contains a fundamental flaw Sam FreedmanWhat Dominic Cummings Gets Wrong – Comment is
Systems Thinking Ontario – 2022-02-21 Schizophrenia, Alcoholism, Double Binds: From Practice to System Theory | Systems Community of Inquirysource:Systems Thinking Ontario – 2022-02-21 022-02-21 February 21 (the third Monday of the month, dodging Valentine’s Day, to run into Family Day!) is the 97th meeting for Systems Thinking Ontario. The registration is at . Schizophrenia, Alcoholism, Double Binds: From Practice to System Theory Is there a pattern where you see a system is…
PCT in 11 Steps- Powers, and the Living Control Systems website | Systems Community of InquiryPCT in 11 Steps An outline of PCT written as a proposal for a series of TV programs.Living Control Systems Publishing Article Website: From a tweet by @kihbernetics
Systems Thinking: ‘The Imagination Machine’​, ‘Sandtalk’​, and ‘Being a Human’​ | book reviews – Dr Mike Jackson OBESystems Thinking: ‘The Imagination Machine’​, ‘Sandtalk’​, and ‘Being a Human’​ Published on February 9, 2022 Status is online Dr Mike C Jackson OBE (1) Systems Thinking: ‘The Imagination Machine’​, ‘Sandtalk’​, and ‘Being a Human’​ |
organisational development / transformation
Do try this at work #6: The Advice ProcessDistributed
The Future of Work is Not Corporate — It’s DAOs and Crypto Networks | FutureIn the future, it’s likely that the average person will not work for a company. Instead, people will earn income in non-traditional ways by taking actions such as playing games, learning new skills, creating art, or curating content. This kind of shift in how we work is not unusual or unexpected — the idea that… Read
more brain food
Magic circles – by Gordon Brander – SubconsciousThere’s this lens from games studies that I keep coming back to, the “magic circle”. All play moves and has its being within a playground marked off beforehand either materially or ideally, deliberately or as a matter of course. Just as there is no formal difference between play and ritual, so the “consecrated spot” cannot be formally distinguished from the playground. The arena, the card table, the magic circle, the temple, the stage, the screen, the tennis courts, the court of justice, etc, are all in form and function playgrounds, i.e. forbidden spots, isolated, hedged round, hallowed, within which special rules obtain. All are temporary worlds within the ordinary world, dedicated to the performance of an act
Practicing Civilization – by N.S. Lyons – The UpheavalOr how and why China plans to save your “collective soul”
Buffalo in the house – Animal Odd Couples: Episode 2 Preview – BBC OneSubscribe and 🔔 to OFFICIAL BBC YouTube 👉 original BBC programmes FIRST on BBC iPlayer 👉 about thi…

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