Transduction – leading transformation – Issue #72

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Next RedQuadrant tool shed cohort start January 16 – contact me if you’re interested at benjamin.taylor@redquadrant.com (see https://bit.ly/RQtoolshedshowandtell for more)Otherwise, Happy New Year and remember Revue only has one or two weeks left, so if you’re reading this on Revue, please sign up for my newsletter on LinkedIn or my blog on Medium or Substack via www.bentaylor.com
There’s a problem with #AdaptiveLeadership. – chosen pathAnd it’s actually the problem with most #leadership and #management approaches. Join the discussion on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/posts/antlerboy_adaptive-leadership-overview-activity-7016319641790648321-U0KW?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_desktop First of all, what is Adaptive Leadership? It’s an approach developed over more than 20 years by Ronald Heifetz, Marty Linsky, and their colleagues at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government It’s frequently used in coaching and teaching leadership…chosen-path.org
Three half-day courses from me (Benjamin Taylor) via SCiO – chosen pathFRIDAY–> Consulting for Systems Practice Interventions https://bit.ly/3i7ONQbFacilitation Skills for Systems Practice Interventions https://bit.ly/3jLXyzVConsulting for Systems Practice Interventions https://bit.ly/3VIN5CDchosen-path.org
Do you have question for me? – chosen pathI have a question for you! How, if at all, should I continue with my writing? During the lockdown, I started #linkedinhacking – exploring how to work with the algorithm to share things and get engagement on LinkedIn. I’ve been posting at least weekly ever since, sharing tools, theories, ideas and perspectives.It’s been a lot of fun…chosen-path.org
Commercial Thinking – do we need a new wordBy Joanne Peters “Commercial” is a dirty word in parts of local government. The term is synonymous with privatisation, outsourcing, alternative delivery models, and more generally the extraction of profit, embedded in traditional economic thinking. Often, in engaging with council staff many dismiss commercial thinking as irrelevant or only the concern of those in trading […]govtransformation.org
Hiroki Sayama on Twitter: “#ComplexSystems folks: After more than a decade, I am planning to update this diagram. What kind of keywords, concepts, topics, and/or research areas should be added? Let me know” | Systems Community of InquiryComplexSystems folks:After more than a decade, I am planning to update this diagram. What kind of keywords, concepts, topics, and/or research areas should be added? Let me knowhttps://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Complex_systems_organizational_map.jpg Hiroki Sayama on Twitter: “#ComplexSystems folks: After more than a decade, I am planning to update this diagram. What kind of keywords, concepts, topics, and/or research areas…stream.syscoi.com
Camden Lighthouse produces a new toolkitThe Lighthouse in Camden is the first ‘Child House’ in the country, bringing together a range of child-friendly multi-disciplinary services for children and young people who allege sexual abuse at some time in their lives. RedQuadrant has been commissioned by MOPAC to work with the Lighthouse on several projects since 2018, including developing a cost-benefit […]govtransformation.org
time for systemic design? The Systemic Design Association newsletter | Systems Community of InquirySee this newsletter, back issues, and sign up for their mailing list, at https://us7.campaign-archive.com/home/?u=b103795a96aabb7defe01e12c&id=d76b6b9648 ANNOUNCEMENTS | DEC 22, 2022RSD12: At the Systemic Design Association’s General Assembly, Evan Barba proposed that Georgetown University coordinate RSD12 as a distributed network model where a handful of “hubs” or “nodes” act as regional hosts for RSD. The proposal was enthusiastically…stream.syscoi.com
The quiet revolution: When complex left networks | Systems Community of InquirySoon after networks became all the rage among statistical physicists, the field turned away from the home turf of complex systems science. This blog …The quiet revolution: When complex left networksstream.syscoi.com
Thomas Swann on Anarchist Cybernetics | Future Histories Podcast | Systems Community of InquiryS02E31Thomas Swann on Anarchist Cybernetics Thomas Swann on Anarchist Cybernetics | Future Histories Podcaststream.syscoi.com
CLEA ArtScience Symposium ‘Systems At Play’ *OPEN CALL* – CLEA | Systems Community of InquiryFebruary 15-18, 2023 The Center Leo Apostel for Transdisciplinary Studies (CLEA) at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), organises its first international artscience symposium: ‘Systems At Play: The Self-Organising Symposium on Self-Organisation’ in Brussels from February 15 to 18, 2023.The symposium starts from the idea that art and science are mutually beneficial means of perception and…stream.syscoi.com
President’s Series 24: Cybernetics and the Church, Discovering Cybernetics Tickets, Wed 11 Jan 2023 at 17:00 UK time | Cybernetics Society | Systems Community of InquiryPresident’s Series 24: Cybernetics and the Church, Discovering CyberneticsRev. Dr. Keith Elford reflects on his recently completed doctoral thesis while subsequently we will reflect on discovering cyberneticsByCybernetics Society — President’s Series Wed, 11 January 2023, 17:00 – 19:00 GMT President’s Series 24: Cybernetics and the Church, Discovering Cybernetics Tickets, Wed 11 Jan 2023 at 17:00…stream.syscoi.com
The Genealogy of Chinese Cybernetics | Systems Community of InquiryDYLAN LEVI KING OCTOBER 17, 2022 The Genealogy of Chinese Cybernetics The Genealogy of Chinese Cyberneticsstream.syscoi.com
Melioristic genealogies and Indigenous philosophies – De Cruz and de Smedt (2022) | Systems Community of InquiryMelioristic genealogies and Indigenous philosophies Helen De Cruz, Johan De Smedt First published: 05 December 2022 https://doi.org/10.1111/phil.12327 Abstract According to Mary Midgley, philosophy is like plumbing: like the invisible entrails of an elaborate plumbing system, philosophical ideas respond to basic needs that are fundamental to human life. Melioristic projects in philosophy attempt to fix or reroute…stream.syscoi.com
How to Learn from the Man in the Mirror: Navigating Paradoxes Through Self-Reflexivity | Academy of Management Proceedings | Systems Community of InquiryHow to Learn from the Man in the Mirror: Navigating Paradoxes Through Self-Reflexivity, Dragsdahl Lauritezen and La Cour (2020) Ghita Dragsdahl Lauritzen  and  Anders La Cour Published Online:29 Jul 2020https://doi.org/10.5465/AMBPP.2020.19363abstract Abstract In the light of increased organizational and environmental complexity, research turns ever more often to the notion of paradox to investigate how managers can…stream.syscoi.com
Strong Emergence Arising from Weak Emergence – Schmickl (2022) | Systems Community of InquiryThomas Schmickl1Show more Published25 Nov 2022 Abstract Predictions of emergent phenomena, appearing on the macroscopic layer of a complex system, can fail if they are made by a microscopic model. This study demonstrates and analyses this claim on a well-known complex system, Conway’s Game of Life. Straightforward macroscopic mean-field models are easily capable of predicting…stream.syscoi.com
The Club of Rome: A short history of a ground-breaking publication: The Limits to Growth | Systems Community of Inquiryhttps://www.clubofrome.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/CoR-LtG-ShortHistory.pdfstream.syscoi.com
Joseph Goguen archive | Systems Community of InquiryJoseph Goguenstream.syscoi.com
MIT Systems Awareness Lab & Systems Awareness Research Conference at MIT – Center for Systems Awareness, January 17-19, 2023 | Systems Community of InquiryMIT Systems Awareness Lab & Systems Awareness Research Conference at MIT MIT Systems Awareness Lab & Systems Awareness Research Conference at MIT – Center for Systems Awarenessstream.syscoi.com
Call for Tutors: Complexity 72H, June 26-30, 2023, Palma de Mallorca | Systems Community of InquiryYour description for this link…stream.syscoi.com
Benjamin P. Taylor – MastodonAttached: 1 imageRT @vagina_museum@twitter.comThis hairy lady is supposed to be Mary Magdalene. In the 15th and 16th centuries, Mary Magdalene was frequently depicted covered in body hair. You probably have Questions about this, starting with “why” and ending with “WTF”. We’ll try our best to answer them.🐦🔗: https://twitter.com/vagina_museum/status/1610621845429944323mastodon.social
Benjamin P. Taylor – MastodonMaking work visible | Communications of the ACM https://bit.ly/3Co8hXsmastodon.social
Benjamin P. Taylor – MastodonThe Time for ‘Catalytic Government’ Is Now https://bit.ly/3ib8iY1mastodon.social
Benjamin P. Taylor – MastodonThe Plow That Broke the Plains, ca. 1937 https://bit.ly/3Q8UGcimastodon.social
Benjamin P. Taylor – MastodonWhy Not Mars (Idle Words) https://bit.ly/3WHp4wRmastodon.social
Benjamin P. Taylor – MastodonWhy VAT may be a brake on UK growth, and how to fix it https://bit.ly/3X1JosOmastodon.social
Benjamin P. Taylor – MastodonThis from Australia (in a much earlier phase of this than the UK, with ‘rate capping’) gives a name to something I fear is looming all around the UK – councils saved – and therefore controlled – by central government intervention. Zombie councils https://bit.ly/3QcnWijmastodon.social
Benjamin P. Taylor – MastodonGovernment urged to declare national NHS major incident https://bit.ly/3jKhSBFmastodon.social
Benjamin P. Taylor – MastodonAn invitation to the RedQuadrant tool shed https://bit.ly/3Ifb9cVmastodon.social
Benjamin P. Taylor – MastodonStrong Emergence Arising from Weak Emergence – Schmickl (2022) https://bit.ly/3YY8wlUmastodon.social
Benjamin P. Taylor – Mastodonr/ShittyAnimalFacts – The only parts of the ocean that have clean floors are places where there are cleaning services. https://bit.ly/3WS9Tkfmastodon.social
Benjamin P. Taylor – MastodonOne an inspiration to every football lover, another an inspiration to every Glossopian. Both, to me, about fun, creativity, breaking open..Pelé radiated the quality of joy: an instant appeal to the eye and heart https://bit.ly/3Gn3aIz Vivienne Westwood https://bit.ly/3Q0Emastodon.social
Benjamin P. Taylor – MastodonHow the Government waged war on the self-employed https://bit.ly/3vmr15Zmastodon.social
Benjamin P. Taylor – MastodonA Bold Solution To a Quantum Mystery: Does a “Game” Between Observer and Nature Define Existence? – The Debrief https://bit.ly/3WuUsOVmastodon.social
Benjamin P. Taylor – MastodonInduced demand – Wikipedia https://bit.ly/3hZM0Zgmastodon.social
Benjamin P. Taylor – Mastodon“Brexit” has cracked Britain’s economic foundations | CNN Business https://cnn.it/3vkkQiDmastodon.social
Benjamin P. Taylor – MastodonThe politics of making Finland an experimenting nation https://bit.ly/3FLn7YU “…experiments are expected to facilitate learning, they instead cause ambiguities in organizational routines and imbalances in existing power relations between different actors and actor groups.”mastodon.social
Benjamin P. Taylor – MastodonWhat Turing Told Us About the Digital Threat to a Human Future | Timo… https://bit.ly/3Q1n4gumastodon.social
Benjamin P. Taylor – MastodonThe Republic of Frestonia » The National Archive of Frestonia https://bit.ly/3WGIulbmastodon.social
Benjamin P. Taylor – MastodonPost-WW2 Anti-Fascist Educational Film | Don’t Be a Sucker | 1947 https://bit.ly/3YLOKK5mastodon.social

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