Transduction – leading transformation – Issue #50

Meta-rationality, anti-war, systems thinking deep dive on Carbon Capture for the Systems Change Alliance, hosting the Public Sector Show, a system approach to identifying vulnerability, 'levelling up' - or not (and arguments against), a reality check on social care reform, a car for the Crown and no cooking and budgeting, an unmuffled scooter, the address … Continue reading Transduction – leading transformation – Issue #50

Transduction – leading transformation – Issue #48

A high entropy edition with a high amount of valuable signal… many thanks to Sin Lu Tan who kept these newsletters and my LinkedIn/blog/Medium postings much better organised for these last few weeks!Nicely fromated as usual at https://www.getrevue.co/profile/antlerboy Why can’t we talk the same language, when it’s so important?For change, management, innovation – for all … Continue reading Transduction – leading transformation – Issue #48

Transduction – leading transformation – Issue #47

Dealing with double binds, a systems approach to identifying vulnerability, supporting systems changers, deutero-learning, reading for public service transformation, aligning the concept of ‘Decentralized Autonomous Organization’ to precedents in cybernetics, ethics in public life, elephants in rooms disrupt object identification, the oldest animation, and Galaxies On The Other Side Of The Universe May Appear Bigger … Continue reading Transduction – leading transformation – Issue #47

My weekly collection of key links -“Transduction – leading transformation – Issue #8”

Sign up to read properly by email: https://www.getrevue.co/profile/antlerboy I got my twitter feed working properly this month, so this roundup has even more too much than normal of all the good things I shared this week!Connect to me in all the ways at www.bentaylor.com Top phive of the week What is work? What’s your definition?It’s a … Continue reading My weekly collection of key links -“Transduction – leading transformation – Issue #8”

Transduction – leading transformation – Issue #4

Sign up, read back issues and enjoy better formatting here: https://www.getrevue.co/profile/antlerboyAsk me anything!I’m trying out ‘Racket’ - so you have a chance to ask me about systems | cybernetics | complexity in public | service | sransformation… and anything else you’d like.👉🏻 Leave a 30-second voicemail here and I’ll reply:https://lnkd.in/g2FMzuw 👈🏻What is Racket? Here’s one … Continue reading Transduction – leading transformation – Issue #4

The power of names, part two - @antlerboy

What name would you choose, if you had to rename yourself? And why am I antlerboy? People might know @antlerboy is my consistent user name on social media - Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and everything else. It's a little bit embarrassing. antlerboy, by Alex Hough My former business partner, not too much given to wasteful professional … Continue reading The power of names, part two - @antlerboy

First edition – transduction: systems/complexity/cybernetics, public/service/transformation

https://www.getrevue.co/profile/antlerboy/issues/first-edition-transduction-systems-complexity-cybernetics-public-service-transformation-657443 Welcome to the inaugural edition of my newsletter.For some time I’ve been thinking about putting something together which brings together my interests and passions - and can reduce the frequency of my posting on social media.Revue looks like being a good solution for me as it’s easy to add links. Whether you will appreciate my weblogging … Continue reading First edition – transduction: systems/complexity/cybernetics, public/service/transformation

The Double Diamond as an example of some challenges of attribution in the history of ideas

[Apologies for the multiple preambles here! This note is added to say that deeper and clearer links - at least to the use of diamonds, and divergent and convergent thinking - have been provided for others and are in the replies to this piece] I just did a LinkedIn post picking up on this story, … Continue reading The Double Diamond as an example of some challenges of attribution in the history of ideas

Do systems exist?

to understand is to know what to do As soon as you really think about it, boundaries dissolve, connections appear. Everything is nebulous. ...sounds a bit woo-woo? *Of course* systems exist – we interact with them all the time, and we can model and understand them. Not always, not every time, but reliably and with … Continue reading Do systems exist?

Irreducible complexity: The Force in organisational life

A photoshopped images of a large stack of tortoises on each others' backs We want the world to be manageable, organisational life to be simple... ...so we can apply ‘best practices’. Or even complicated – so we can simulate, model, and plan. We want this so bad, we’re prepared to break everything that’s living and … Continue reading Irreducible complexity: The Force in organisational life