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The practitioner’s landscape by Glenda H. Eoyang

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —January 10, 2005
Filed in Collaboration

Papers which provide practical advice on the design of complexity-based interventions for organisational issues are rare. E:CO (a new complexity journal) is attending to this shortcoming by including a practitioner’s section in its journal. In the latest volume, Glenda Eoyang presents her practitioner’s landscape based on more than 15 years of applying complexity science to […]

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E:CO – New Complexity Journal

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —January 5, 2005
Filed in Insight

E:CO is a new journal exploring the theory and practice of applying complexity science concepts to organisational issues. The entire content of the current issue is available online. Interestingly it includes a section called ‘classic papers’ featuring Ross Ashby’s (Ashby’s law a requisite variety) 1962 paper, Principles of Self-organizing Systems. I think the following papers […]

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Cynefin project – Bank of Thailand

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —January 4, 2005
Filed in Business storytelling

There are relatively few available case studies that document projects using Cynefin techniques. I believe this will be remedied in the near future on the completion of the new Cynefin web site. In the meantime here is a brief description of a lessons learned project done by the Bank of Thailand which applied Cynefin narrative techniques. […]

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Knowledge management map

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —January 3, 2005
Filed in Insight

One view of the various flavours of knowledge management.

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Updated view on complex system intention

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —January 3, 2005
Filed in Communication

Thanks for your comment Matt. I agree, the diagram does suggest that ‘known’ is a subset of ‘knowable’ etc., and this wasn’t my intent. Here is a new version of the diagram. The space between the boundaries indicates the breadth of possibilities. The wider the space, the greater the possibilities. In the complex domain it […]

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Capturing oral histories

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —January 1, 2005
Filed in Business storytelling

There is a growing interest in capturing employees stories using video or audio. Experienced employees are walking out the door and taking their knowledge with them, leaving little behind. Senior managers are rightfully concerned; especially in government. Understanding why policies are they way they are and knowing what has been tried and what has failed […]

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