Archive for the ‘Collaboration’ Category

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 …

Read More

Intention in a complex system

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —December 23, 2004
Filed in Collaboration

For the past four years I’ve used the Cynefin framework to help managers to understand the varied nature of the issues they face and to …

Read More

Intervention design for complex issues

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —December 17, 2004
Filed in Collaboration

The Cynefin framework can be used to identify complex issues. In this situation, the term ‘complex’ does not necessarily mean that things are ‘complicated’; rather …

Read More

The Melbourne Emergence Meetup

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —December 15, 2004
Filed in Collaboration

We started the Melbourne Emergence Meetup three months ago as an experiment in developing a face to face community of practice. Our aim (apart from …

Read More

Peeling the potatoes

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —December 6, 2004
Filed in Collaboration

Denham Grey draws attention to Etienne Wenger’s idea that communities of practice can form the centre piece of a knowledge strategy. And then makes the …

Read More

Abstract – Community variety from a complexity perspective

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —December 2, 2004
Filed in Collaboration

Hi Nancy, thanks for your comment. Here is the abstract for the paper. A new framework for communities of practice is required to unite the …

Read More

Communities and the role of variety

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —November 26, 2004
Filed in Collaboration

I just heard today that a chapter Trish Milne and I wrote has been published. The book is called Human Perspectives in the Internet Society …

Read More

Communities and Social Networks

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —November 26, 2004
Filed in Collaboration

Matt Moore made a good comment in response to my last blog entry I have recently been trying to link the thinking on Small World …

Read More

Mapping Communities

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —November 24, 2004
Filed in Collaboration

It is difficult to build a community of practice from scratch. In fact, the construction metaphor of ‘building’ a community is inappropriate. Rather, it is …

Read More