Harnessing Emergence in Complex Projects: Rethinking Risk, Opportunity, and Resilience
Online presentation and discussion 16-Sept 2021 more details at ANZSYS Events
In his presentation Collin will introduce the upcoming International Roundtable Thought Leadership Report on 'Harnessing Emergence in Complex Projects: Rethinking Risk, Opportunity, and
Energy Justice Issues with Renewable Energy Projects
Online presentation and discussion 2-Sept 2021 more details at ANZSYS Events
Prof. Shankar Shankaran
In this presentation, Shankar will describe how renewable energy projects that contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goal 7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all are beginning to create ethical and social justice issues in the areas of Distributional Justice, Procedural Justice, Recognition Justice and Cosmopolitan Justice.
Caring for Students: Lecturing as Critical Systems Thinker and Action Researcher
Online presentation and discussion 15 July 2021 more details at ANZSYS Events
Dr Roelien Goede
In this presentation, Roelien will describe different ways in which Critical Systems Thinking and Action Research can shape a lecturer's care for students
CYNEFIN and the Method Kits
Online presentation and discussion 8 July 2021 more details at ANZSYS Events
Prof Dave Snowden
A Great Opportunity for ANZSYS and ISSS conference delegates to engage with a Thought Leader on Critical Systems Thinking
ANZSYS invites all interested in systems thinking and knowledge management, especially CYNEFIN Domains of Knowledge, to join a collaborative venture with David Snowden
Variety Dynamics: Controlling Highly-Complex Systems
Online presentation and discussion 8 July 2021 more details at ANZSYS Events.
Dr Terence Love
Terence's presentation describes a new Systems approach, Variety Dynamics for analysis,management and control of highly-complex, coercive, unbounded or chaotic systems - and more normal systems.
'Feedback Economics' - new Systems book
Economic Modeling with System Dynamics
Editors: Cavana, R.Y., Dangerfield, B., Pavlov, O.V., Radzicki, M.J., Wheat, I.D.
"This book approaches economic problems from a systems thinking and feedback perspective.
Translating Systems Ideas to Other Fields
Online presentation and discussion 17 June 2021 more details at ANZSYS Events
In this presentation, Bob Williams will describe a team has adapted systems concepts to the evaluation field. The process included identifying tacit systems concepts and re-framing them to be more accessible to evaluators.
Paradigm shifts and blind spots
Online presentation and discussion 3 June 2021 more details at ANZSYS Events
Bob's presentation will explore the massive but slow paradigm shift currently under way. From a complexity standpoint, Bob will examine why very successful new-paradigm organisations are almost never imitated, even by their direct competitors.
Circulist and Systems and Sustainability
Online presentation and discussion 20 May 2021 more details at ANZSYS Events
Nick 's presentation will focus on 'Circulist and Systems and Sustainability' about re-imagining the business of manufacturing in a new built world ecosystem.
Towards a critical operations management?
Dr. Jeff Foote
Online presentation and discussion 22 April 2021 9pm Orago NZ (7pm Sydney) - more details at ANZSYS Events
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Contemporary operations management theories are premised on a mechanistic view of the world. Although operations are socio-technical, a 'hard' systems perspective and concern for efficiency dominate scholarship. The role that values, interests and power-relations play in governing operational performance is seldom acknowledged but necessary
System boundaries and Surprise Attacks
Online presentation and discussion 6 May 2021 more details at ANZSYS Events
Professor Dr Bill Hutchinson
Investigating the problem of surprise attack using a systemic approach gave unusual insights including:
- Boundary development is by its nature something that restricts reality and actually forms its own. Reification is a great danger to the solution to the problem at hand.
- Boundaries are defined by power and influence and tend to be self-limiting.