Large Systems Change: an emerging field of transformation and transitions

Networking Action

What is meant by “large systems change (LSC)?” What must change and what are the strategies to realize it? How can we “do it” much better? What does a comprehensive picture of the field of LSC knowledge and methods look … Net Dev

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Large Systems Change: An Emerging Field of Transformation and Transitions

Networking Action

Large Systems Change: An Emerging Field of Transformation and Transitions. Waddell, S., Waddock, S., Cornell, S., Dentoni, D., McLachlan, M., & Meszoely, G. 2015). Journal of Corporate Citizenship(58). In this paper we put forward a theory of large systems … Published Articles

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Engestrom, Wenger and Emergent Learning

Jenny Connected

In a recent great discussion in CPsquare about the changing role of the learning facilitator , Brenda Kaulback posted this video of Yrjo Engestrom being interviewed about his work by Chris Jones. Engestrom talks about emergent learning in terms of ‘expansive learning’.

Engestrom, Wenger and Emergent Learning

Jenny Connected

In a recent great discussion in CPsquare about the changing role of the learning facilitator , Brenda Kaulback posted this video of Yrjo Engestrom being interviewed about his work by Chris Jones. Engestrom talks about emergent learning in terms of ‘expansive learning’.

Returning to Emergent Learning

Jenny Connected

Following our (Roy Williams, Simone Gumtau and me) last publication in IRRODL – Footprints of Emergence – we have continued to think about the factors which influence the potential for emergent learning in any given learning environment or curriculum.

A new paper on Emergent Learning in IRRODL

Jenny Connected

This issue includes a paper written by Roy Williams, Simone Gumtau and me - Footprints of Emergence. In this paper we continue to explore the ideas around emergent learning which we first discussed in a paper published (also in IRRODL) in 2011 – Emergent Learning and Learning Ecologies in Web 2.0. In that paper we focused on developing our understanding of emergent and prescribed learning in relation to ways of working on the Web.

Complexity and movements change culture

Chris Corrigan

They adjust and learn as they go, and they both respond to and change their context. The key thing to notice here is that culture is changed by evolving movements, not linear programs. Cultures are complex and require complexity to change them.

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Emergent Design Webinar

Networking Action

Topic: Emergent Design. Traditional planning strategies do not work for complex challenges: too much is changing and there is continual learning about appropriate action. Another approach relevant for such situations is emergent design. This is iterative design that chrysalises as … Net Dev

Lifecycle of Emergence

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Lifecycle of Emergence Using Emergence to Take Social Innovations to Scale Margaret Wheatley & Deborah Frieze, 2006 Despite current ads and slogans, the world doesnt change one person at a time. Emergence is how Life creates radical change and takes things to scale.

The myth of managed culture change

Chris Corrigan

For a long time I have known that the idea that culture change can be managed is a myth. A culture is emergent and is the result of millions of interactions, behaviours, artifacts and stories that people build up over time. Work with emergence to understand patterns together.

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New emerging practices for trainers and facilitators

Joitske Hulsebosch

I can see some emerging new practices which are not widespread yet. This automatically changes the fixed roles from 'trainer' and 'trainee' to a more dynamic scene with various players. I'm currently facilitating two learning trajectories, both starting online.

Guidelines for Group Collaboration and Emergence « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Skip to content emergent by design Home support who’s the architect? The key to our success is in creating the environment where emergent, innovative results can occur. An emergent, adaptive group does not exude these characteristics.

The 10 Key Principles of Change Management

The Bumble Bee

Over the last 6 months I have been designing, testing and piloting an exciting new Change Management Game for leaders and teams which lets them experience what it is like to lead a complete 9-month change management project over the course of a single day.

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F-Suites for C-Suites: 4 Futures Thinking Toolkits To Help C-Suite Leaders Thrive in a World of Change « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

emergent by design. F-Suites for C-Suites: 4 Futures Thinking Toolkits To Help C-Suite Leaders Thrive in a World of Change. The world is changing. Power is the chief means to social change. All that would have to change for an accurate Sweet Spot Futures Primer.

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Mutations are the way to make change

Chris Corrigan

Social change is littered with ideas like “taking things to scale” which implies that if you just work hard enough, the things you will do will become popular and viral and will take over the world. ” The problem with this reasoning is that the field in which we are embedded, that which enables us to practice small changes is heavily immune to change. They can withstand all kinds of threats and massive changes, This is a GOOD THING.

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Using Emergence to Take Social Change to Scale (application/pdf Object)

Delicious/choconancy/community

Tags: community networks emergence system:filetype:pdf system:media:document

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Literature Review: Improving Work Practices in Times of Change

Collaborative Thinking

Hopefully, the Review is somewhat related to an eventual Thesis so I've tried to pull together some thoughts on how to improve work practices in times of change (explained below). Improving Work Practices in Times of Change. communities), emerge and evolve over time.

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Changing IT Mindsets From Deployment To Adoption

Collaborative Thinking

We tend to struggle when project results are subjective, can only be inferred, or correlated to improvements that take more time to emerge than anticipated. To make up for the shortsightedness, we respond (after the solution has been deployed and after the project has officially ended) with governance programs, user experience enhancements, change management processes, and community outreach efforts.

I’ve Changed My Mind

How to Save the World

H uman beings, it seems, change our worldviews — what we value and believe to be true — pretty slowly. These radical changes in my worldview have been difficult to internalize and come to grips with.

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The GOLDEN Global Network Sustainability Change Strategy

Networking Action

For over a year I’ve been working with an emerging academic research center – business network called GOLDEN. It has produced a very powerful strategy to realize the depth, speed and focus necessary to transform business into sustainable enterprises.… … Net Dev

Core Principles for the New Economy: Human Agency & Enlightened Self-Interest « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

emergent by design. Log Out / Change ). Log Out / Change ). Fusion: A Mindmeld for Action-Oriented Change Agents. The Failure of the Occupy Movement or the Emergence of a Living Systems Organization? Emergence Collective. Alchemy of Change (Gideon Rosenblatt). Emergent Cities (Seb Paquet). Learning Change (Giorgio Bertini). The Center for Creative Emergence (Michelle James). yoxi (Sharon Chang). Skip to content.

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Building a network for People Powered Change

Social Reporter

Over the past week the partners in Big Lottery Fund’s People Powered Change initiative have provided some updating posts about their work, on BIG’s blog. Previous posts here featuring People Powered Change.

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Complex Change: An emerging field

Networking Action

Complex change challenges are a specific type of change challenge that is the growing focus of an impressive array of work. An earlier blog distinguished complex environments from simple, complicated and chaotic ones through Dave Snowden’s cynefin framework. It can … Net Dev

Social Innovation Meetup: “Exploring Labs for Social Change” – presentation notes

Making CommunitySense

Theme: “Exploring Labs for Social Change” Social innovation labs are very popular as instruments for “changing the system” However, what actually happens in these labs? How do they help accomplish social change? How do we change values, etc.

Characteristics of open learning environments

Jenny Connected

We also recognize that the palette might be added to or the factors changed. We visualize this picture as a Footprint of Emergence [4] , as depicted below. In the white zone learning is experienced as ‘sweetly’ emergent. 2011) Emergent Learning and Learning Ecologies in Web 2.0.

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Lessons from the Octopus: Business Ecosystems, Adaptability, and Change Leadership

Partnering Resources

It turns out that there’s plenty to learn from these creatures about adaptability, change leadership, and business ecosystems. When moving from one area of the ocean to another, they rapidly change color to match their surroundings.

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Problems with MOOC research

Jenny Connected

Also like Frances and Roy, I found the presentation very thought-provoking and relevant to the research I am doing with Frances and Mariana Funes on rhizomatic learning – and the research I am doing with Roy on emergent learning.

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In Frankfurt Enterprise 2.0 = Organizational Change & People Challenges

21st Century Organization

evolution in just four years since Andrew McAfee's " Dawn of Emergent Collaboration " that the Frankfurt Summit represented, makes adding a reflection through this 21st Century Organization blog lens irresistible. New Organizational Models Emerging.

Large Systems Change: An Emerging Field of Transformation and Transitions

Networking Action

What is meant by “large systems change (LSC)?” What must change and what are the strategies to realize it? How can we “do it” much better? What does a comprehensive picture of the field of LSC knowledge and methods look … Net Dev

The Divine Right of Capital: Emerging Property Rights

Alchemy of Change

Chapter 8: Emerging Property Rights. As the foundation of wealth has changed, so too should its allocation. Chapter 8: Emerging Property Rights. If you liked " The Divine Right of Capital: Emerging Property Rights ", subscribe to Alchemy of Change for more good stuff.

BIG’s People Powered Change may catalyse a more bottom-up big society

Social Reporter

With the launch this week of People Powered Change , the Big Lottery sets out its plans for a distinctive niche in the Big Society agenda , supporting local bottom-up community projects. The People Powered Change site offers a question and answer page that provides some insights into the policy behind the initiative: What is People Powered Change? BIG Lottery Fund is refreshing its England wide portfolio of programmes around the concept of People Powered Change.

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What it’s like to make change

Chris Corrigan

The work of social change – paradigm shifting social innovation – is not easy, clear or efficient. Social change is not easy. Working with the emergent unknown requires pacing, a big heart, and a stout challenge. BC Collaboration Community Emergence First Nations LeadershipJust off a call where we were discussing what it takes to shift paradigms in indigenous social development.

Questions about rhizomatic learning

Jenny Connected

In our work on emergent learning, we have identified multipath as one of the factors needed to promote emergence. Not only does this relate to learner agency (one of the clusters of factors we have in our work on emergent learning) but also to learner identity.

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Changing the world of work: it takes a network

Patti Anklam

The 3rd generation of KM was imminent, where knowledge emerges from the network. My network of folks who are not part of corporate enterprises were there all the time, an emergent learning enterprise of hugely scaleable value.

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Evaluating and reflecting on OldGlobeMOOC

Jenny Connected

To evaluate and reflect on the learning experience of myself and a colleague in the Old Globe MOOC, I have used the Footprints of Emergence framework developed by Roy Williams, Simone Gumtau and myself to explore the relationship between open and prescribed learning in open learning environments.

Forrester: Mobile Apps Will Change the IT Market and Drive Software Innovation

Portals and KM

Fourth, a range of different revenue models will emerge. Forrester has issued a new report, Mobile App Internet Recasts The Software And Services Landscape: App Innovation On Phones Will Spread To Cars, Appliances And Entertainment by John C. McCarthy. It notes that while the explosion of app innovation started with the iPhone, the rise of the “App Internet” significantly impact the enterprise software and services market. Apple has over.

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Further thoughts about our presentation: 10th Networked Learning Conference 2016

Jenny Connected

This week Jutta Pauschenwein and I presented a paper Visualising Structure and Agency in a MOOC using the Footprints of Emergence Framework at the 10th Networked Learning Conference in Lancaster, UK. In this paper we consider structure and agency in terms of the Footprints of Emergence Framework. When we designed the Footprints of Emergence Framework and worked on the factors, we considered them to be a palette.

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Culture, Change and Faith

Online Community Strategy

It occurs to me that most organizations are in a similar state today – business models, culture, internal structure – basically most everything needs some level of transformation to thrive in the new increasingly connected and empowered market that is emerging globally.

How Our Narratives Inform Our Hopes for Change

How to Save the World

But radical changes to existing systems are difficult, they are constantly resisted by the existing institutions, by the powerful people that benefit most from the status quo, and by the masses of people who fear they will lose something if the systems in which they are embedded were to be altered.

Progress in Learning – lessons from painting and poetry

Jenny Connected

This week we have been discussing, in relation to a paper we are writing, how difficult it is to succinctly describe emergent learning and how difficult it is to capture it. (My

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