complexity

Containing Anxiety in Organizations and Groups

We are living in a moment of continuous change and adaptation that has taken people out of their comfort zone: it is…

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Facilitating with Equity in Mind

When we invite a circle where voices can be heard equally we may think we are creating and equitable space, are we?…

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In Our Work with Groups

You and the Collective Just out on another day of hosting a group of people doing their business in collaboration. When things…

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The Power of The Collaboratory

[av_dropcap1]W[/av_dropcap1]hen we look at what is happening at the world, complexity seems to be climbing the mountain. I wouldn’t say there are…

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Dialogue Trigger

Love comes when manipulation stops; when you think more about the other person than about his or her reactions to you. When…

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by katerha

On the Fundamental Changes

On the fundamental changes that can be done in our societal systems, the major influence will never be a contribution from inside…

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The Stories We Tell

There are also times were a collective point of view ceases to be at service to our society and becomes the opposite, something that locks us in a restricted view….

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by jonycunha

Bummer, We Can’t Change Society After All

We can only reflect and act on communications that are already part of our system. It’s important to reflect on how dis-empowering…

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by Fábio Pinheiro

Social Systems and System Complexity

Social systems hold a paradox — it contains a structure in form of meaning patterns so complexity can be reduced and allow a more reasonable predicability in social interaction. On the other hand, the selection of structures makes the description and re-creation of meaning a more complex task….

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by michael.heiss

Language and System Complexity

Reading about language, dialogue and complex systems used to be paralell readings with some things in common. Today, language and complexity seem…

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