theories

Reality Bias: How Our Tendency to Simplify Causes Us to Miss Out

We all tend as human beings to generate a coherent explanation of events that simplify reality to reduce anxiety and allow decision-making…

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Sociopoiesis — The Evolution of Social Systems Theory

  As I was reading and preparing to explore how social systems have evolved in paradigms over time, I’ve heard that Professor…

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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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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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by PhOtOnQuAnTiQuE

The Stupid Company or the Myth of Collective Intelligence?

People in organisations will always learn, but the only way learning can influence structures and communications in designed systems is if we hold spaces to re-design and co-design….

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from wikipedia

Ecological Communication | Niklas Luhmann

I read Luhmann’s Ecological Communication following my inquiry on the importance of building trust for a sustainable society. Searching the Web I…

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from channelopathist.net

Building Trust for a Sustainable Society

A sustainable society relies directly on our ability to re-generate social participation and spaces to create and sustain trust within our communities. Even if natural systems are good metaphors for designed social systems, they might be misleading….

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by Phil Manker

Creating and Re-Creating Frameworks

So how about keep creating and re-creating the frameworks and models we use? Import them from someone else might help but is very limited. Work your insights into a framework……

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