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Philosophy

Policy Enigma: Wicked Problems and Thinking in Wholes

The article Tackling wicked problems : A public policy perspective provides a comprehensive acknowledgment of the complexity of many of the “wicked” problems that large organisations (not just governments) face in negotiating the facts of reality as they are (i.e. being pragmatic), not as we might prefer them to be (i.e. ideological assertions). “The handling […]

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Philosophy

The Outer Limits of Knowledge

Misunderstanding the world in fundamental ways, as we generally do, we more often (and collectively) seek continuity and security in those things which are only very rarely able to provide them…

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heuristics Organisation

Heuristics: Organisational Entropy 001

Organisational systems are as subject to the exigencies of thermodynamics as are any other material systems…

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culture heuristics

Meta-Heuristics: solving the problem of problem-solving

Working under a holistic, meta-theoretical framework of “what is the central similarity or notionally gravitational and logical pivot ?” of explanatory systems introduces multiple considerations of Epistemology and Ontology…