Category Archives: Complexity

Beware of Knotworks – Networks with Ego

I do not know who the artist is who drew this cartoon, so I cannot acknowledge them, but it seems to be quite famous and has been doing the rounds for some time now. I added the ego – eco … Continue reading

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Contemplating Parts and Wholes with a Walk Down São Paulo’s Most Enchanting Street

Maria and I were back at Sustentare Business School this weekend teaching MBA students about chaos, complexity, holonomic thinking and strategy. One toy I have that makes a great visual impression is my Hoberman sphere, which starts as a compacted … Continue reading

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How Holonomics integrates with Santa Fe Institute’s Complexity Explorer Programme

The Complexity Explorer project is being developed by the Santa Fe Institute and provides online courses and other educational materials related to complex systems science. This week Maria and I were honoured to find that our book Holonomics has been … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Systems View of Life: Part One – An Exploration of Themes

Many of you will have seen from a couple of recent posts of mine that The Systems View of Life: A Unifying Vision by Fritjof Capra and Pier Luigi Luisi has recently been published (e.g. Guest Article: Fritjof Capra and … Continue reading

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Fritjof Capra discusses the Systems View of Life

Right now I am about half-way through reading Fritjof Capra and Pier Luigi Luisi’s new book The Systems View of Life – A Unifying Vision. In the coming weeks I will be writing both a review, and also how it … Continue reading

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Guest Article: Fritjof Capra and Pier Luigi Luisi – The Systems View of Life: A Unifying Vision

I am delighted to share this news from Fritjof about his new book, The Systems View of Life: A Unifying Vision, co-authored with Professor Pier Luigo Luisi. I will be writing a full review of the book in a few week’s time, but … Continue reading

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Some notes on Business Design, Customer Experience and Systems Thinking

Next month I will be giving an international seminar in Blumenau, in Santa Catarina to business students of Sustentare Business School. I am really looking forward to this two day seminar, as I will be teaching to a mixture of … Continue reading

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Exploring Chaos, Fractals and Bifurcation

As you may have seen, I am currently really enjoying a course on Dynamic Systems and Chaos run by Santa Fe Institute (see Thoughts on Santa Fe’s new MOOC – Introduction to Dynamical Systems and Chaos). The most recent module … Continue reading

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Intuition, feeling and ethics in organisations

Yesterday I came across the work of Muel Kaptein who is a partner at the international assurance and advisory firm KPMG and professor in business ethics and integrity management at RSM Erasmus University. Interestingly KPMG have as their corporate motto ‘cutting … Continue reading

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Complexity, Flow, Mindfulness and Holonomic Thinking

I wanted to write a little note to you all to say that our book Holonomics is now fully up and running on Amazon. It can now be pre-ordered on Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk and also most of the other Amazon sites. … Continue reading

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