SCiO event

Open Meeting - Spring 2019

8 April 2019 09:30–17:00
, United Kingdom
Event type:
Open Meeting
Event access:
All welcome

Open Meeting - Spring 2019

Please note that places fill up quickly for these events. It is advised that you book asap if you intend to come along. Please book via Eventbrite: Eventbrite/scio-open-meeting-winter-2018/19-tickets to avoid disappointment.

This is an open meeting where a series of presentations of general interest regarding systems practice will be given - this will include 'craft' and active sessions, as well as introductions to theory.

09:30 - an introduction to the viable system model. Main presentations start at 10:00.

Event Resources

How is Systemic Change different?
Claims are frequently made about changing THE system.  Many talk about Whole System change. Then there is systematic change as well as systemic change.   What do practitioners do when they engage, or claim that they engage, with these types of change?  What are the elements of systemic praxis (theor... Read more
From Perilous Ignorance to Autonomous Safety
If your occupational health and safety policy states a commitment to providing a safe workplace, reporting accidents, continual improvement etc. have you considered this from a cybernetic viewpoint? Most organisations govern their safety management by trying to achieve Zero Harm through implementing... Read more
Why the 21st century is the century of Systems Thinking
This talk examines System Thinking by exploring the following themes: 1. System Thinking is embedded within a philosophical framework which is totally different from that of so-called “standard thinking” found in what may be called the Newtonian sciences, such as classical physics, DNA/ molecular b... Read more
Three Horizons – Concept & Practice
Three Horizons is a simple and intuitive tool for thinking about the future. It grew out of a wealth of experience in future thinking, notably in strategic scenario thinking. It is an easy to use but potent way of thinking about working towards the future in the present, including maintaining the be... Read more
8 April 2019 09:30–17:00

Rm 3.008, Alliance Manchester Business School
Booth Street West
M15 6PB
United Kingdom