Book Summary: “The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality” by Walter Scheidel — The Ratchet of Technology, a site by Michael Magoon

Title: Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the Twentieth CenturyAuthor: Walter ScheidelScope: 4 starsReadability: 4 starsMy personal rating: 5 starsSee more on my book rating system. If you enjoy this summary, please support the author by buying the book. Topic of Book Schiedel explores the causes of changing levels […]Continue reading “Book Summary: “The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality” by Walter Scheidel — The Ratchet of Technology, a site by Michael Magoon”

Participatory modeling – Wikipedia — Systems Community of Inquiry

Participatory modeling Participatory modeling – Wikipedia Participatory modeling is a purposeful learning process for action that engages the implicit and explicit knowledge of stakeholders to create formalized and shared representation(s) of reality. In this process, the participants co-formulate the problem and use modeling practices to aid in the description, solution, and decision-making actions of the group. […]Continue reading “Participatory modeling – Wikipedia — Systems Community of Inquiry”

Book Summary: “Progress” by Johan Norberg

Book Review Title: Progress: Ten Reasons to Look Forward to the FutureAuthor: Johan NorbergScope: 5 starsReadability: 5 starsMy personal rating: 5 starsSee more on my book rating system. If you enjoy this summary, please support the author by buying the book. Topic of Book Norberg documents the enormous progress for humanity over the last 250 yearsContinue reading “Book Summary: “Progress” by Johan Norberg”

You don’t get to choose whether your organization is a complex adaptive system. All organizations are complex adaptive systems because they are made up of individuals (agents) adapting to their environment. #systemsthinkingdaily #systemsleadershiphttps://t.co/aCWoUeaD6b — Cabrera Research Lab (@cabreraresearch) June 16, 2021