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Posted on September 13, 2022 9:30 AM by Peter Tuddenham
Interesting to see this "promotion" of systems thinking from the United Kingdom Government in a You Tube video dated April 2022.
 
Tamara Finkelstein, Permanent Secretary for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and Sir Patrick Vallance, Government Chief Scientific Adviser, set out what Systems Thinking is and the advantages it offers for good policy making. They also offer advice to those getting started with a systems thinking approach.
 
 
 
 
Systems Thinking was the title of a book by F.E. Emery published in 1970
Posted on February 26, 2022 10:45 PM by Peter Tuddenham
Categories: Communication, General
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Posted on January 25, 2022 11:00 AM by Peter Tuddenham
The Open University has created and is releasing 10 podcasts as part of the launch of a new systems thinking in practice (STiP) Hub on the OU platform OpenLearn.  The idea of the STiP Hub is to consolidate available OpenLearn material (open educational resources developed at the OU) relating to our systems teaching over the past 50 years.
 
I was "interviewed" last year and the podcast is released next month. 
Links to the podcasts can be found by following this link:
 
Podcast guest podcast release date 
   
Arwen Bailey   15th  December
Jake Chapman 22nd December
Wendy Gregory 5th January
Misha Hebel 12th January
Martin Holt 19th January
John Naughton 26th January
Rupesh Shah 2nd  February
Paul Tucker
9th  February
Peter Tuddenham 16th  February
Mo Vernon 23rd February
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Posted on October 23, 2021 9:00 AM by Peter Tuddenham
Categories: Communication
The details for the Saturday and Wednesday sessions for 2021-22 are on the calendar .https://www.isss.org/calendar/
 
 
Posted on March 14, 2021 9:00 AM by Shankar Sankaran
Dear members of ISSS,
 
Using the.model of the Saturday SIG Conversations started at the US by Deeanna Burleson last year we tried to establish a similar conversations from Australia to have similar gatherings at a time zone more convenient ot people in the Southern Hemisphere. Since we did not have many ISSS members in this part of the world we invited members of ANZSys Group that was established in 1999 who had been having annual conferences in Australia and New Zealand until 2012. In 2009 ISSS and ANZSys organised a conference together when Ockie Bosch was our President.
 
We were nio sure of numbers so we organized fortnightly conversations following the same protocol as the Saturday SIG group in October last year. The conversations have been popular and we have and about 12 to 13 participants each week and recently we had 19. The participants so far hacve been from Australia, New Zealand, US, South Africa and India. We had speakers from SSIW (Jamie Rose) and India (Raghav Rajagopalan). The conversations are continuing this year and last week we had ISSS President Delia MacNamara engage in a very interesting conversation about Artificial Intelligence.
 
 
Please visit the ANZsys website of theANZSys group (which has several ISSS members) at https://anzsys.org/index.php for recordings of our conversations and calendar of future presentations. We are thankful to ISSS's outreach to enable small groups like ANZSys have more  conversations about systems science, thinking and practice. Join us at the conversations.  They are free. Please send me an email if you want to register your name for announcements shankar.sankarna@uts.edu.au
 
Shankar Sankaran
Past President ISSS
Posted on February 18, 2021 1:45 PM by Peter Tuddenham
New Books in Systems and Cybernetic‪s‬ is a podcast series that you may be interested in downloading
 
 
Yesterday I listened to Nora Bateson talk about her book from 2016. Well worth the hour to listen. I ma listening to podcasts as I go for a walk for an hour in these covid times. I especially like the last chapter on "symmathesy". I would be interested in your comments.
Posted on June 28, 2020 8:00 AM by Peter Tuddenham
Categories: Communication, Purpose
 
Saturday 28 June 2020 was, as far as I am aware, an unique occasion in the ISSS history, perhaps the first since the founding in 1954. The President -elect Delia Macnamara, the current President Shankar Sankaran, the Past-President Peter Tuddenham, the VP Admin Jennifer Makar, the VP systems Practice Gary Smith, and Saturday online meetings coordinator and facilitator Deeanna Burleson all co-presented and co invited consultation of members on the future directions, actions and activities for ISSS.  As a member you can view the recording at  https://www.isss.org/systems-science-integration/
Posted on April 16, 2020 9:00 AM by Shankar Sankaran
Categories: Communication
Invitation to a submit papers to a special issue in IJMSR Due 30 July 2020

Five of us from different corners of the world (Netherlands, Australia, United Kingdom, India and South Africa) are putting together a special issue on behalf of the  Academy of Management's Interest Group  on Management, Spirituality and Religion. We are working  on a quick turnaround of  papers on the impact of COVID-19 on indigenous communities. around the world as well as what we can learn from those communities about managing and recovering from this crisis.

The call  for papers can be found at

https://bit.ly/jmsr-covid19-special-issue-call
JMSR Call for COVID-19 special issue.pdf
bit.ly

Please consider submitting a paper.

Shankar Sankaran
Professor - Organisational Project Management
School of the Built Environment
University of Technology Sydney. Australia
President - International Society for the Systems Sciences

On behalf of special issue editors:
Sharda Nandram (Vrije University/Nyenrode Business School, Netherlands), Paresh Wankhade (Edge Hill University Business School, UK), Puneet Bindish (Indian Institute of Technology - Varnasi) and Albert Wort (University of Johannesburg)
Posted on March 29, 2020 10:00 AM by Peter Tuddenham
Categories: Communication
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