New podcast episode published on System Insight: Episode 6 On Competitiveness

I hope you are all following our Systemic Insight podcast series. Instructions below! We have just launched a new episode on the Systemic Insight Podcast. In this episode, I discuss with Marcus the concept of competitiveness. The chat was inspired by some reading Marcus had been doing that condemned competition to be part of the… Continue reading New podcast episode published on System Insight: Episode 6 On Competitiveness

Thinking out loud: Is aid systematically unsystemic?

Originally published on 26 August 2013, edited and republished on 23 July 2019 I am taking a risk with this post, but I am sure my regular readers will bear with me as I think out loud. I have been fortunate in the past few months to have been able to focus my praxis almost… Continue reading Thinking out loud: Is aid systematically unsystemic?

What do we mean with systemic?

There are hundreds of ways of describing the word systemic. Yet in development it is important that we at least narrow down the definitions as to not cause confusion. Richard Hummelbrunner describes three emergent features of methods and approaches from systems thinking: An understanding of interrelationships A commitment to multiple perspectives An awareness of boundaries… Continue reading What do we mean with systemic?

Linking to Complexity

If you are interested in the topic of complexity then surf over to Marcus Jenal’s page where he provides some insights on the topic. Marcus is a very good thinker and practitioner I always enjoy the questions he asks. Also take a look at Aid at the Edge of Chaos and Owen Abroad blogsites for… Continue reading Linking to Complexity

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