Change is a Natural Process

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amani gera
Accountant, Egypt
If we think about change as a natural process in life... This occurs from two related lines: 1. The theory of chaos and self organization on the one hand, and 2. Complexity theory on the other hand. As Gareth Morgan said: 'Examine the flocking of birds; inspite of all the unpredicitability, coherent order always emerges out of the randomness and surface chaos'. (...) Read more? Sign up for free

  Gary Wong
Consultant, Canada
 

Cynefin Framework and Types of Change

Amani: check out the Cynefin framework. Complexity and chaos theory is applied here to distinguish between traditional "idealistic" and "naturalistic" change.
- Idealistic change is appropriate if the situation is on the ordered side (complicated and simple domain) because cause and effect relationships exist.
- However, where there is unpredictability, uncertainty, and no known cause/effect relationships, we are on the unordered side of complexity and chaos. Here the change process must be naturalistic; that is, we let the system find the solution. This is where your statement "change as a natural process in life" makes sense.

  Dolva
 

Natural Change?

Gary - what if order is only created by human soci (...)

  Gary Wong
Consultant, Canada
 

Chaos is Natural

Dolva: I agree with you. Order, stability, consist (...)

  Dolva
 

We Must Embrace Complexity

Fantastic Gary. I wonder if in our attempt to forc (...)

  Gary Wong
Consultant, Canada
 

Resilience versus Robustness

@Dolva: Your use of the word "resilience" is very (...)

  Prakash Peter
Consultant, India
 

Change is a Natural Process

From uncertainty order, stability and consistency (...)

  TSE Pak Hoi Isaac (Dr.)
Professor, China
 

Chaos is Dissipatory, Complex Emergence of Order is Constructive on Its Own

@Dolva: chaotic situations dissipate energy and re (...)

  Darryl Lynn Jones
 

Have Humans Lost the Ability to Live with Uncertainty?

Hi Dolva, if may interject a brief observation, co (...)

  Joseph Adedio Egievba
CEO, South Africa
 

Change is Embedded in Life

Change is embedded in every living being that exis (...)

 

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