Food for Thought Tag: complexity

Bob Stilger

Deep Adaptation

Can we look our current situation squarely in the eye? How do we live with the possibility that collapse is imminent, catastrophe likely and extinction possible? How do we find a way forward, accompanied by these hard truths?

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Bob Stilger

Developmental Evaluation Primer

Developmental Evaluation is the one of the most developed “complexity-aware” evaluation approaches. This PDF, developed by Canada’s McConnell Foundation provides an excellent overview.

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Bob Stilger

Cynefin Framework

The ways in which we effectively find our way forward, responding to a particular problem or opportunity, need to be situational. Our work is in one of four domains: simple, complicated, complex, chaos or disorder

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Michele Stern

Leadership in the Age of Complexity

For too long, too many of us have been entranced by heroes. Perhaps it’s our desire to be saved, to not have to do the hard work, to rely on someone else to figure things out.

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