Category Archives: Social organization

The social business

Almost all leadership concepts start with the assumption that a key role for the leader is to set a direction. This usually means designing and communicating a vision and a set of goals. Traditionally, the roles of vision and goals … Continue reading

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The Stigmergic Revolution

It was long believed that the queen played a central role in the complex social order of an ant colony, through the exercise of direct command and control over her subjects. Not so. Biologist Pierre-Paul Grasse coined the term “stigmergy” … Continue reading

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Manifesto UniNomade Global: Rivoluzione 2.0

Viviamo in una situazione rivoluzionaria. La crisi diventa permanente, la governance imperiale è fallita, l’asse atlantico mostra la corda. Affermare ciò non significa concedere nulla a uno sciocco meccanicismo o a un ingenuo determinismo. Sono le lotte a dimostrare che … Continue reading

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Interdisciplinarity, Transdisciplinarity, and Beyond: The Brain, Story Sharing, and Social Organization

An apparent conflict between preferences for hierarchical as opposed to distributed organizations is evident in arguments about disciplinary and interdisciplinary organization. It characterizes as well a wide array of other arenas ranging from the biological to the political. In this … Continue reading

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Complexity Rising: From Human Beings to Human Civilization, A Complexity Profile

Read Since time immemorial humans have complained that life is becoming more complex, but it is only now that we have a hope to analyze formally and verify this lament. This article analyzes the human social environment using the “complexity … Continue reading

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Social Movements and Current Network Research

Read –   Presentation A closer look at current academic research suggests a sweeping paradigm shift towards network thinking.  This outburst of scholarly activity spans very disparate research fields, ranging from  complexity theories and traditional hard science to organizational theory and … Continue reading

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Birds of a Feather Protest Together – Theorizing Self-Organizing Political Protests with Flock Theory

Read Read also – Flock Theory – A New Model of Emergent Self-Organization in Human Interaction The current research theorizes decentralized and self-organized political protests via flock theory, a theory of emergent self-organization in communicative human interaction. Flock theory draws … Continue reading

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