Self-Organizing Systems

People have binary response patterns that influence how social groupings and organizations function. We can be open and receptive or closed and skeptical to emergent ideas and strategies. When we are aware of such responses, as managers and as individual members of social groupings, we access greater creativity and promote systemic health. This is an unconference workshop exploring what factors create fertile ground for creativity in social systems to support increasing complexity. The content of the workshop looks at the implications of systems theory and principles of emergence, boiling down the abstract into both interpersonal and intrapersonal tools to promote the development of more sophisticated and collaborative collectives.