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Category Archives: Practical Theory of Systemic Action
Ten Hacks Towards World Class Evaluation
What is the best way of evaluating interventions aiming for systemic change? How do we … Continue reading Ten Hacks Towards World Class Evaluation
Is Teal The New Black? Probably Not
A review of Federic Laloux’s Reinventing Organizations The question that this book explores is “What … Continue reading Is Teal The New Black? Probably Not
The Ten Most Common Mistakes In Setting Up A Social Lab
1/ Using the word “Lab” as a brand This is possibly the most common mistake … Continue reading The Ten Most Common Mistakes In Setting Up A Social Lab
The Evidence Trap
Two former officials, in the administrations of Barack Obama (Peter Orszag) and George W. Bush … Continue reading The Evidence Trap
Putting the Social Into Social Labs
Putting the Social Into Social Labs Why social labs? Why not “change labs” or “social … Continue reading Putting the Social Into Social Labs
Challenging the Practice, Badly
A reluctant review of “Lab Matters: Challenging the practice of social innovation laboratories” by Marlieke … Continue reading Challenging the Practice, Badly
Intellectual Property for Social Labs: What Can We Learn From The Twitter IPO?
There is a lot of confusion out there about intellectual property. Often when I talk … Continue reading Intellectual Property for Social Labs: What Can We Learn From The Twitter IPO?
Why Social Labs?
One of the questions I have recently been asked about The Social Labs Revolution is … Continue reading Why Social Labs?
What are Social Labs?
Social labs are platforms for addressing complex social challenges that have three core characteristics. 1. … Continue reading What are Social Labs?