Monthly Archives: January 2012

Representing balancing systems

Being a fan of both Peter Senge (systems thinking) and Joseph Novak (concept mapping) it is natural for me to combine (what I consider) the best of the two.  The original representation of a balancing loop (first picture) can be … Continue reading

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Concept map of the five disciplines

While reading the Wikipedia entry on Peter Senge’s Fifth Discipline it occurred to me that the relationships between the five disciplines, the three learning capabilities, and team learning – itself a discipline – could be represented more clearly with a … Continue reading

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Concept maps

(Note: this post was recuperated from another website, where it was slightly out of place). Concept maps are an effective way of representing a person’s understanding of a domain of knowledge. Among many other things, they are used to capture … Continue reading

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The Fifth Discipline in Uganda

The purpose of this post is to bring to your attention the story of Uganda Rural Development Training (URDT). It came to me through a tweet by @will_allen on May 5, 2011: Platforms for Transformation – blog post acknowledging the … Continue reading

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