For the love of a good metaphor
I love a good metaphor. They help a great deal in systems thinking modelling of complex situations; but they do have their limits and the most excellent posiwidblog has a very useful post about this.
Metaphor, huh yeah What is it good for? Absolutely nothing, oh hoh oh Metaphor huh yeah What is it good for? Absolutely nothing, say it again y’all Metaphor, huh good God What is it good for? Absolutely nothing, listen to me… Metaphor: a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to […]
We have a systemsy workshop at work and we are using Clean Language to develop metaphors for how we see certain aspects of what we do. It’s a very useful exercise and can really help us to learn how we work, and we can improve.
My friend Mike is always coming up with systems thinking ideas. There are a huge number of modelling methods available to us, and this is one of Mike’s more recent ventures into learning new things:..
“123/365 Seeing Systems” by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA I did a talk! My mate Mike and I have been part of a systems thinking group at work since I started at the UoN..
This is a quote from an American comedian, taking the mickey out of imaginary Republicans complaining that reality itself is as biased as the liberal-elite media against Republican beliefs and actions. It is a joke..