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Micro-macro dynamics and complexity

The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. That, in a nutshell, is the concept of emergence which justifies the existence of macroeconomics as a field of study distinct from microeconomics. 260 more words

Political Economy

Ponderings from Dave's Desk: Leadership Mental Model

20 February 2018
No. 7
Leadership Series: Leadership Framework/Model

Greeting Friends, new and old!

Continuing with our short series on leadership in complex environments, I will share the leadership mental model that is part of my guidance system. 1,601 more words

Ponderings From Dave's Desk

Uncertainty Principles


This brief (informal) speech from 1994 contains precisely the kinds of insights which should form the basis of any introductory managerial instruction but which I imagine rarely ever do so. 246 more words

Culture

Motorists vs cyclists: the great Australian road war

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Movies

Five principles of holistic science communication

Community member post by Suzi Spitzer

How can we effectively engage in the practice and art of science communication to increase both public understanding and public impact of our science? 969 more words

Methods

Who can turn defeat into sweet revenge?

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Brisbane Confidential

Flux and Transformation

This is a comment inspired by a video whose URL is at the end of the post, about interconnectivity, and how the human body replaces itself, by absorption and excretion. 681 more words