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7 Ways Leaders Maintain Their Composure in Difficult Times

7 Ways Leaders Maintain Their Composure in Difficult Times | Complex systems and projects | Scoop.it
Leaders need to show more composure than ever before in the workplace.
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From Cascading Complexity To Systemic Collapse: A Walk Thru "Society's Equivalent Of A Heart Attack"

From Cascading Complexity To Systemic Collapse: A Walk Thru "Society's Equivalent Of A Heart Attack" | Complex systems and projects | Scoop.it

To make the systems we depend upon more resilient ideally we would want more redundancy within critical systems and weaker coupling between them. Localization and de-complexification of basic needs (food, water, waste etc) would provide some societal resilience if systems resilience was lost. We would have more buffering at all levels, that is, larger inventories throughout society.

All this is the very opposite of the direction of economic forces.

 

 

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Philippe Vallat's curator insight, October 10, 2013 11:55 PM

How vulnerable is our society?

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The Need for Systems Thinking at the Top

David Brooks must be reading my blog again. His op-ed piece today (9/27/11) was the clearest recognition that he understands that the world is complex and the “big” problems of today are not amenable to simple, ...
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Using Chaos Theory to Predict and Prevent Catastrophic 'Dragon King' Events

Using Chaos Theory to Predict and Prevent Catastrophic 'Dragon King' Events | Complex systems and projects | Scoop.it

Stop a stock trade and avoid a catastrophic global financial crash. Seal a microscopic crack and prevent a rocket explosion. Push a button to avert a citywide blackout.

Though such situations are mostly fantasies, a new analysis suggests that certain types of extreme events occurring in complex systems – known as dragon king events – can be predicted and prevented.


Via Claudia Mihai, Complexity Digest
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Ali Anani's curator insight, November 9, 2013 12:54 AM

Can we control  the uncontrollable? 

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Ist Krisenmanagement nur die Lösung zum gescheiterten Risikomanagement? (2/3)

Ist Krisenmanagement nur die Lösung zum gescheiterten Risikomanagement? (2/3) | Complex systems and projects | Scoop.it

Komplexe Projekte beinhalten, neben Risiken und Unsicherheiten, ebenfalls Nichtwissen und Unbestimmtheiten, die folgende Konsequenzen auf Planung und Steuerung haben.

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