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Seeing Outside Our Box

Jul 20, 13 Seeing Outside Our Box

Posted by in Community, General, Ingenuity Gap

As a society we may have access to more information and be better educated than at any time in our history, but are we getting any wiser? Our society is a vast and intricate system. It is a dynamic system evolving from the interaction of an almost infinite diversity of components – many of which are complex systems in their own...

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The Information Paradox

Apr 05, 13 The Information Paradox

Posted by in General, Ingenuity Gap

A little information is a good thing. As individuals, it empowers us to make better decisions. These decisions translate into improved individual and organizational performance. So, if having a little information is a good thing, then having even more information must be a better thing. Therein lies the paradox. At some point we...

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The “Community” Is A System

Feb 25, 13 The “Community” Is A System

Posted by in Community, General

A community is any group sharing a common bond. Examples of these common bonds include geographic, business, economic, social or academic connections. A community is a complex system that is more than the sum of its parts. In fact, communities exhibit characteristics and behaviors that cannot be predicted by studying their parts...

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