Systems Thinking, an MBA By Podcast
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 23
  • Last: 26 Feb 2018
An MBA is an education in how design useful human systems, including enterprises, communities, commercial businesses, government policy and your own life. This podcast series therefore uses Systems Thinking.

Episodes (23)

  • SYSTEMS THINKING ABOUT HUMAN BEHAVIOUR
    SYSTEMS THINKING ABOUT HUMAN BEHAVIOUR
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    Published: 26 Feb 2018 Duration: 44:45
    ASSIGNMENT: WHEN RESPONDING TO AN AWKWARD SOCIAL SITUATION, WHOM DO YOU IMITATE?
    ASSIGNMENT: WHEN RESPONDING TO AN AWKWARD SOCIAL SITUATION, WHOM DO YOU IMITATE?

  • SYSEMS THINKING ABOUT POSTMODERNISM (EVIDENCE)
    SYSEMS THINKING ABOUT POSTMODERNISM (EVIDENCE)
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    Published: 19 Feb 2018 Duration: 38:23
    ASIGNMENT: WHO IS EXCLUDED FROM GIVING EVIDENCE IN YOUR DECISION MAKING.
    ASIGNMENT: WHO IS EXCLUDED FROM GIVING EVIDENCE IN YOUR DECISION MAKING.

  • SYSTEMS THINKING ABOUT DECISION MAKING
    SYSTEMS THINKING ABOUT DECISION MAKING
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    Published: 13 Feb 2018 Duration: 33:43
    ASSIGNMENT: WHO DO YOU OR YOUR ORGANISATION IMITATE WHEN MAKING DECISIONS.
    ASSIGNMENT: WHO DO YOU OR YOUR ORGANISATION IMITATE WHEN MAKING DECISIONS.

  • SYSTEMS THINKING ABOUT PURPOSE
    SYSTEMS THINKING ABOUT PURPOSE
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    Published: 12 Feb 2018 Duration: 28:02
    ASSIGNMENT: DRAFT A STSTEMENT OF PURPOSE FOR YOURSELF OR YOUR ORGANISATION, WHAT ARE YOUR OR ITS FIVE CORE CONCEPTS THAT PROVIDE PURPOSE?
    ASSIGNMENT: DRAFT A STSTEMENT OF PURPOSE FOR YOURSELF OR YOUR ORGANISATION, WHAT ARE YOUR OR ITS FIVE CORE CONCEPTS THAT PROVIDE PURPOSE?

  • SYSTEMS THINING ABOUT CAPITALISM
    SYSTEMS THINING ABOUT CAPITALISM
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    Published: 8 Feb 2018 Duration: 49:32
    ASSIGNMNET: ARE YOU AND YOUR ORGANISATION CONTINUALLY INCREASING YOUR FINANCIAL AND SOCIAL CAPITAL, HOW MIGHT THIS IMPROVE.
    ASSIGNMNET: ARE YOU AND YOUR ORGANISATION CONTINUALLY INCREASING YOUR FINANCIAL AND SOCIAL CAPITAL, HOW MIGHT THIS IMPROVE.

  • NETWORKS AS PROBLEM SOLVING SYSTEMS
    NETWORKS AS PROBLEM SOLVING SYSTEMS
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    Published: 3 Feb 2018 Duration: 49:26
    ASSIGNMENT: THINK OF A PROBLEM YOU HAVE BEEN INVOLVED IN RECENTLY IDENTIFY THE SOURCES USED TO COME UP WITH SOLUTIONS
    ASSIGNMENT: THINK OF A PROBLEM YOU HAVE BEEN INVOLVED IN RECENTLY IDENTIFY THE SOURCES USED TO COME UP WITH SOLUTIONS

  • SYSTEMS AS FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS
    SYSTEMS AS FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS
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    Published: 31 Jan 2018 Duration: 31:15
    ASSIGNMENT: DESCRIBE YOUR ORGANISATION, OR SELF, AS A FINANCIAL INSTRUMENT. WHAT ARE THE HISTORIC AND FUTURE CASHFLOWS INTO AND OUT OF THIS SYSTEM?
    ASSIGNMENT: DESCRIBE YOUR ORGANISATION, OR SELF, AS A FINANCIAL INSTRUMENT. WHAT ARE THE HISTORIC AND FUTURE CASHFLOWS INTO AND OUT OF THIS SYSTEM?

  • SYSTEMS THINKING ABOUT NEGOTIATION
    SYSTEMS THINKING ABOUT NEGOTIATION
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    Published: 20 Jan 2018 Duration: 25:01
    ASSIGNMENT: THINK OF A RECENT NEGOTIATION IN YOUR ORGANISATION OR IN YOUR OWN LIFE. WHAT WERE THE CONCEPTS IN TENSION, WAS IT CREATIVE, WAS THERE COOPERATION, COULD YOU GO BACK AND RE NEGOTIATE WITH THE SAME PEOPLE WITH NO RESIDUE BAD FEELI... Read more →
    ASSIGNMENT: THINK OF A RECENT NEGOTIATION IN YOUR ORGANISATION OR IN YOUR OWN LIFE. WHAT WERE THE CONCEPTS IN TENSION, WAS IT CREATIVE, WAS THERE COOPERATION, COULD YOU GO BACK AND RE NEGOTIATE WITH THE SAME PEOPLE WITH NO RESIDUE BAD FEELI... Read more →

  • SYSTEMS THINKING ABOUT SENSEMAKING
    SYSTEMS THINKING ABOUT SENSEMAKING
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    Published: 18 Jan 2018 Duration: 28:49
    ASSIGNMENT: HOW DOES YOUR ORGANISATION MAKE SENSE OF ITSELF AND THE WORLD, WHAT CRITERIA DOES IT ASSUME TO UNDERTAKE THAT INTERPRETATION.
    ASSIGNMENT: HOW DOES YOUR ORGANISATION MAKE SENSE OF ITSELF AND THE WORLD, WHAT CRITERIA DOES IT ASSUME TO UNDERTAKE THAT INTERPRETATION.

  • SYSTEMS THINKING ABOUT PROSPERITY
    SYSTEMS THINKING ABOUT PROSPERITY
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    Published: 16 Jan 2018 Duration: 31:37
    ASSIGNMENT: USE NIALL FERGUSONS SIX APPS TO MAKE SUGGESTIONS HOW YOUR ORGANISATION COULD BECOME MORE PROSPEROUS BY IMPROVING ITS PRODUCTS AND SERVICES.
    ASSIGNMENT: USE NIALL FERGUSONS SIX APPS TO MAKE SUGGESTIONS HOW YOUR ORGANISATION COULD BECOME MORE PROSPEROUS BY IMPROVING ITS PRODUCTS AND SERVICES.

  • SYSTEMS THINKING ABOUT FORECASTING
    SYSTEMS THINKING ABOUT FORECASTING
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    Published: 12 Jan 2018 Duration: 38:50
    ASSIGNMENT: FORECAST THE FUTURE DEMAND FOR SOMETHING CORE TO THE FUTURE SUCCESS OF YOUR ORGANISATION.
    ASSIGNMENT: FORECAST THE FUTURE DEMAND FOR SOMETHING CORE TO THE FUTURE SUCCESS OF YOUR ORGANISATION.

  • SYSTEMS THINKING ABOUT CONSEQUENCES
    SYSTEMS THINKING ABOUT CONSEQUENCES
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    Published: 7 Jan 2018 Duration: 24:16
    ASSIGNMENT:USE A RECENT EVENT THAT OCCURED TO YOUR ORGANISATION, AND ASK YOURSELF WHAT WHERE THE POSSITIVE AND NEGATIVE CONSEQUENCES OF THAT EVENT, PERHAPS GRAPH THEM, REFLECT OFF THE SET OF CONCEPTS OR ORGANISING PRINCIPLES YOU WERE US8NG ... Read more →
    ASSIGNMENT:USE A RECENT EVENT THAT OCCURED TO YOUR ORGANISATION, AND ASK YOURSELF WHAT WHERE THE POSSITIVE AND NEGATIVE CONSEQUENCES OF THAT EVENT, PERHAPS GRAPH THEM, REFLECT OFF THE SET OF CONCEPTS OR ORGANISING PRINCIPLES YOU WERE US8NG ... Read more →

  • SYSTEMS THINKING: LEADERSHIP
    SYSTEMS THINKING: LEADERSHIP
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    Published: 3 Jan 2018 Duration: 32:12
    ASSIGNMENT: HOW WOULD YOU GET YOUR IMMEDIATE GROUP To AGREE A SET OF CONCEPTS OR ORGANISING PRINCIPLES TO COORDINATE THEIR DECISION MAKING.
    ASSIGNMENT: HOW WOULD YOU GET YOUR IMMEDIATE GROUP To AGREE A SET OF CONCEPTS OR ORGANISING PRINCIPLES TO COORDINATE THEIR DECISION MAKING.

  • SYSTEMS THINKING ABOUT THE LINGUISTIC TURN
    SYSTEMS THINKING ABOUT THE LINGUISTIC TURN
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    Published: 18 Dec 2017 Duration: 32:42
    ASSIGNMENT: USE THE FOLLOWING WORDS TO THINK ABOUT YOUR ORGANISATION, JUSTICE, ANTIFRAGILE, FUTURE, USEFULNESS, AND AGILITY? WHAT WORD BEST DESCRIBES YOUR ORGANISATION. This podcast is powered by Pinecast.
    ASSIGNMENT: USE THE FOLLOWING WORDS TO THINK ABOUT YOUR ORGANISATION, JUSTICE, ANTIFRAGILE, FUTURE, USEFULNESS, AND AGILITY? WHAT WORD BEST DESCRIBES YOUR ORGANISATION. This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

  • SYSTEMS THING ABOUT PLANNING
    SYSTEMS THING ABOUT PLANNING
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    Published: 17 Dec 2017 Duration: 39:47
    ASSIGNMENT: WHAT IS YOUR ORGANISATIONS PLAN, CAN IT DEALTH WITH THE UNEXPECTED, CAN MOST STAFF EXPLAIN IT, DOES IT ALTER MUCH? This podcast is powered by Pinecast.
    ASSIGNMENT: WHAT IS YOUR ORGANISATIONS PLAN, CAN IT DEALTH WITH THE UNEXPECTED, CAN MOST STAFF EXPLAIN IT, DOES IT ALTER MUCH? This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

  • SYSTEMS THINKING ABOUT ENTREPRENEURS EDUCATION
    SYSTEMS THINKING ABOUT ENTREPRENEURS EDUCATION
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    Published: 13 Dec 2017 Duration: 32:44
    ASSIGNMENT: WHAT EDUCATION OR TRAINING WOULD BENEFIT THOSE THAT WORK WITH YOUR ORGANISATION, INCLUDING YOURSELF? This podcast is powered by Pinecast.
    ASSIGNMENT: WHAT EDUCATION OR TRAINING WOULD BENEFIT THOSE THAT WORK WITH YOUR ORGANISATION, INCLUDING YOURSELF? This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

  • SYSTEMS THINKING ABOUT IMITATION
    SYSTEMS THINKING ABOUT IMITATION
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    Published: 11 Dec 2017 Duration: 26:39
    ASSIGNMENT: WHO DO YOU OR COULD YOUR ORGANISATION IMITATE, YOUR ROLE MODEL, BENCHMARK OR HEROES? WHAT DO THEY DO THAT YOU COULD DO? This podcast is powered by Pinecast.
    ASSIGNMENT: WHO DO YOU OR COULD YOUR ORGANISATION IMITATE, YOUR ROLE MODEL, BENCHMARK OR HEROES? WHAT DO THEY DO THAT YOU COULD DO? This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

  • SYSTEMS THINKING ABOUT EVOLVING
    SYSTEMS THINKING ABOUT EVOLVING
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    Published: 11 Dec 2017 Duration: 09:52
    ASSIGNMENT: HOW HAS YOUR ORGANISATION OR PROJECT EVOLVED, WHAT HAS BEEN RECOMBINED, WHAT WERE THE SELECTORS. This podcast is powered by Pinecast.
    ASSIGNMENT: HOW HAS YOUR ORGANISATION OR PROJECT EVOLVED, WHAT HAS BEEN RECOMBINED, WHAT WERE THE SELECTORS. This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

  • SYSTEMS THINKING ABOUT IDEAS
    SYSTEMS THINKING ABOUT IDEAS
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    Published: 10 Dec 2017 Duration: 49:45
    ASSIGNMENT: WHAT ANNOYS YOU MOST ABOUT YOUR ORGANISATION, OR PROJECT? WHAT CAN BE DONE ABOUT IT? This podcast is powered by Pinecast.
    ASSIGNMENT: WHAT ANNOYS YOU MOST ABOUT YOUR ORGANISATION, OR PROJECT? WHAT CAN BE DONE ABOUT IT? This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

  • SYSTEMS THINKING: What is a system?
    SYSTEMS THINKING: What is a system?
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    Published: 10 Dec 2017 Duration: 09:52
    ASSIGNMENT: FOR YOUR ORGANISATION, problem or project, can you describe it as a system? WHAT ARE THE KEY INPUTS, elements, transformations, what is it like? This podcast is powered by Pinecast.
    ASSIGNMENT: FOR YOUR ORGANISATION, problem or project, can you describe it as a system? WHAT ARE THE KEY INPUTS, elements, transformations, what is it like? This podcast is powered by Pinecast.