Tag: Complexity

Planning for the fascinating social complexity of Chinese cities, and what it can teach the west

The self-governance achieved in the urban villages of Shenzhen, China stands in stark contrast to a local government planning process in the Toowoomba Region, Australia.

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Are natural systems an appropriate reference point for complexity discussions in KM?

Do natural systems reach equilibrium, and are they self-sustaining?

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Case Study: An agile approach to program management

Hawkesbury-Nepean River Recovery Program Steering Committee visit to Penrith Weir by Bruce Boyes

The Hawkesbury-Nepean River Recovery Program offers insights into how agile approaches can be used in program management (which is a different discipline to project management).

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Case Study: How to overcome resistance and denial when engaging stakeholders

To achieve the successful implementation of the Sustainable Management of the Helidon Hills Project, I needed to quickly overcome stakeholder resistance and denial. How was this done?

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