By Constantin Malik
Wars, revolutions, and fiscal mess ups don't have to occur. there are methods to remodel governmental guidelines so that it will steer clear of such catastrophes. what's needed—argues administration professional Constantin Malik—is to expect swap and to arrange for it. With this hugely instructive and provocative booklet, Malik brings administration conception to executive, suggesting a sequence of latest equipment and tools for profitable governance, methods in line with the most recent learn within the fields of crowd psychology and administration cybernetics.
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Today we are taught to believe that what we see around us is the product of human will and reason. It is common doctrine that the achievements of civilization be it arts, the economy, our legal system or political institutions have been designed deliberately by man for man. In our current view there is still only very little room for accident and coincidence or for the concept of the evolution of social systems. The origins of this notion which, following Friedrich von Hayek, I shall call constructivistic rationalism65, can be traced to the great French thinker René Descartes.
Thereby variety, which should and could have been absorbed on System-1 level, spreads to the metasystem, which does not have requisite variety to deal with it. Countries such as Switzerland, the United States or Canada with an explicit and distinctive federal organization are better off, but even in these states the federal government assumes responsibility for more and more things which should actually remain with the member states. The Principle of Viability A lot has been said already about viability.
4. A random design of the structure of a system is not possible anymore due to the criteria given by the Viable System Model. The criteria can therefore be objectively discussed for the first time. This makes the Viable System Model a valuable tool for the diagnosis and the design of a system. The Principle of Autonomy A System 1 as a viable system is to be given the greatest possible autonomy and independence by the meta-system together with which it constitutes the Viable System of the next level of recursion.
Ahead of change : how crowd psychology and cybernetics transform the way we govern by Constantin Malik