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Convening Transformation Systems to Achieve System Transformation

Waddock, Sandra, Waddell, Steve, Jones, Peter and Kendrick, Ian (2022) Convening Transformation Systems to Achieve System Transformation. Journal of Awareness-Based Systems Change, 2 (1). pp. 77-100. ISSN 2767-6013

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Convening Transformation Systems to Achieve System Transformation Sandra Waddock https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1089-7686 Steve Waddell https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2776-4759 Peter H. Jones https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4218-9334 Ian Kendrick

Transformation (T-) systems are innovative collections of initiatives and efforts geared to bringing about a flourishing socio-ecological system in a given context. They comprise of the totality of initiatives, people and organizations who are collectively seeking to transform a particular issue or geography in a common direction, when they attempt to align their efforts for greater effectiveness, as a result of that growing identity and self-awareness. This article explores the concept of transformation (T-) systems, and how they can become impactful organizing frames for change agents. Another innovative type of entity, the Transformation Catalyst (TC), works to connect, cohere, and amplify the work of actors and initiatives, who generally work independently, into coherent T-systems. We use evolving work in the sustainable seafood arena to illustrate these ideas.
05 31 2022 77 100 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0 10.47061/jabsc.v2i1.2023 https://jabsc.org/index.php/jabsc/article/view/2023 https://jabsc.org/index.php/jabsc/article/download/2023/2871 https://jabsc.org/index.php/jabsc/article/download/2023/2871

Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Design
Date Deposited: 14 Jun 2022 20:43
Last Modified: 14 Jun 2022 20:45
URI: https://openresearch.ocadu.ca/id/eprint/3857

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