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    IPK_CompanyProfile 2016_CoverWe are happy to share with you our new company profile, which characterises who we are, our reasons to be, our approach to change and transformation and what we can offer to you.

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  • Back online!

    We are back online! Finally! Yes, our website got badly hacked and abused, so we had to take it offline for security reasons. And it has been a not-so-fun experience to get everything cleaned out what criminal energies implanted and re-establish our own site. Thanks for bearing with us! We learned our part and will be more cautious in the future…

Communication Nation: The connected company

An interesting article, well worth reading! If we understand a company (or any other institution/organisation or even a project for that matter!) not as a machine, but an organic “being” (system) such as a city, what can we learn from that? Read yourself: Communication Nation: The connected company.

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Two Types of Events

Time and again we get workshop and conference agendas, which are not much more but a line-up of presentations and lectures. We then try to demonstrate (and convince people) that there is another way of designing these events. What we keep hearing is that (and I quote from an e-mail of a senior manager of […]

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Obsessive Measurement Disorder

Adrian Gnägi from the Swiss Development Cooperation (SDC) has written an interesting blog article on “What is wrong with Managing for Development Results?”, reflecting an essay of Andrew Natsios, former head of USAID. The article deals with “«Obsessive Measurement Disorder» (OMD), … an intellectual dysfunction rooted in the notion that counting everything in government programs […]

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The Decline Effect and the Scientific Method: newyorker.com

I have come across this interesting article in “The New Yorker” on what science – and thus we – can really know, how we perceive and deal with reality: The Decline Effect and the Scientific Method: newyorker.com. Some of it may not really be surprising if you look at it from a complexity perspective – […]

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“Where Good Ideas Come From” by Steven Johnson

Interesting ideas – and large-group events (such as OpenSpaceTechnology) could and do contribute to create instances of such “liquid networks” that have an impact in the moment but also beyond.

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How new are new methods of knowledge sharing?

Listen to an interview that the International Training Centre of the ILO (ITC-ILO) did with Marc Steinlin from I-P-K on how seemingly “modern” knowledge sharing methods actually rely on ancient wisdoms as practiced by indigenous peoples all over the world. The interview explores the question whether these methods are really so progressive or whether they […]

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I-P-K Facilitates its First Bi-Lingual Policy Formulation Workshop in Maputo on Women Entrepreneurship in Southern Africa

On 3 and 4 November we had the opportunity to facilitate our first workshop in Maputo, Mozambique, for the ILO’s Women’s Entrepreneurship Development and Gender Equality in Southern Africa (WEDGE-SA) programme. The workshop was designed to enable the roughly 70 participants from the four programme countries (Mozambique, South Africa, Lesotho and Malawi) to elaborate the […]

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Are Conferences Just Another Form of Large-Group Interventions?

Thinking of it, it seems strange: the probably by far most common large-group intervention in fact is none; at least it remains largely unaffected by all the more recent and progressive insights and understanding on how to work with large groups. The impact is quite drastic: while we know how powerful and effective in particular […]

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New Company Profile

What exactly do we do at IngeniousPeoplesKnowledge? What services can we provide, what are our strengths and specialisations? On which assumptions, concepts and methods do we build our work and trainings? And: who is behind I-P-K? Answers to these questions in a nutshell. Fresh from the (Word)Press… Download Our Company Profile 2010

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Design and Facilitation of the Scholarly Communication in Africa Programme Inception Workshop

From 18-20 October I-P-K facilitated the Inception Workshop for the Scholarly Communication in Africa Programme at the University of Cape Town’s Centre for Educational Technology (CET). SCAP is a project of the centre for educational technology and the Research Office at the University of Cape Town. About 12 scholars from the four participating universities (Cape […]

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