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2016-05-10 - #050

Processes to Sustain Flourishing in Our Enterprises


The presenter this, for our 50th monthly meeting, will be one of the groups co-founders Peter Jones will be speaking on about the methods and processes that could sustain the possibility for flourishing for all for ever within our organizations.

The agenda and F2F/virtual logistics for this meeting are posted to our LinkedIn forum here.  Anyone who joins the LinkedIn forum is considered a member of this group and is welcome to join at the meeting.

To introduce this meeting our co-founder Antony Upward stated:

This month we have as a speaker Peter Jones (@Redesign) a respected practitioner and academic author, researcher and systemic design practitioner.  Peter is based at the OCAD University's Strategic Innovation Lab, the academic host of this group.  Peter is also part of this groups Flourishing Business Innovation Toolkit project's core team.  Learn more about Peter's work via Design Dialogues and the 5th Relating Systems Thinking and Design Symposium to be held in Toronto this fall #RSD5.

To introduce his talk Peter said:

"My topic is the methods and processes for designing the conditions for flourishing in, for and across social systems. The developmental goal of the Strongly Sustainable Business Model Group and the Flourishing Enterprise Canvas has been to motivate business leaders and to shift their values toward business models that generate net positive ecological and social outcomes. However, we have not yet envisioned, clearly or well enough, the design methods and consultative approaches that might sustain flourishing within an organization – or an institution or city for that matter – committed to such a transition. I will share the evolution of the FBC with the Flourishing Societies model and canvas, some lessons learned from nearly a year of workshops, and the design and consultative modes we might develop and weave into our practices to sustain these models over the long run."

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The slides presented plus a link to the unedited recording of this meeting are available available via our drop box.  Please contact Prof. Nabil Harfoush for access.

The Link to the recording is also posted to the Linkedin Post about this meeting, along with discussion about the meeting by our members.

Attendance list - will be updated:



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