Nothing is Intractable

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What is HSD? Field of study that explores how humans live, work, and pay together in families, organizations, and communities.
Practice of HSD Exploration of patterns of human inquiry, decision making, and action as they deal with their most intractable challenges and issues.
Take Action Use HSD to explain your challenges in ways that lead you to informed, productive action so that nothing is intractable.

Upcoming Events

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IOA 12th Annual ConferenceMinneapolis Marriott City Center

April 24 – 26
The International Ombudsman Association is hosting their 12th annual conference. This year's theme is designed to help attendees increase awareness, knowledge and skills in order to become more effective catalysts for change within their organizations.

Sherwood B. Winslow, MD Distinguished LectureshipWestern Michigan University

April 25 – 26
Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine is a collaboration involving Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo's two teaching hospitals, Borgess Health and Bronson Healthcare.

Adaptive Action Conflict Lab: Dialogue Across DifferenceCarondelet Center | Minneapolis, MN

April 27
This course is essential for organizational and community leaders working through conflict situations where difference is pulling individuals and teams apart.

Featured Resources

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This extract from Eoyang's dissertation gives the foundation for the CDE Model of Conditions for Self-Organizing in Human Systems.
The CDE Model explains the three system conditions that influence the speed, path, and direction of self-organizing systems. The conditions shape the patterns that make up the reality of your world.