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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HSD Adaptive Action Coaching LabOnline

November 1
Human ​Systems ​Dynamics ​Institute ​is ​offering ​coaching ​training ​rooted ​in ​complexity ​and ​social ​sciences. ​Adaptive ​Action ​Coaching ​provides ​new ​and ​different ​ways ​for ​you ​and ​your ​clients ​to ​see ​issues ​and ​create ​change . . .

HSD Adaptive Action Conflict Lab: Dialogue Across DifferenceOnline

November 1
This lab provides an introduction to the work of Human System Dynamics (HSD) as it applies to cases of organizational conflict.

Live Virtual WorkshopsOnline

Glenda Eoyang, founder of the field of HSD, hosts free, online webinars every month. Covering topics from health care to education reform to world peace, she draws on current events, global opportunities and concerns, and local actions. You will be invited to stand in inquiry about some of today’s most salient and intractable questions.

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.