Daily Archives: June 23, 2011

Readings on self-organizing work groups in organizations

Here are a few books, articles, and blogs—those that have supported me and other self-org group members as we seek to understand our own experiences as self-organizing groups. I only update the list three or four times a year at … Continue reading

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Autopoiesis, Structural Coupling and Cognition: A history of these and other notions in the Biology of Cognition

by Humberto Maturana. My intent in this essay is to reflect on the history of some biological notions such as autopoiesis, structural coupling, and cognition, that I have developed since the early 1960s as a result of my work on … Continue reading

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