Category Archives: Transition management

The Complexity of Transitions

Models that belong to the realm of complexity studies turn very insightful when addressing societal and technological transitions. The very idea of transition finds direct counterparts in a number of phenomena in natural sciences, the most notable one being phase … Continue reading

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Social-ecological Resilience and Socio-technical Transitions

Technology contributes both positively and negatively to the resilience of ‘social-ecological systems’, but is not considered in depth in that literature. A technology-focused literature on socio-technical transitions shares some of the complex adaptive systems sensibilities of social-ecological systems research. It … Continue reading

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