Gardens of social health

August 14, 2016

This is our small plot at the Whiteaker Community Garden. We gardened there until a few years ago. Urban farms and neighborhood gardens are priceless and the benefits … More

Transforming human resources to human relations

August 7, 2016

Human resources are supplies that can be drawn upon by a person or organization in order to function productively. The definition is fine, but, the reality? Not so … More

When I grow up…..

August 3, 2016

Growing up our childhood imaginations run wild. What shall we do as adults? As children we can be dancers, fireman, teachers, biologists, farmers, bicycle builders, carpenters……. Why is … More

Social migration at work

July 26, 2016

Bureaucracies are social control hierarchies. This is drawn as an organization chart, the iconic network image of many companies and government organizations.  Invented during the industrial economic era, the … More

Feeling “BOXED” in?

April 18, 2016

Productivity is rooted in social health

April 14, 2016

Productivity is a measure of how effective a person or group is in producing something of value. We can measure a person’s productivity, a group’s productivity or the … More

A system: More than the sum of its parts

April 7, 2016

Systems are networks of relations that create something greater (as the old adage suggests) than the sum of their parts. A bicycle is a system we use to … More

What is social collaboration?

April 1, 2016

Social collaboration is a popular notion. It’s used by so many to refer to how they work with others. But what is it? Why are we attracted to … More