Harrison Owen: YouTube (14:20) Dancing with Shiva — Chaos as the Opening Door for Collective Engagement

Phi Beta Iota: Harrison Owen, inventor of Open Space Technology, is one of our most prized mentors. His core point above is that all systems are open and self-organizing — control is a pretense. See Also: Harrison Owen @ Phi Beta Iota

Harrison Owen: August Morning Reflection & Invitation…

This [ten-page] paper started as a note to myself as I sought to explore the disparity between my home here in Maine, the forest, lake, and loons…and the rushing maelstrom of the world about me that showed up in the instant on my computer screen. Call it anxiety adjustment, therapy, or just an attempt to …

Harrison Owen: Public Administration in the 21st Century II

Good show to In the Dark of the Night with the “Three Story lines” I find myself in substantial agreement with all that is said about the downsides. However I might put an additional twist on #1 – Changing Consciousness. It certainly can have the air of fantasy, especially when played in the mode of …

Harrison Owen: Public Administration in the 21st Century

Asked to comment on the preliminary abstract for a new article, below the line at Search: public administration in 21 century, Harrison responded as follows. I like your story line, if only because you reach a conclusion that closely parallels one of my own. Coming off a very different base, I found myself convinced that …