CATALYZING CONVERSATIONS ENGAGE WITH COMPLEXITY
Today’s organizational landscape is marked by radically shifting dynamics, an increasing degree of uncertainty, and at best an obscure view of the future. At Plexus Institute engaging with complexity often begins with inquiry about how complexity “shows up” and influences human, organizational and social systems. Our current and archived conversations, content and activities link “real life” experiences to the understanding, advancement and diffusion of ideas and practices rooted in the principles of complexity. The diversity of thinking across the professional, scientific and academic fields distinguishes how we help individuals, organizations and clients apply principles of complexity thinking to their daily experiences.
Listen to Archived Podcasts
Beginning in 2006, Plexus recorded hundreds of PlexusCalls, followed by the Nursing & Complexity Learning Network Podcast (2012 – 2013) and the Healthcare Podcast (2014 – 2016).
PlexusCalls Podcast: Selections from the Archives
PlexusCalls Selections from the Archives
PlexusCalls: Nursing Science Archives
PlexusCalls Nursing Science Conversations
A hallmark of Plexus Institute for nearly 20 years has been the sharing of conversations focused on applied principles of complexity across the professional, scientific and academic fields. From unscripted conversations with leading thinkers, researchers, and practitioners working to influence and lead change in the most complex and challenging situations to formal interviews and topic driven series, each conversation is a brief insight into importance of complexity thinking.
Listen to Current Podcasts
The Plexus tradition continues with three podcast series that focus on complexity thinking in today’s social, organizational, institutional, technical and economic ecosystems.
DISCUSSIONS, WEBINARS & STORIES
Engaging complexity at Plexus Institute emerges from the informal and formal network conversations, collaborations and member driven activities that explore and apply complexity thinking to challenges and opportunities in complex organizational systems. The diversity of thinking across the professional, scientific and academic fields distinguishes how we help individuals, organizations and clients apply principles of complexity thinking to their daily experiences.
NURSING SCIENCE & COMPLEXITY SERIES
The World Health Organization designated 2020 the Year of the Nurse and Midwife, in honor of the 200th birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale. Throughout the year, Plexus will be hosting a series of online discussions about complexity and the future of nursing science and practice.
The Nursing Science & Complexity Series features conversations with nursing professionals, leading practitioners and researchers who are exploring how complexity is influencing the understanding, diversity and impact of nursing science.
A series of original episodes were recorded in 2012-2013 and available in the PlexusCalls Nursing Network Archived Podcast.
Sharing stories about how organizational leaders and complexity thinkers engage in and demonstrate practical applications of complexity in their work can help others across any field address complexity in their own systems. Plexus Institute continues to publish a wide range of content, from short posts to more in-dept papers, which offer new opportunities for engaging with how the principles of complexity and complex adaptive (human) systems influence the environments in which we live and work. Recently published Catalyzing Stories present the author’s diverse experiences and reflections of how the implications of complexity changed outcomes in their work and thinking.