Models, Practices, Tools & Applications for Work in Complex Environments

Plexus has a track record of successfully designing, developing, piloting and launching new models, practices, applications, tools and programs that build on expertise in applying principles of complexity to everyday work environments. The understanding and influence of Complexity Thinking continues to evolve globally through Network members and Partners.

Adaptive Positive Deviance

Adaptive Positive Deviance is a model for social change that enables communities and organizations to explore, discover and then integrate the “unlikely solutions and wisdom” that are already producing positive outcomes.


Organization Awarefulness is a new practice for  accelerating the exchange of knowledge, ideas, and experiences for improved performance and efficiency in complex projects and environments.

Liberating Structures

Liberating Structures are easy-to-learn, adaptable methods for engagement. These powerful “mini-processes” quickly engage groups of people of any size to radically change how they interact, address issues, solve problems, develop opportunities. and work together.