Ahead of Change: How Crowd Psychology and Cybernetics by Constantin Malik

By Constantin Malik

Wars, revolutions, and fiscal failures shouldn't have to take place. there are methods to rework governmental regulations with a purpose to steer clear of such catastrophes. what's needed—argues administration professional Constantin Malik—is to count on swap and to organize for it. With this hugely instructive and provocative e-book, Malik brings administration idea to govt, suggesting a chain of latest tools and tools for winning governance, methods in accordance with the most recent learn within the fields of crowd psychology and administration cybernetics.

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Because of the recursiveness of the structure it is possible to have, on each level of recursion, the same mind set, methods, techniques, programs and structural principles for the detailed specifics of the system. This leads to an improvement of the possible variety design and, hence, to notable rationalizations. 4. A random design of the structure of a system is not possible anymore due to the criteria given by the Viable System Model. The criteria can therefore be objectively discussed for the first time.

This does not simply mean that they are hierarchically higher. First and foremost they are logically higher. 49 System 1 is concerned with the question of what is necessary to operate successfully. System 2 coordinates the various efforts of the several Systems 1 but it is still on the same level. Systems 3, 4 and 5, however, are concerned with the cohesion of the whole Viable System and, therefore, need to address issues which are altogether different from those addressed by Systems 1 and 2. The meta-system consisting of the Systems 3, 4 and 5 »… is a collection of subsystems that exists to look after the collection of operational elements, so that they cohere in that totality which we called a viable system.

Mind is as much the product of the social environment in which it has grown up and which it has not made as something that has in turn acted upon and altered these institutions. It is the result of man having developed in society and having acquired those habits and practices that increased the chances of persistence of the group in which he lived. «71 Crowd Psychology and Socionomics 57 Second, there is no mind that could ever know all the facts that are necessary to design a system as complex as our society.

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