Tag Archives: politics

Systems Are More Than The Sum Of Their Parts

Yesterday I was reacting to the way a health agency minimized a terrible problem by presenting data in a misleading way, and I framed it as predictable behavior by a bureaucratic system.  While I may find the charts fascinating, this is a terrible way of introducing people to the healthcare challenges of people living in…
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8. There is no shortage of anything in Canada – except the will and ability to deliver plenitude where there is scarcity.

Shockingly, we have to report that there is enough of everything.  This will shake the foundations of economic theory and political partisanship, but reality deserves some part in our world view, don’t you think? Our clients need people, money, and things.  That’s the sum total of their organizational resource requirements.  While it is true that…
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By creeps and clowns – Toronto going forward

I delude myself about our ability to deliberate, decide, plan, and act.  This sequence of steps sounds so logical, it’s absurd to do otherwise. Yet we often talk the talk, without walking it. Maybe the military has the rigor to pull this off, maybe sports teams, and occasionally corporations follow their intentions through to execution, but…
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