This series presents case studies in complexity from the previous work of RealKM Magazine editor and lead writer Bruce Boyes. This includes both case studies in which he had an active role, and some where he was an observer. The series also includes both successes and failures. The case studies all follow a common summary-style format to facilitate easy reference and navigation.
Case studies from other authors are also invited – if you would like to put forward a contribution for consideration please feel free to contact us.
It is recommended that you read part 1 of the series prior to reading any of the other parts.
The case studies published to date are:
- Case studies in complexity (part 2): Ipswich Heritage Program – The wide diversity of perspectives represented on the Ipswich Heritage Advisory Committee reflected the diversity present in society, facilitating the co-creation of innovative solutions.
- Case studies in complexity (part 3): Jagera, Yuggera and Ugarapul people – History matters in complex systems, so it’s important to understand the dynamics of change and promote collective learning.
- Case studies in complexity (part 4): Mothers Opposing Pollution (MOP) – An example of an “unknown unknown”, which is something we don’t know that we don’t know. But there are unknown unknowns that can and should be known.
- Case studies in complexity (part 5): Queensland land clearing campaign – Conservation activist views of the 2000-2004 Queensland land clearing campaign demonstrate outcome bias and hindsight bias.