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Evaluating Epidemic Intervention Strategies with Systems Thinking: A Case Study of Dengue in Mexico

In developing national epidemiological control strategies, understanding the environment in which an epidemic develops, the complex interrelationships of the relevant variables and their resulting behavior requires responsible health decision makers to develop comprehensive, effective policies. Systemic decision models can help managers understand the impact of alternative strategies for addressing disasters such as national epidemics. This […]

Las Organizaciones Inteligentes en la Toma de Decisiones en Salud: El Caso del Dengue

Las Organizaciones Inteligentes (OI) son un instrumento de gran ayuda para organizar y conducir acciones de vigilancia, prevención y control. Son tecnología de punta en la administración; permiten generar esquemas del comportamiento de estructuras y políticas de organizaciones, describen sistématicamente problemas e integran modelos computarizados. Con esto se desarrollan pensamientos sistémicos; producen una visión compartida; […]

Masters Certification Program — Systems Mapping

Masters — Systems Mapping At the end of this session, you will be able to describe and work with an integrated, agreements-field perspective on systems mapping. Prior Preparation Before we come together, I ask that you prepare the following materials to maximize (1) your readiness to engage and share your story, and (2) to build on the stories of […]

Managing from Clarity: Identifying, Aligning, and Leveraging Strategic Resources (free online course)

Managing from Clarity (10 sessions) This course develops your capacity to identify, align, and leverage strategic resources. This course is a companion to the book Managing from Clarity.  Parts of this course are conceptual and parts are quite technical.  Through this course, you will learn how to (1) map an organization’s strategy systemically, (2) identify strategic […]

FAQ

What is the Institute for Strategic Clarity’s vision? World-wide, tens of thousands of groups, in business, government, civil society, and communities are in the process of experimenting with and reinventing their fundamental agreements and discovering they can generate higher levels of sustainable outcomes and harmonic co-existence. They are demonstrating new ways of relating — in […]

Publications

The Institute’s research on ecosynomics and harmonic vibrancy explores the basic agreements that guide human interaction, the systemic-strategic frameworks that support those agreements, and how they are enacted in large-scale social change. Basic Agreements Ritchie-Dunham, James, and Michael Puleo. 2012.  The Costs of Scarcity and the Benefits of Abundance, White Paper, Amherst, MA: Institute for Strategic […]

History of ISC

A Brief History The work of the Institute for Strategic Clarity (ISC) began in 1993 in Mexico City, where ISC founder, Jim Ritchie-Dunham, formed a team to explore the social dynamics of complex organizations through system dynamics simulation, as described in the 1999 System Dynamics Review paper on dengue in Mexico.   This work evolved […]

Audio of “Thinking Strategically with Clarity”

Thinking Strategically with Clarity The following audio files, in MP4 format, introduce a systemic framework for strategy. [wpcol_1half id=”” class=”” style=””][mp3-jplayer tracks=”Overview of the next hour@http://www.archive.org/download/ThinkingStrategicallyWithClarity/102OverviewOfTheNextHour.m4a, CRISP Criteria@http://www.archive.org/download/ThinkingStrategicallyWithClarity/103CrispCriteria.m4a, Reflecting on your CRISP Criteria@http://www.archive.org/download/ThinkingStrategicallyWithClarity/104ReflectingOnYourCrispCriteria.m4a, A Framework for CRISP thinking@http://www.archive.org/download/ThinkingStrategicallyWithClarity/105AFrameworkForCrispThinking.m4a, Where organizations have most problems@http://www.archive.org/download/ThinkingStrategicallyWithClarity/106WhereOrgsHaveMostProblems.m4a, GRASP Exercises@http://www.archive.org/download/ThinkingStrategicallyWithClarity/107GraspExercises.m4a, Summary of Session 1@http://www.archive.org/download/ThinkingStrategicallyWithClarity/108SummaryOfSession1.m4a”][/wpcol_1half] [wpcol_1half_end id=”” class=”” style=””][mp3-jplayer tracks=”Introduction@http://www.archive.org/download/ThinkingStrategicallyWithClarity/201IntroductionToSession2.m4a, The […]

Audios

Thinking Strategically with Clarity The following audio files, in MP4 format, introduce a systemic framework for strategy. [wpcol_1half id=”” class=”” style=””][mp3-jplayer tracks=”Overview of the next hour@http://www.archive.org/download/ThinkingStrategicallyWithClarity/102OverviewOfTheNextHour.m4a, CRISP Criteria@http://www.archive.org/download/ThinkingStrategicallyWithClarity/103CrispCriteria.m4a, Reflecting on your CRISP Criteria@http://www.archive.org/download/ThinkingStrategicallyWithClarity/104ReflectingOnYourCrispCriteria.m4a, A Framework for CRISP thinking@http://www.archive.org/download/ThinkingStrategicallyWithClarity/105AFrameworkForCrispThinking.m4a, Where organizations have most problems@http://www.archive.org/download/ThinkingStrategicallyWithClarity/106WhereOrgsHaveMostProblems.m4a, GRASP Exercises@http://www.archive.org/download/ThinkingStrategicallyWithClarity/107GraspExercises.m4a, Summary of Session 1@http://www.archive.org/download/ThinkingStrategicallyWithClarity/108SummaryOfSession1.m4a”][/wpcol_1half] [wpcol_1half_end id=”” class=”” style=””][mp3-jplayer tracks=”Introduction@http://www.archive.org/download/ThinkingStrategicallyWithClarity/201IntroductionToSession2.m4a, The […]