Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.
Knowledge brokerage skills
for complex phenomena
Eeva Hellström, INGSA conference, Tokyo 7.11.2018
FOR EVERY COMPLEX PROBLEM
THERE IS AN ANSWER THAT IS
CLEAR, SIMPLE, AND WRONG
H.L. Mencken
How to create
societal impact
f...
Nature of the problem: Complexity cube
Complexity
of interdependencies
Uncertainty
of risks, consequences and
changing set...
Perception of knowledge and expertise
Dialogue
Science
Deliberation
Co-
creation
Artificial
intelligence
Framing
Data-
ana...
When and where are decisions made?
Problem
definition
Agenda setting
Policy
development
Policy
implementation
Policy
evalu...
WICKED: Facilitate continuous joint inter-
pretation and sense-making of divergent
evidences for emergent phenomena
MESSY:...
facilitating continuous joint interpretation and sense-
making of divergent evidences for emergent phenomena
Skills for kn...
sitra.fi | seuraavaerä.fi
@sitrafund
Knowledge brokerage skills for complex phenomena
Knowledge brokerage skills for complex phenomena
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Knowledge brokerage skills for complex phenomena

265 views

Published on

Eeva Hellström's speech at INGSA conference, Tokyo 7.11.2018.

Published in: Government & Nonprofit
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Knowledge brokerage skills for complex phenomena

  1. 1. Knowledge brokerage skills for complex phenomena Eeva Hellström, INGSA conference, Tokyo 7.11.2018
  2. 2. FOR EVERY COMPLEX PROBLEM THERE IS AN ANSWER THAT IS CLEAR, SIMPLE, AND WRONG H.L. Mencken How to create societal impact for science? What kind of knowledge use does good policy- making require?
  3. 3. Nature of the problem: Complexity cube Complexity of interdependencies Uncertainty of risks, consequences and changing settings Divergence of views, values and strategic intents Tame Messy Wicked Source: Raisio, Jalonen, Uusikylä 2018. Forthcoming Sitra report.
  4. 4. Perception of knowledge and expertise Dialogue Science Deliberation Co- creation Artificial intelligence Framing Data- analytics Foresight Tacit knowledge Experimentation
  5. 5. When and where are decisions made? Problem definition Agenda setting Policy development Policy implementation Policy evaluation Evidence demand Evidence supply Continuous joint sense- making of emergent phenomena
  6. 6. WICKED: Facilitate continuous joint inter- pretation and sense-making of divergent evidences for emergent phenomena MESSY: Bridge different evidences, and producers and users of evidence TAME: Supply evidence Skills for knowledge brokerage in a complex world Approaches to knowledge brokerage FACILITATE BRIDGE SUPPLY 1 Know what you are dealing with, and select the approach to knowledge brokerage accordingly: Model modified from: Turnhout, Stuiver, Klostermann, Harms and Leeuwis, 2013. Approaches to knowledge brokerage
  7. 7. facilitating continuous joint interpretation and sense- making of divergent evidences for emergent phenomena Skills for knowledge brokerage in a complex world Approaches to knowledge brokerage FACILITATE (Wicked) BRIDGE (Messy) SUPPLY (Tame) 2 When dealing with complex (wicked) phenomana, build on existing competencies, but focus particularly on skills for: Model modified from: Turnhout, Stuiver, Klostermann, Harms and Leeuwis, 2013. Approaches to knowledge brokerage – understanding true complexity (vs. complicated) – managing diversity of knowledge and expertise – facing and dealing with the uncertainty related to emergent phenomena – designing and facilitating joint sense-making and interpretation processes (e.g. dialogue) – understanding and embracing the opportunities of advanced data analytics and AI
  8. 8. sitra.fi | seuraavaerä.fi @sitrafund

×