The Adaptive Cycle In Social Systems

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  • The Adaptive Cycle In Social Systems

    1. 1. AdaptiveCycle In SocialSystems BasDeBaar.com
    2. 2. How groups adapt using identity Bill Wine Aficionado George Some groups our more resilient then others.Some groups become large and dominant, while others stay small. For a while. We associate ourselves with groups. Our collection of associations is our identity. Our decisions about our identity make or break groups. Let me explain...
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    4. 4. Social cues Ring Husband Wooden Dutch shoes? Project Managers Gantt chart
    5. 5. Outward: How others see you Blogger Husband (the cues you project) Dutch Identity Project Inward: ManagersHow you see yourself (reflection)
    6. 6. Husband Blogger Dutch Not allassociations are equal Project Managers Some more valued. Some more emphasized.
    7. 7. Finding associations Wine Beer Aficionado AficionadoBecause the group is Because of selfdominant (exposure). reflection (discovery).
    8. 8. Shared association Bill Wine Aficionado GeorgeA shared group association can create a bond.Common interests, language and understanding.
    9. 9. Social cues as attractor RedBill Wine Aficionado nose George A cue (red nose) can function as an attractor for people (George) looking for like minded individuals.
    10. 10. Homogeneity Bill Wine Aficionado Jane Beer Aficionado George In a homogeneous group a shared association is dominant.A homogeneous group has increased understanding and bonding.
    11. 11. Diversity CheeseAficionado Bill Wine Aficionado Jane Beer Aficionado Amateur Chef George In a diverse group individual association can be expressed dominantly. A diverse group has increased problem solving skills.
    12. 12. Homogeneity - Diversity Balance Cheese Aficionado Bill Wine Aficionado Jane Beer Aficionado Good balance, excellent resilience. Too much diversity results communication barriers and lack of bonding.Too much homogeneity results in groupthink and bullying of out-group members.
    13. 13. Disturbing this balance CheeseAficionado Bill Wine Aficionado Jane Beer Aficionado Homogeneity - diversity balance is unstable over time. Change in environment puts stress on people. For comfort some tighten shared association. From frustration some tighten their diverse associations.
    14. 14. Compliancy - Deviancy Bill Wine Aficionado Jane Beer Aficionado With compliancy people stick With deviancy people leavewithin the social group because it’s the group as reaction to themore convenient, or because they group. They can’t stand it have to. anymore. What they share is a negative sentiment.
    15. 15. Shift towards breakdown Homogeneity - Compliancy - Diversity Deviancy Associations because Associationspeople feel they have a experienced as choice. “forced”. People feel they have no other choice.
    16. 16. Compliant groups Bill Wine Aficionado GeorgeChanging environment and lack of diversity cause collapse.
    17. 17. Deviant groups BlueBill Beer Aficionado nose George New deviant groups serve as seeds for new associations. With collapse of larger compliant groups they get spotlight and become an attractor.
    18. 18. Shift in attitude Compliancy - Homogeneity - Deviancy DiversityEmerge from negative Emerge from positive sentiments. emotions. Time will shift sentiments from negative to positive. This shift will enable a new homogeneity - diversity balance.
    19. 19. Adaptive cylce Positive sentiments Negative sentiments CheeseHomogeneous Aficionado groups Wine Aficionado Compliant groups Open and Wine Aficionado Beer Closed and collapsing balanced Aficionado Diverse groups Wine Beer Beer Deviant groups Aficionado Aficionado Open and Aficionado Closed, small, multiple attracting
    20. 20. How groups adapt using identity Bill Wine Aficionado George Some groups our more resilient then others.Some groups become large and dominant, while others stay small. For a while. We associate ourselves with groups. Our collection of associations is our identity. Our decisions about our identity make or break groups. This is largely dependent on our current sentiments.
    21. 21. Thanks to dr Ali Anani for our extensive discussions. Thanks to Resilience Alliance forproviding the adaptive cycle concept on their website. BasDeBaar.com

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