Category Archives: Collective intelligence

Collective Intelligence and Collective Leadership: Twin Paths to Beyond Chaos

By looking at collective intelligence through four distinct lenses, this paper draws on recent research in organizational design, evolutionary economics, cognitive sciences, knowledge ecology and political economy to built a twin path forward: collective intelligence and collective leadership. It lays … Continue reading

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Self-organization in Communicating Groups – the emergence of coordination, shared references and collective intelligence

In the last few decades a new scientific paradigm has been slowly emerging: complexity. This paradigm departs from the reductionism, determinism and materialism of classical, Newtonian science by focusing on the non-linear interactions between the components of a complex system. … Continue reading

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Collective Creativity – Where we are and where we might go

Creativity is individual, and it is social. The social aspects of creativity have become of increasing interest as systems have emerged that mobilize large numbers of people to engage in creative tasks. We examine research related to collective intelligence and … Continue reading

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Communities generating Learning as a side effect

This learning territory is based on the assumption that any time an individual participates in a (virtual) community activity, whether this activity has a direct educational scope or not, some kind of learning is taking place, both as far as … Continue reading

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