STIA- Experiential Practice LO2998

Sat, 30 Sep 1995 01:10:34 +0000

Here are my notes/thoughts from the 1995 Systems Thinking in Action
Conference, "Building Organizational Learning Infrastructures," Sep.
18-20, 1995, Boston.

N01 - Experiential Practice Fields for Learning Systems Thinking
Linda Booth, MIT Center for Organizational Learning
Dennis Meadows, University of New Hampshire

We essentially played a few games designed to teach systems thinking.
Individual exercises included: 1,2,3, go; arms crossed; tube balance;
toothpick teaser. Group exercises were group juggle and moon ball. A lot
of fun. Linda has a new book out called, "The Systems Thinking Playbook."
Dennis has a game that teaches The Tragedy of the Commons, called "Fish
Banks, Ltd."

Jim Saveland
USDA Forest Service