[p2p-research] The viable systems model...a guide for co-ops

Mamading Ceesay mamading at gmail.com
Wed Nov 11 02:09:31 CET 2009

2009/11/11 Ryan Lanham <rlanham1963 at gmail.com>:
> http://www.scribd.com/doc/22361224/Self-organization-and-the-Viable-System-Model-with-the-Social-Economy

I've known about the VSM for years.  There's a whole bunch of work
I've been meaning to do for years around organisational design for the

I've been very fortunate to be exposed recently to things like the
Business Model Canvas, Capital Conversion Model and Change Labs which
I'm looking to incorporate into a framework for the design and running
of "Social Businesses" - For profit businesses that have a positive
social and/or environmental impact.

I'm sensing a growing readiness for this stuff and feel a need to
strike while the iron is hot!

Mamading Ceesay

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