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

Michel Bauwens michelsub2004 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 11 03:22:35 CET 2009

mamading, any material on  the 3 topics you mention would be very welcome ..
do you write?

I have a Social-Business-Design tag in delicious,

I strongly recommend everyone reads this essay for historical background:

*Source: Paul S. Adler and Charles Heckscher. Towards Collaborative
Community <http://p2pfoundation.net/Towards_Collaborative_Community> /
(Book: The Corporation as a Collaborative Community)*


On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 8:09 AM, Mamading Ceesay <mamading at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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
> future.
> 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!
> --
> Regards,
> Mamading Ceesay
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> Blog: http://evangineer.agoraworx.com/blog/
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