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On the evolution of science.

I have just listened to a spectacular podcast. From 2006 – I missed it till I changed my system of managing podcasts – giving in to the iTunes default way.

Kevin Kelly – The Next 100 Years of Science: Long-term Trends in the Scientific Method.

Download: iTunesDirect download

The textual summary is here:

http://www.edge.org/3rd_culture/kelly06/kelly06_index.html

I continue to discuss the podcast and relate themes to my own writing.

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Books

Supervision of Dramatherapy

routledgementalhealth.com

Amazon

book

Edited by Phil Jones, Ditty Dokter

Series: Supervision in the Arts Therapies

About the Book

Supervision of Dramatherapy offers a thorough overview of Dramatherapy supervision and the issues that can arise during the supervisory task.

Phil Jones and Ditty Dokter bring together experts from the field to examine supervision in a range of contexts with different client groups, including dramatherapy with children, forensic work, and intercultural practice. Each chapter features:

* theoretical grounding
* the importance of action methods
* position in the professional lifecycle
* application in relation to setting and client groups.

Using illustrative examples, Supervision of Dramatherapy provides practical guidance and theoretical grounding, appealing to supervisors and supervisees alike, as well as psychotherapists interested in the use of dramatic methods in the supervisory setting.

* List Price: $35.95
* Web Price: $32.36 (You save $3.59)
* ISBN: 978-0-415-44703-4
* Published by: Routledge
* Publication Date: 11/11/2008
* Pages: 240
* Binding(s): Hardback | Paperback

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Creativity Relationships

Community of Practice

Communities of Practice: The Organizational Frontier
by Etienne C. Wenger and William M. Snyder

Note: Tuesday, March 2, 2010 – That link does not work but I just downloaded this: http://www.stevens.edu/cce/NEW/PDFs/commprac.pdf

A new organizational form is emerging in companies that run on knowledge: the community of practice. And for this expanding universe of companies, communities of practice promise to radically galvanize knowledge sharing, learning, and change.

A community of practice is a group of people informally bound together by shared expertise and passion for a joint enterprise. People in companies form them for a variety of reasons — to maintain connections with peers when the company reorganizes; to respond to external changes such as the rise of e-commerce; or to meet new challenges when the company changes strategy.

Regardless of the circumstances that give rise to communities of practice, their members inevitably share knowledge in free-flowing, creative ways that foster new approaches to problems. Over the past five years, the authors have seen communities of practice improve performance at companies as diverse as an international bank, a major car manufacturer, and a U.S. government agency. Communities of practice can drive strategy, generate new lines of business, solve problems, promote the spread of best practices, develop people’s skills, and help companies recruit and retain talent.
The paradox of such communities is that although they are self-organizing and thus resistant to supervision …”

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Psyche Psychodrama psychotherapy

Psychotherapist.co.nz

Online Psychotherapy with Walter Logeman

This will soon not be here but have a new URL

Much later: Friday, 15 January, 2010

Of course it is here, and this will remain the main page: http://www.psybernet.co.nz

I must have thought I’d get that URL, but then couldn’t! Looks like no-one is really using it. I’d still like it!

Though my Walter Logeman site is useful too.