Union of Intelligible Associations
Union of Intelligible Associations

Papers and Studies

within a strategic reframing of the Union of International Associations (2005)

[reframe index]

Thematic clusters of research documents

International organizations and NGOs
International conferences
Sustainable dialogue
Sustainable community and lifestyles
Organization and network design
Conceptual challenge to comprehension
Information and its presentation
Transdisciplinarity and metaphor
Software innovation challenges
Language, culture and visualization
Potential of metaphor for governance
Futures studies
Aesthetic insights for governance>

Selected recent papers
((available on web)

[2005] Sustainability through the Dynamics of Strategic Dilemmas: in the light of the coherence and visual form of the Mandelbrot set
[2005] Liberating Provocations: use of negative and paradoxical strategies
[2005] Being Positive Avoiding Negativity: management challenge -- positive vs negative
[2005] Cardioid Attractor Fundamental to Sustainability: 8 transactional games forming the heart of sustainable relationship
[2004] Future World Council Creation: reflections of an ancient futurist
[2004] Spherical Accounting: using geometry to embody developmental integrity
[2004] Dynamically Gated Conceptual Communities: emergent patterns of isolation within knowledge society
[2004] Functional Complementarity of Higher Order Questions: psycho-social sustainability modelled by coordinated movement
[2004] Recent Breakthroughs in Civil Society Research: Reactive vs Proactive Exploration of Opportunities and Alternatives?
[2004] Engaging with Questions of Higher Order: cognitive vigilance required for higher degrees of twistedness
[2004] Animating the Representation of Europe
[2003] Practicalities of Participatory Democracy with International Institutions: Attitudinal, Quantitative and Qualitative Challenges
[2003] Future Challenge of Faith-based Governance
[2003] Framing NGOs in the Market for Change: comment on the report by SustainAbility
[2003] Global Civil Society: strategic comments on the path ahead
[2003] Tank-thoughts from Think-tanks: constraining metaphors on developing global governance
[2003] Imaginal education: Game playing, science fiction, language, art and world-making
[2003] Sustainable internet penetration of rural areas: reframed through local cultural metaphors
[2002] Interrelationships between 64 Complementary Approaches to Sustainable Development
[2002] Psychology of Sustainability: Embodying cyclic environmental processes
[2002] Groupthink: the Search for Archaeoraptor as a Metaphoric Tale