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#CSR #DIKW #GlobalBrain Harlan Cleveland (1918-2008) was a public administrator, ambassador to NATO, and a political scientist. He served in several positions related to the administration of economic aid programs during the 1940s, as an assistant secretary in the State Department and as U.S. ambassador to NATO during the 1960s. Cleveland's papers document his government service and his work at the Aspen Institute @ www.pinterest.com...
#DIKW #KMOL Harlan Cleveland was quick to anticipate the implications of the information revolution and predicted the arrival of the knowledge worker in the global marketplace. He also believed, as he wrote in his book "Birth of a New World" (1993), that "flexible, uncentralized systems work best," whether the system is a government, a business or a charitable endeavor."
#GlobalBrain "Social development can be summarily described as the process of organizing human energies and activities at higher levels to achieve greater results. Development increases the utilization of human potential." Garry Jacobs and #DIKW Harlan Cleveland, Social Development Theory
#GlobalBrain Mutual Adjustments as Sharing Arrangements. #DIKW Insights from Harlan Cleveland by Marcia Conner :: If all organizations are—slowly or rapidly—becoming [uncentralized] systems, how will anything get done? How will we get everybody in on the act and still get some action?
#DIKW Poop-Eating Bug Helps to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions - Americans were alerted about greenhouse-gas emissions in the 1970s -By Harlan Cleveland, Commenting from Washington, D.C. Global warming is happening, and we humans are making it happen!” I vividly remember what Walter Orr Roberts told me in the 1970s. Roberts, a world-class atmospheric scientist, had helped start the National Center for Atmospheric Research www.worldpaper.co...