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July 02, 2010

Announcement from Russell L. Ackoff Group (Linkedin Groups)

In honor of Dr. Russell L. Ackoff, I would like to invite you to be part of an exciting process to, as designer, create a valuable resource for the Systems and Design Thinking communities. As you know, Dr. Ackoff was a pioneer in the field of management who changed the way individuals and corporations think about business. Our vision, in cooperation with The University of Pennsylvania, is to create an inquiry center in his name within which anyone who is interested in Systems and Design thinking can explore these worlds and gain access to other interested parties. Our hope is that the inquiry center will facilitate meaningful learning through access to both explicit and tacit knowledge in the field.

Over the next several months, we would like to ask you to tap into your creative capabilities to design what this resource ought to be via the virtual Idealized Design process.

If you are interested in contributing ot the design of the Ackoff Virtual Inquiry Center, please RSVP by sending me an email at Dennis Wilson <[email protected]> notifying me of your interest. If you would like more information about the initiative, please feel free to contact me directly.

I hope you will participate in the crucial first phase of this project and look forward to hearing from you.

Best regards,

Dennis Wilson

Posted by ACASA on July 2, 2010 at 05:23 PM in Announcements | Permalink


I am interested as I have been using systems thinking in my human systems effectiveness consulting practice for 40+ years. I know Russell Ackoff has made a significant contribution and I would be interested in seeing this endeavor grow in stature and impact.

Please send me more information.

Tim Boone, PhD
[email protected]

Posted by: Tim Boone at Jul 3, 2010 6:21:28 PM

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