From Networking to Tensegrity Organization

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Anthony Judge

Collection of papers arising from work in connection with the Goals, Processes and Indicators of Development (GPID) project of the United Nations University (UNU).

Sections of this Article (accessed via the links on the right)

  • Recognition of the problem
    • Organizational forms in response to complexity
    • Summary of the Crises in International Relationships at the International Level (1972)
    • Inter-organizational relationships: in search of a new style (1973)
    • Principles of Transnational Action: an attempt at a set of guidelines (1973)
    • Universal Declaration of the Rights of Human Organization: an experimental extension of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1971)
  • Networking as an alternative
    • Wanted : New Types of Social Entity (1971)
    • The Associative Society of the Future (1972)
    • The World Network of Organizations: a symbol for the 1970s (1972)
    • Networking: the need for a new concept (1974)
    • The Network Alternative (1977)
    • Network-Related concepts (1979)
  • Networks as a complement to systems
    • Organizational Systems Versus Network Organization (1977)
    • International Organization Networks: a complementary perspective (1977)
    • Research topics on international non-governmental organization (1972)
  • Enhancing network action
    • The Harmony of Interaction and the Facilitation of Network Processes (1974)
    • Experiences in networking
    • Network Organizational Strategy (1976)
    • Enhancing Transnational Network Action (1977)
    • Facilitating the Networking Processes of a Transnational University Using Computer Conferencing (1978)
    • Transnational network of research and service communities: organizational hybrid (1974)
  • Networking weaknesses and project failure
    • Assessing the Impact of International Associations (1978)
    • Why Systems Fail and Problems Sprout Anew (1980)
    • Wrecking an International Project: Notes from a saboteur's vade mecum (1972)
    • Networking Diseases: speculations towards the development of cures and preventive measures (1978)
  • Tensing networks
    • Tensed Networks: Balancing and focusing network dynamics in response to networking diseases (1978)
    • Tensing Associative Networks to contain the Fragmentation and Erosion of Collective Memory (1980)
  • Beyond networking to tensegrity organization
    • Transcending Duality through Tensional Integrity:
      • A lesson in organisation from building design (1978)
      • From systems-versus-networks to tensegrity organization (1978)
    • Groupware Configurations of Challenge and Harmony: an alternative approach to alternative organization (1979)
    • Implementing Principles by Balancing Configurations of Functions: a tensegrity organization approach (1979)
    • A new global organization order
    • Networking Alternation: an alternation network of 384 pathways of organizational transformation interpreted for networks in the light of the Chinese Book of Changes (1983)
  • Annexes
    • Inter-organization networking (by David Horton Smith)
    • On facilitating networks for social change (by Peter and Trudy Johnson-Lenz)
    • Groups and networks (by Yona Friedman)
    • Human organisations