1. "HOW TO HARNESS COLLECTIVE WISDOM" GOOGLE BOOKS sample

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2. "THE TALKING POINT" GOOGLE BOOKS sample

http://books.google.gr/books?id=GUPk3MC4NPQC&printsec=frontcover&dq=alexander+christakis&hl=el&sa=X&ei=gm3AUOCxD5DLtAbkh4GIAw&ved=0CDUQ6AEwAg#v=onepage&q=alexander%20christakis&f=false

3. A booklet titled With Reason & Vision by Dr. Kenneth Bausch can be purchased for $10 from Amazon by clicking here:

http://www.amazon.com/Reason-Vision-Kenneth-Bausch-PhD/dp/1517107253/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1441915625&sr=1-1&keywords=With+reason+and+vision

The presentation by Dr. Yiannis Laouris of the Future Worlds Center (www.wfc.org) at the ISSS conference (www.ISSS.org) in Washington, DC, in 2014, reporting on a case study of the Futures-creative Archetype with a group of Israelis and Palestinians:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VGqSIqGizYE


The TEDX talk of Aleco Christakis in Heraklion titled With Reason and Vision (in Greek) delivered in February 2014:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZcDvbVzlWRw

An article about the DEMOSCOPIO, a facility designed and dedicated to engaging citizens from all walks of life in participative democracy, similar to the ancient Athenian Agora:

http://www.leregardcretois.blogspot.gr/2015/03/blog-post_8.html#more


This facility will be designed and operated in accordance with the original concept of the Social Planetarium of Professor Harold Lasswel. It is anticipated to establish the first such facility in the city of Heraklion in Crete under the leadership of Mayor Vassilis Lambrinos.



An interview with a Greek journalist after the TEDx talk in Heraklion in which Aleco Christakis promotes an optimistic outlook about the future:

http://www.andro.gr/drasi/alekos-christakis/

A booklet published by the Cyprus Academy for Public Administration (CAPA), dedicated to more than 12 years of applications of SDD in a variety of settings, including local governance, can be found in Greek at:


http://www.mof.gov.cy/mof/capa/cyacademy.nsf/All/6A4B4146AEBC3706C2257C9E00488008/$file/%CE%94%CE%9F%CE%9C%CE%97%CE%9C%CE%95%CE%9D%CE%9F%CE%A3%20%CE%94%CE%97%CE%9C%CE%9F%CE%9A%CE%A1%CE%91%CE%A4%CE%99%CE%9AO%CE%A3%20%CE%94%CE%99%CE%91%CE%9B%CE%9F%CE%93%CE%9F%CE%A3.pdf

A lecture delivered in Athens, Greece, on December 19, 2012, by Dr. Alexander N. Chirstakis to a Greek audience (in Greek) is available as a slide presentation in:

http://leregardcretois.blogspot.com/2012/12/blog-post_7935.html

Social Systems and Design Edited by Gary S. Metcalf, March 2014 "Summarizes and compares the ideas of a number of systems theorists who incorporated design principles into their work through the latter half of the 20th century; Provides current thinking about systems design theories by the original authors and other professionals who worked directly with them and Demonstrates how systems design is being applied to projects around the world, creating democratic and sustainable structures in organizations and communities."

An elaborated PDF version of a chapter published in the Social Systems and Design book mentioned above can be found here:


An interview (in Greek) from Feb 2014 in which Dr. Alexander N. Christakis states the world will get much better when we adopt a new science, namely the science of dialogic design can be found here: http://www.andro.gr/drasi/alekos-christakis/



An article by Professor Norma Romm on redroductive logic and its application within the context of SDD, published in Systems Practice and Action Research on September 2012, can be retrieved from:

http://www.springerlink.com/content/j48l76kkh86ux62x/?MUD=MP

A presentation by Maria Kakoulaki titled "Why and How We the People ought to Connect the Dots..." at the 8th International Conference in Thessaloniki of the Hellenic Systemic Sudies Society in July 5 to 7, 2012, can be retrieved from:


http://leregardcretois.blogspot.com/2012/02/why-how-we-people-ought-to-connect-dots.html#more

SDD - General Overview slide show (simple and powerful) prepared by Jeff Diedrich with input from Aleco Christakis and based on info. contained in the book: How People Harness Their Collective Wisdom And Power to Construct the Future:





Dr. Yiannis Laouris, head of Future Worlds Center in Cyprus, on the fundamentals of Structured Dialogic Design.

From the paper's abstract: "This paper has been drafted as a layman’s introduction to the science of structured dialogic design. Using a helicopter view of the processes involved in a typical organization and implementation of an interactive workshop, the author highlights the limitations of contemporary approaches to dialogues and introduces the reader to the basic laws and principles of the science of structured dialogic design."

The Science of Dialogue


For a comprehensive reference library of articles on DDS please visit:

http://www.globalagoras.org/publications/article-library


An article by Dr. John N. Warfield:

A highlighted version of the Domain Of Science Model (DOSM)



An article by Dr. Nicholas A. Christakis:

Social Networks Article-Importance of Diverse Perspectives


A report for the NorthWest Energy Alliance on long range energy efficiency scenarios:

http://www.globalagoras.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/NEEA-Final-Report.pdf

New Agora, New Geometry of Languaging, and New Techology of Democracy:

http://sunsite.utk.edu/FINS/loversofdemocracy/NewAgora.htm


An Interview of Aleco Christakis by Heiner Benking on the history of the Club of Rome:

http://sddinternationalschool.wikispaces.com/file/view/40yearsProblematique.pdf

A Retrospective Inquiry on the Predicament of Humankind Prospectus of the Club of Rome:

http://books.google.com/books?id=a8b2P9rXpBoC&pg=PA93&lpg=PA93&ots=UzLebVpfSG&dq=%22Alexander+N.+Christakis%22&ie=ISO-8859-1&output=html


Slide Presentation of Structured Dialogic Design by Dr. Tom Flanagan, Chairman of the Board of The 21st Century Agoras:

http://www.slideshare.net/SoCoDesign/structured-dialogic-design?from=ss_embed


Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Co-Laboratory wiki, Video, and Report:

http://www.lcudl.wikifoundry.com


Interview with Aleco Christakis about UDL by Jeff Diedrich:

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=735876937071527667

Addressing the Dropout Rate of Children with Diabilities in the Flint Community Schools:

http://sunsite.utk.edu/FINS/loversofdemocracy/SDDP_Reports/FlintFinalReport.pdf



Chapter on Adult Learning by Dr. Yiannis Laouris et al:

http://www.aupress.ca/books/120177/ebook/08_Veletsianos_2010-Emerging_Technologies_in_Distance_Education.pdf


Collaborative Leadership for Improving Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Patient Outcomes


A RETROSPECTIVE STRUCTURAL INQUIRY OF THE PREDICAMENT OF MANKIND PROSPECTUS OF THE CLUB OF ROME



A Blast from the Past:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=32Vf6SKlO8Y


How People Harness their Collective Wisdom and Power in Co-Laboratories of Democracy:

http://www.harnessingcollectivewisdom.com/

The Talking Point: Creating an Environment for Exploring Complex Meaning:

http://www.amazon.com/Talking-Point-Creating-Environment-Exploring/dp/1607523612/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1259862311&sr=1-2

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A Historical Report by Benjamin Broome, who applied SDD in Cyprus to train 30 Conflict Resolution Trainers in 1994:

Reports from ten Co-Laboratories with Local Authorities in ten diverse Municipalities of Cyprus (in Greek):

http://www.localauthoritiescyprus.info/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=15&Itemid=29


Civil Society Dialogue engaging Greek and Turkish Cypriots:

http://www.springerlink.com/content/tu2870qnx285210u/fulltext.pdf