Open and Adaptive: October reads

At times, September saw me overwhelmed by the issues I was exploring, the things I’ve been reading, and my engagement in a range of inspiring and overlapping conversations, including those relating to the forthcoming Summit on Democracy and USAID’s Anti-Corruption Taskforce. But, by the end of the month – with the support of some automatic …

Open and Adaptive: September reads

Over the last five to six years I’ve collated a stash of approximately 1,700 articles relating to issues around adaptive development and open government. While this full list is stored in Evernote and can be searched by keyword and tags, I wanted to take a moment each month to highlight the articles that I found …

Open and Adaptive: July reads

Over the last five to six years I’ve collated a stash of approximately 1,600 articles relating to issues around adaptive development and open government. While this full list is stored in Evernote and can be searched by keyword and tags, I wanted to take a moment each month to highlight the articles that I found …

The Value of Open Governance: Adaptive learning and development

By Alan Hudson — January 21, 2016. Open governance is governance that puts into practice principles of transparency, participation and accountability. Proponents of open governance tend to make their case on the basis of two sets of arguments. Normative, or intrinsic value, arguments hold that open governance is a good thing in itself. The idea here …

What’s in a name? Reflections on integrity, relationships and systems

Integrity: i) The quality of being honest and having strong moral principles, and ii) The quality of being whole and complete (The Cambridge Dictionary) In my six years as Executive Director of Global Integrity, we have not spent much time explicitly reflecting on our name. I’d always assumed that we inherited it, having spun off …