WG 3 theoretical framework and the O word

In the recent workshop in Cambridge, we WG3 members had an interesting discussion that took a lot of time in the morning of our third and last day, and it all started as we were thinking:

Now that we know who we are, what others are doing in IKM Emergent, what multiple knowledges could mean and what we have agreed to work on in this group, let’s zoom in on how to achieve our objectives.

Quickly there we stumbled on the achy concept of ‘organisations’. Now why a generic term such as ‘organisations’ should be a problem? It is vague enough to comprise a variety of different bodies. Continue reading