Common Knowledge: The Challenge of Transdisciplinarity by Moira Cockell, Jerome Billotte, Frederic Darbellay, Francis

By Moira Cockell, Jerome Billotte, Frederic Darbellay, Francis Waldvogel

Wisdom is a residing factor, sustained via dynamic reflexive procedures. no matter if on the point of mobile signaling pathways, web layout, or sociocultural interactions, human figuring out grows and accrues price via bi-directional transmission throughout networks of emitters and receptors. And the cross-fertilization of rules from various resources is what retains the method energetic. This publication represents a milestone in cultivating optimistic trade among specialists and experts from the actual, common, fiscal and human technological know-how disciplines. From its 16 unique and hugely own essays portraying a number of elements of the data production technique, emerge a standard feel of goal and a framework of recent instruments and methodologies for interdisciplinary discussion

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Deviations from equilibrium values would be quickly detected by the rational investor making money by exploiting the deviation by means of the various financial instruments available. The theory was that such rational investors would also quickly detect a bubble and prick it before it grew out of scale. In the current climate it is no longer necessary to rebut these assumptions in view of their thorough falsification through the financial crisis. But we should not lose sight of the fact that most public policy instruments today are still based on the idealist view of a purely rational and cognitive human being.

Know-why is the knowledge about the natural world, society, and the human mind. Know-who refers to the world of social relations and is knowledge of who knows what and who can do what. Know-where and know-when are becoming increasingly important in a flexible and dynamic economy. Know-how refers to skills, the ability to do things on a practical level. Each of those Knowcriteria is internalized differently in companies. Economic growth is driven by the accumulation of knowledge Business performance in the knowledge society is no longer just about producing and interpreting facts, but also about mobilizing the tacit knowledge and collective intelligence of its stakeholders.

I would argue that it is in their enlightened self-interest for all organizations, institutions or companies to invest in discovering and teaching people within them to better communicate, cooperate and collaborate. Defining collective intelligence Pierre Lévy and others have written eloquently and at length on the prospects of mankind’s emerging world in cyberspace for developing the notion of collective intelligence (CI) (Lévy, 1994). Depending on the context, the term also applies to a wide variety of forms of collaborative processes observed in bacteria, animals, humans and computer networks.

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