Monthly Archives: October 2013


Unicist Education: Dealing with enterprises as adaptive systems

The unicist logical approach allowed managing the adaptive aspects of businesses by using unicist logical tools and business objects. This approach provides cross-cultural solutions based on the researches made at The Unicist Research Institute. To access the basics that sustain unicist education please access:
www.unicist.org/sdp.shtml

Complex adaptive aspects of businesses need to be learned in their dynamics which implies that they need to be learned making real applications based on the knowledge of their dynamic structure.

This is analogous to medical residencies in teaching hospitals where graduated physicians learn to manage a specialty. It has to be considered that medicine is a paradigmatic case of complexity:
http://www.massgeneral.org/education/

The Future Scenario: Static vs. Dynamic Learning Processes

Unicist EducationThe superior education in business management provided an empirical operational and analytical framework for business management that upgraded professionalism in the XXth century.

The static empirical model that permitted administrating businesses provided the knowledge that allowed developing the necessary information technology that became redundant with the superior educational programs. Simultaneously, the explosive R&D capacity to release new products shortened their lifecycle.

These two situations, the redundancy of operational an analytical knowledge and the acceleration of business processes, made the static empirical approach to business become functional to business operation but dysfunctional to business management.

This scenario opened new demands for superior education in businesses that are still unsatisfied.
http://www.unicistinstitute.net/blog/the-10-year-scenario-for-superior-education-in-business/

The Next Step: “teaching hospitals” in the business field

Business ResidenciesUnicist education is based on learning processes that are analogous to “teaching hospitals” based on real complex problem solving. The unicist educational model is a postgraduate model that deals with the learning of logical tools and business objects. You can access a white paper at:
www.unicist.org/deb_wpue.php

It requires having the necessary technical-analytical knowledge learned in graduate or undergraduate programs.

It requires the learning of:

1)      The building of future scenarios

2)      Diagnosing businesses

3)      Developing Unicist Strategies

4)      Building Business Architectures

The difference between the Unicist Education and the Professional Education can be synthesized in:

Aspect

Unicist Education

Professional Education

Educational Framework Teaching Hospital / Clinics Workshops / Seminars / Courses
Educational Model Complex Problem Solving Systemic Problem Solving
Learning Approach Action-Reflection-Action Theory-Practice
Problem Solving Approach Results Driven Tasks Driven
Future Forecasting Logical Inferences / Delphi Groups Projections / Delphi Groups
Knowledge Logical & Empirical Approach Empirical Approach
Type of Tools Unicist Logical Tools Operational-analytical tools
Business Planning Strategic approach Analytic approach
Dominant type of Analysis Fundamental Analysis Technical Analysis
Risk Management Ambiguity Certainty
Business Processes Adaptive Systems Operational Systems

Educational Alternatives

We propose you compare the differences between unicist education and professional education by accessing the information on the unicist logical approach and the approaches to cross-cultural businesses of four major Global MBAs (2 in the USA and 2 in the EU).

We recommend beginning with the social communication of the different proposals.

1) Harvard Business School
https://www.facebook.com/HarvardBusinessSchool

2) Stanford Graduate School of Business
https://www.facebook.com/StanfordGSB

3) London Business School
https://www.facebook.com/LondonBusinessSchool

4) Insead – The Business School for the World
https://www.facebook.com/insead

5) Unicist Corporate University – The Unicist Research Institute
https://www.facebook.com/unicist

What is the Unicist Logical Approach to Businesses?

Learn about the Unicist Logical Approach at: http://www.unicist.net/clipboard 

The unicist logical approach manages the adaptive aspects of business as unified fields based on the knowledge of their ontogenetic maps.

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Unicist Active Business Library

The knowledge of the ontogenetic map of a business, its market and the context allowed managing the fundamentals that define the possibilities of business actions.

The future scenario building became possible based on the knowledge of the ontology of evolution and the ontogenetic maps of a business and its restricted and wide contexts.

This knowledge allowed defining synergic maximal strategies, to expand beyond the boundaries of a business, and minimum strategies to work within them.

Adaptive business processes became reliable based on the use of ontology based business objects. The use of objects upgraded the role of human work in business.

The integration of fundamental analysis and technical analysis allowed building reliable business knowledge, transforming uncertainty into risk and integrating the knowledge of the possibilities of success with its probabilities.

All the solutions, business objects, technologies and knowledge provided by The Unicist Research Institute are based on the unicist logical approach and generate significant energy saving effects.

You can find the Unicist Active Library at: 
http://www.unicist.com 

Teaching Hospitals in Business

The Unicist Corporate University (UCU) is the academic arm of The Unicist Research Institute that is organized as a Teaching Hospital that develops business residencies. It is based on technologies that allow building cross-cultural strategies: http://www.unicist.org/sdp.shtml#cc

The UCU is now expanding worldwide installing In-company Corporate Universities to provide the unicist technologies to deal with the adaptive aspects of businesses.

Unicist Press Committee

NOTE: The Unicist Research Institute was the pioneer in complexity science research and became a private global decentralized leading research organization in the field of human adaptive systems.
https://www.unicist-school.org/complexity-sciences/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/turi.pdf

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Complexity Science: Foundations for Adaptive Automation in Businesses

Adaptive automation implies dealing with complex adaptive systems and developing operational solutions that can be managed by everyone to expand businesses and save energy.

Complexity SciencesIt requires using predictors to deal with the adaptive aspects of the reality that is being managed. The more adaptive a system is, the less energy it consumes to generate a predefined value.

This requires using a complexity science approach to define the rules that regulate adaptiveness and allow designing the architecture of the system. Complexity science can be defined as the scientific approach to complex adaptive systems.

There are three main organizations in the world that are fully focused on complexity science and its application in the field of human complex adaptive systems.

We strongly recommend comparing their approaches to choose the one that is functional to introduce adaptive automation. We suggest beginning by accessing their institutional page to apprehend the concept of adaptiveness they manage:

Santa Fe Institute – Empirical approaches
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Santa-Fe-Institute/125124501057

New England Complex Systems Institute – Empirical approaches
https://www.facebook.com/pages/New-England-Complex-Systems-Institute/112297818808432

The Unicist Research Institute – A unicist logical approach (based on a pragmatic, structuralist and functionalist framework)
https://www.facebook.com/unicist

What is the Unicist Logical Approach to Complexity Sciences?

The unicist logical approach manages the adaptive aspects of business as unified fields based on the knowledge of their ontogenetic maps.

Unicist Active Business Library

Unicist Active Business Library

The knowledge of the ontogenetic map of a business, its market and the context allowed managing the fundamentals that define the possibilities of business actions.

The future scenario building became possible based on the knowledge of the ontology of evolution and the ontogenetic maps of a business and its restricted and wide contexts.

This knowledge allowed defining synergic maximal strategies, to expand beyond the boundaries of a business, and minimum strategies to work within them.

Adaptive business processes became reliable based on the use of ontology based business objects. The use of objects upgraded the role of human work in business.

The integration of fundamental analysis and technical analysis allowed building reliable business knowledge, transforming uncertainty into risk and integrating the knowledge of the possibilities of success with its probabilities.

All the solutions, business objects, technologies and knowledge provided by The Unicist Research Institute are based on the unicist logical approach and generate significant energy saving effects.

You can find the Unicist Active Library at: 
http://www.unicist.com

Invitation

We appreciate the discussion/debate on the groundings of the different approaches to introduce adaptiveness in organizations in order to increase productivity and quality.

Peter Belohlavek

NOTE: The Unicist Research Institute was the pioneer in complexity science research and became a private global decentralized leading research organization in the field of human adaptive systems.
http://www.unicist.org

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Scientific Framework of the Unicist Logical Approach


Framework of the Unicist Approach
The unicist logical approach to complexity science was developed by Peter Belohlavek in order to provide a methodology that is specific to deal with complex adaptive systems in order to avoid the extension of the use of methodologies that correspond to the field of researching systemic aspects of reality.

This drove towards the integration of a pragmatic, structural and functionalist approach to research in the field of complexity sciences that is the framework used in all the researches done at The Unicist Research Institute.

Pragmatism

The research in the field of complex adaptive systems does not allow artificial experiments because they change the conjunction of elements that integrate them.

Unicist PragmatismTherefore a pragmatic approach that integrates practice and theory is needed. This implies that complexity science requires the integration of reliable knowledge (theory) with experiencing (practice) in order to define the functionality of a complex adaptive system.

The Unicist pragmatism is based on the integration of theory and practice based on the knowledge of the ontogenetic map of the specific aspects of reality which include their fundamentals.

Unicist pragmatism is based on the unicist reflection process (action-reflection-action) and the use of destructive tests to establish the limits of the theoretical knowledge and non destructive tests to put pragmatism into action.

If you are not aware of the meaning of the word pragmatic, we strongly recommend researching the concept “pragmatism”.

Functionalism

Complex adaptive systems need to be approached based on the emergence they generate. A functionalist approach is needed to apprehend the functionality of the system.

FunctionalismApprehending the functionality implies integrating the purpose, which is implicit in its emergences, with the active function and the energy conservation function. This allows defining the functionality of a complex adaptive system.

The conceptual structure of a given reality defines its ontogenetic map and drives its action process and evolution.

The conceptual functionalism is based on the apprehension of the conceptual structure of a given reality in order to understand its functionality and evolution. It is measured based on the consequences of actions.

Conceptual structures cannot be taught because they require being able to emulate a specific reality in mind. Therefore their apprehension can only be fostered. This requires using the unicist pragmatic approach to apprehend a concept.

If you are not aware of the meaning of the word functionality, we strongly recommend researching the concept “functionalism”.

Structuralism

A complex adaptive system has, by definition, open boundaries. That is why it is required that the system be integrated with the restricted and wide contexts that influence it.

Unicist Unified Field

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Therefore a structural approach is needed to integrate the system with its context and the environment to make it reasonable, understandable and predictable.

The unicist ontological structuralism is based on apprehending the unified field of a specific aspect of reality integrating its ontogenetic map with the unicist ontological structures of the restricted and wide context.

The unicist ontological structure requires apprehending the drivers, inhibitors, entropy inhibitors, catalysts and gravitational aspects that are included in the unified field.

If you are not aware of the meaning of the word structural, we strongly recommend researching the concept “structuralism”.

Unicist Press Committee

NOTE: The Unicist Research Institute was the pioneer in complexity science research and became a private global decentralized leading research organization in the field of human adaptive systems.
http://www.unicist.org

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Scientific Breakthrough: the Unicist Ontology of Semiosis

The discovery of the Unicist Ontology of Semiosis allows developing “signs” as adaptive systems to produce predefined results.

The unicist ontological research led by Peter Belohlavek began in 2001 and integrated both the development of Peirce, based on logic, and Saussure, based on linguistics, to develop an approach to signs considered as complex adaptive systems to produce results.

As it is known, Charles S. Peirce structured the triadic nature of signs and Ferdinand de Saussure developed their dualistic operational structure.

As stated by this research, signs are cognitive objects, which are adaptive systems, driven by the need of communicating a predefined meaning based on the integration of a signifier and a signified.

Therefore, their functionality requires being measured in the mind of people and their behavior.

The structure that was discovered allowed defining the corresponding ontogenetic maps and algorithms transforming the abstraction of signs into a manageable object driven technology.

This breakthrough opens the frontiers for social communication in general and business communication in particular to influence markets, design products and other multiple uses. The final validation of this discovery was its use in business to develop three “Sales” laboratories.

Diana Belohlavek

NOTE: The Unicist Research Institute was the pioneer in using the unicist logical approach in complexity science research and became a private global decentralized leading research organization in the field of human adaptive systems. It has an academic arm and a business arm.
https://www.unicist-school.org/complexity-sciences/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/turi-1.pdf

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