Tag Archives: Wicked problems

What are complex problems?

[Updated 23 February 2018] Working with families and communities is a very different process to solving a maths problem, diagnosing and treating a medical issue, designing and building a bridge, or testing a new medicine. In family and community work … Continue reading

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Wicked problems and community engagement

In an age of wicked problems, community engagement is crucial. Many of the environmental and social challenges we face are wicked (or complex) problems which make them extremely difficult to address, for example: Climate change Peak oil The global financial … Continue reading

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