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Stafford's Work

Cybernetics: A Brief History

Organisational Cybernetics (OC) applies the principles of cybernetics to the diagnosis and design of social living organisations.

Cybersyn

The Cybersyn project, started 1971 under Salvador Allende, aimed to steer the economy of Chile using cybernetic principles. The project aimed to acquire the benefits of cybernetic synergy for the whole industry, while developing power for the workers at the same time.

Syntegration

An event format called a Syntegration, normally oriented for collective and participatory decision making on crucial issues for organisational identity, development or policy implementation.

Viable System Model

A short introduction into the Viable System Model and a few Videos with Stafford Beer to get started.