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MIGUEL  21 MAYO, 2020  0 COMMENTS

THE FUTURE OF SOCIAL ORGANISATIONS AFTER COVID19

The Collective Systems Map is the result of 2 months of conversations with a group of professionals from the third sector in Spain. It tries to capture the relationships between the critical factors that will condition and impact the social and economic recovery process after the Covid19 pandemic. It doesn´t pretend to be an exhaustive model to forecast the near future, but it is a framework to enable deep conversations and to integrate the wide range of perspectives and experiences that the participants shared with us.

SYSTEMS THINKING APPROACH

Although we are using a causal loop diagram tool that is part of the systems dynamic methodology, we are not approaching this social complexity from only a positivist perspective, but also from an interpretative perspective. We believe that there are systems in place that condition the way we live and relate to each other, but at the same time people can change them by creating new meaning and acting congruently.

Our purpose is to provide social organizations with a holistic perspective to identify potential risks and threats to their mission to provide effective support to vulnerable people in this complicated moment in history.

COLLECTIVE SYSTEMS MAP

The map starts with the lockdown instigated by the Covid19 pandemic. To tackle the social and health care emergency, the Spanish Government enforced a national lockdown, reducing all economic activity and social interactions.  This situation has triggered an economic recession, the size of which has prompted Germany and France to propose a 500bn€ recovery fund.

In our conversations, we focused on understanding what the economic, social, and political consequences of the pandemic could be.

In the first map…

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