Culture Code-X

Thought Starters

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The CODE-X series catalogs a vast codex of source codes (aka “signs”) extracted from past audits.

Note that signs on their own, while sometimes interesting, only become truly revelatory and useful once they’re sorted into thematic complexes, and the complexes into codes, and the codes into a meaning map. We call this process “thick description”; the Code-X series is thin description.

The Economist

THOUGHT STARTERS” NORM: Conversation/debate topics. Suggesting that the point of convening is to arrive at consensus about something.

World Economic Forum

THOUGHT STARTERS” FORMS: Questions — sometimes illustrated by word or thought bubbles, question marks, etc., to indicate/encourage conversation. Teacherly tonality. Like an educator trying to get a class of shy, silent students to speak up.

From a 2018 study of the EDUCATIONAL space, within the larger framework of CONVENING. How best to communicate teaching and learning for adults?

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