Currently our work and educational settings present challenges for individuals in relation to how to make sense of complexities encountered. The influence of profilicity (Moeller and D’Ambrosio, 2021) makes us take distance from our identities and to a sense of place, something that the philosopher Byun-Chul Han (2020) decries. To rediscover ritual and therefore valuable relations between people and the natural environment, systems practice offers an alternative but so far it is too focused on future-action, something inherited from the philosophy of pragmatism and might not be fully solved by promoting boundary critique on the (non-naturally driven) boundaries of concern in inquiry. This presentation aims to show progress made so far in studying and incorporating ideas about rituals in systems practice. A generic process to rediscovery of ritual is proposed and some insights obtained are shared
Period13 Sept 2022
Event titleUK Operational Research Annual Conference: O4 64
Event typeConference
LocationCoventry, United KingdomShow on map
Degree of RecognitionInternational


  • Systems Thinking
  • Ritual
  • Boundary critique