Emergent Learning Publications


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Learning in the Thick of It

Harvard Business Review, 2005. By Marilyn Darling, Charles Perry, and Joe Moore

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Emergent Learning: A Framework for Whole-System Strategy, Learning, and Adaptation

Foundation Review, 2016. By Marilyn Darling, Heidi Guber, Jillaine Smith, and James Stiles

Hiker with compass in woods

A Compass in the Woods: Learning Through Grantmaking to Improve Impact

By Marilyn Darling

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A Whole Greater than Its Parts: Exploring the Role of Emergence in Complex Social Change

By Marilyn Darling, Heidi Guber, and Jillaine Smith

Case studies, blogs, and impact stories from the community