Question Three

3. Incremental Change? 

  • Q: Comment on what Alex has said in transformative change, totally agree that incremental changes only patch up certain areas without really addressing the beliefs and assumptions. Triple loop learning is shifting the context and stepping into a parallel universe. So changes need to be radical, fundamentally shaping the underlying patterns of our thinking and behaviour, observing ourselves as Defensive Routines. Peninah A-Kindberg 

A: Can incremental change lead to transformation in global North – Africa research relationships? What are the importance and potential role of change in mindsets and framing? These questions go to the heart of PARC’s endeavour and we reflect on them here.