By Gerald Midgley
Why does the theory and practice of co-creation need to be informed by systems thinking? Co-creation without a thorough understanding of systems thinking can be deeply problematic. Essentially, we need a theory and practice of systemic co-creation.
Three key things happen in any co-creation:
- It is necessary for a diversity of perspectives to engage.
- There is the synergistic innovation that results from this engagement.
- The innovation is meaningful in a context of use.