by Dr Donald Schon followed by questions from an invited audience
2: Dynamic Conservatism
There is a dynamism among organisations of all kinds-business firms, large corporations. government departments -which makes them fight very hard against change. Change is unpredictable in its effects. What Dr Schon calls' Dynamic Conservatism ' appears like an organisation's way of protecting itself against such uncertainty.
Dr Schon, president of the Organisation for Social and Technical Innovation, is a member of the US Commission On the Year 2000.
(This lecture, recorded at the Society of Industrial Artists and Designers in London, will be published in The Listener dated 26 Nov.
Contributors Unknown: Dr Donald Schon