What's in a Name? The Role of Storytelling in Participatory Modeling

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Jun 13, 2017
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Alison Singer

 

That which we call a rose, by any other name would smell as sweet.

That Shakespeare guy really knew what he was talking about. A rose is what it is, no matter what we call it. A word is simply a cultural agreement about what we call something. And because language is a common thread that binds cultures together, participatory modeling – as a pursuit that strives to incorporate knowledge and perspectives from diverse stakeholders – is prime for integrating stories into its practice.

Read the full article in Integration and Implementation Insights.

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