The thoughts expressed in the first paragraph of this reflection are in part my reaction to the ideas expressed by Donella H. Meadows. For anyone reading this blog without access to the course material, this reading can be found in her book Thinking in Systems: A Primer, in the introduction and chapter one. 813 more words
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As emphasized in my previous post, there is growing scientific consensus that the world’s climate is changing (1). Though the timing and extent of such changes are likely to vary from one place to another, climate change undeniably impacts food production and health worldwide.
It’s Not Complicated: The Art and Science of Complexity in Business
by Rick Nason
This book may fundamentally change the way you think. Or it may give you a framework to understand why you intuitively know that conventional management practices are sometimes incongruent with reality. 1,501 more words