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The Resource Cultivating System Change : A Practitioner's Companion

Cultivating System Change : A Practitioner's Companion

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Cultivating System Change : A Practitioner's Companion
Title
Cultivating System Change
Title remainder
A Practitioner's Companion
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Language
eng
Summary
Where should you start if you are faced with massive systemic challenges or want to cultivate a shift towards sustainability in global systems? Where are the leverage points for systemic change? This book provides examples of what organisations and companies like the Sustainable Shipping Initiative, WWF and Nike and are doing, along with practical strategies and a comprehensive overview of system change theory
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Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Series volume
v.1
Cultivating System Change : A Practitioner's Companion
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Cultivating System Change : A Practitioner's Companion
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online resource
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multicolored
Content category
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Content type code
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Content type MARC source
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Contents
Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Abstract -- About the Author -- Acknowledgments -- Contents -- Preface -- Introduction -- 1 Taking a Living Systems Perspective -- Systems thinking -- Living systems: Lessons from ecology -- Nested whole systems -- Resilience and the importance of relationships -- Self-organisation and learning at the heart of human life -- Sustainability: A systemic challenge -- Society nested in nature -- Our reduced resilience can lead to tipping points -- Can we learn our way out? -- What does it mean to take a living system perspective? -- 2 Developing Strategies for Change -- The strategies -- The theories -- A multi-level view of sustainability transitions11 -- A shift over time - the s-curve -- Supporting actors change systems an effective leverage point -- Cultivating relationships through communities of practice -- Creating transformational practices and leaders -- 3 Examples of Action -- Can you take a deliberate approach to change? -- 1. Bring together actors around a common challenge -- 2. Scan and experience what is happening to find opportunities for change -- 3. Align our visions and purposes to a living system perspective -- 4. Experiment -- 5. Create innovation and learning support structures to translate, bridge and diffuse change -- 6. Communicate a coherent story and open up windows to influence wider change -- 4 Navigating Your Way -- Learning our way through -- Get started -- Question -- Name your assumptions -- Know yourself - holding the whole world in your hands -- Make choices -- Experiment - do something together -- Demonstrate value -- Form supportive relationships and build new ones -- Experience -- Dance with power -- Speak many languages -- Reflect - keep learning -- There is no such thing as failure -only feedback -- Make it a habit -- Summary -- References -- Notes
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (55 pages)
Form of item
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Isbn
9781910174111
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