Tag: societal

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Relinking Life and Work: Toward a Better Future

The modern workplace is far less than ideal for workers who want integrated lives. As one engineer put it, “The problem isn’t for those …

Systems Thinkers Must Go Down the Rabbit’s Hole

You take the blue pill, the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the …

Scenarios of the Future: The Urgent Case for Sustainability

I was in grade school when the original Limits to Growth (Universe Books, 1972) was published. The environmental consciousness that blossomed in the early …

Removing Barriers to Success at Caterpillar

In most enterprises, it isn’t enough to achieve success; the key challenge is to sustain it. At this year’s Pegasus Conference, keynote speaker Cristiano …

Transforming the Systems Movement

The situation the world is in is a mess. This hardly requires documentation; it’s obvious. Furthermore, as Leslie Gelb observed in his article “Fresh …

From Riots to Resolution: Engaging Conflict for Reconciliation

As members of communities and organizations, many people feel their days (and their energy!) being consumed by contentious conflicts between diverse stakeholder groups. Organizations …