Building a just + regenerative economy using a whole systems approach
Consider this intersecting knot of issues that is our present: global wealth inequality increasing, climate change accelerating at a pace that outstrips our predictions, the loss of autonomy of communities around the world, pushed further to the margins.
System. We hear and use the word all the time. “Fight the system", "The system is rigged", or “I need to establish a system to...” Whether you are aware of it or not, you are a member of many systems – a family, a community, a church, a company. You yourself are a complex biological system comprising many smaller systems. And every day, we interact with dozens of systems, transportation, retail stores, the organization you work for, etc. why is it important to understand systems? Most important, how can we manage our organizations more effectively by understanding systems?