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Tag Archives: Social sustainability

Dragonfly’s Question

Dragonfly’s Question A course on sustainability disguised as a father-daughter story. A great way to teach sustainability concepts to employees and citizens. Covers a wide range of topics including distributed … Continue reading

September 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Homo Economicus Interruptus

New Principles for a Sustainable Economy. If we aren’t going to base our economy based on consumerism and growth, what are we going to base it on? By Darcy Hitchcock. … Continue reading

August 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Confused about Social Sustainability?

What it means for organizations in developed countries By Darcy Hitchcock and Marsha Willard Many people in developed countries struggle to understand what social sustainability has to do with them. … Continue reading

August 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sacred Economics by Charles Eisenstein

Eisenstein, Charles (2011) Sacred Economics. Evolver Editions: Berkeley, CA. I saw Eisenstein speak in Portland (standing room only…only in Portland!) so I was curious to read his book. Because his … Continue reading

August 15, 2013 · 2 Comments

The Soul of Money by Lynne Twist

This is a book about the excessive impact money has on our lives and also how we can realign how we use money to our values. She tells some interesting … Continue reading

August 14, 2013 · 1 Comment

South Africa: “There are no more wild animals”

Copyright 2005 AXIS Performance Advisors There Are No More Wild Animals and Other Insights from South Africa By Darcy Hitchcock   I just returned from a two-week volunteer vacation in … Continue reading

August 4, 2013 · 2 Comments

Design Team (redesigning work for higher satisfaction)

Copyright 1994 AXIS Performance Advisors, Inc. Design Team as Tour Guide [The following is a synopsis of an article to be published in the Journal for Quality and Participation.] As … Continue reading

August 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Creating Community: Neighborliness

Copyright 2011 AXIS Performance Advisors Creating Community: Neighborliness as a sustainability strategy By Darcy Hitchcock (Note: a version of this article was published by the Beaumont-Wilshire Neighborhood Association in Portland, … Continue reading

August 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Vanish Wisdom: What to learn from native peoples

  Copyright 2003 AXIS Performance Advisors. Vanishing Wisdom What Native Peoples Can Teach Us about a Sustainable Quality of Life By Darcy Hitchcock Just as the fish does not contemplate … Continue reading

August 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Natural Work (Part 2)

  Copyright 1999 AXIS Performance Advisors, Inc. NATURAL WORK — PART 2 What Evolutionary Psychology Can Teach Us about Managing People by Darcy Hitchcock In the last issue of the … Continue reading

July 31, 2013 · Leave a comment
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