Category Archives: Sustainable Business

Sustainable Capitalism is Not That Simple

Gore and Blood (what a pair of names for a polite discussion of sustainability!) have written “A Manifesto for Sustainable Capitalism.” In it they define sustainable capitalism as “a framework that seeks to maximize long-term economic value by reforming markets … Continue reading

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Malefactors of Great Power

On this 234th celebration of the Declaration of Independence, it is appropriate to look at what the Founding Fathers left out of their declaration and the subsequent constitution. Today we need protections against new Malefactors of Great Power. The US … Continue reading

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CEOs Never Had All The Answers

A recent article worries that CEOs are running out of answers. This concern displays a fundamental error in how managers think about the world within which they operate. CEOs never had all the answers. The current strained economic conditions have only shown that the … Continue reading

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Too Big to Succeed

We hear almost every day that some business is “too big to fail.” Perhaps many are too big to succeed. The textbook curve for economies of scale falls before it rises again and increasing complexity in economic systems threatens highly-structured … Continue reading

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Welcome to Complex Planet

Complex Planet is about using complexity to live better. See About Complex Planet. It shows how a complexity worldview – described here – helps us to navigate the complexity in the world around us and make choices that allow is to live … Continue reading

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