Many Indians await prosperity and the India of the future is yet to be built. India doesn’t have the luxury of having a carbon-intensive economy. How can we flourish in this uncertain future?
India faces a unique challenge in an uncertain future: we have a young and largely poor population that rightfully demands a life of freedom, dignity and prosperity. Our response to this uncertainty will not be energetic and aggressive and infused with the requisite degree of urgency unless it becomes part of India’s quest for a flourishing society.
Interventions in complex systems have unexpected consequences. The social sector is increasingly aware that it needs to take a systems approach to social change; however, in the absence of a sustained alternative, ingrained mental habits reassert themselves.
Therefore, not only do we need to understand the methods and processes of system’s thinking, we need mental habits that go with them.