Magazine article New Zealand Management

EDITOR'S LETTER : Why We Have to Care

Magazine article New Zealand Management

EDITOR'S LETTER : Why We Have to Care

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Byline: Vicki Jayne

Researching this montha[euro]s cover story wasna[euro]t the easiest exercise a[euro]" both in terms of the mounting stack of literature on climate change to sift through and the conclusions it forces you to draw.

Sitting in my home office with tuis calling and the shining cuckoo back to herald springa[euro]s arrival, ita[euro]s so easy to be complacent about the changes to this planet we have already set in motion. Therea[euro]s no room for that complacency. Equally, there is no time to despair about what we could lose.

We all need to make some major shifts a[euro]" firstly in attitudes to economic growth and the blind belief in our ongoing ability to live within the planeta[euro]s means. Secondly in fast-forwarding the sort of initiatives that will help brake our destructive progress.

Those who specialise in organisational change know that it happens slowly and only when people start owning the need and helping to generate the means to get there. Regulation (with its inevitable resistance) or even inspiration alone wona[euro]t do it. This is an issue we all have to own if the needed changes are to gain any traction. …

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