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Personal and Organizational Transformation towards Sustainability by Dorothea Ernst

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Glossary

Backcasting: Starts with defining a desirable future and then works backward to identify policies and programs that will connect the future to the present. The fundamental backcasting question is: “if we want to reach a certain goal, what actions must be taken to get there?”

Biomimicry: (or biomimetics) Is the imitation of the models, systems, and elements of nature for the purpose of solving complex human problems.

Butterfly effect: In chaos theory, the butterfly effect is the sensitive dependence on initial conditions in which a small change in one state of a deterministic nonlinear system can result in large differences in a later state.

Care cycle: Philips introduced the care cycle model to describe the different stages a patient ...

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