Systems thinking is a way of seeing and talking about complex problems. It is a framework for evaluating connections, interrelationships and patterns. Systems thinking demands a deeper understanding of the behaviour of systems and acknowledges the relationship between interacting components. Effective social and environmental innovation requires systems thinking when addressing complex challenges. When looking to shift the results of a complex system, one needs to consider what is happening within that system, what is already being tried, and how future efforts might contribute to ongoing change.
Our goal is to create synergy between faculty teaching and researching in the field of social entrepreneurship to build long term impact. Our values include empowering others, respect and integrity for those we serve, and encouraging collaboration with partner faculty and institutions.