Systems thinking: a cautionary tale (cats in Borneo) – YouTube

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Find more details in this book “Parachuting Cats into Borneo”: https://goo.gl/JsRJ74 Learn about sustainability for free with short animation videos! Find all sustainability videos and join the community on http://sustainabilityillustrated.com and http://www.youtube.com/learnsustainab… Subscribe to receive the latest videos: http://alturl.com/jc8u6 Become a patron: http://www.patreon.com/sustainability. Extra info & links below… Twitter: http://twitter.com/Sustain_Illustr Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/sustainabilit… Videos are created by Alexandre Magnin using years of experience drawing and working as a sustainability consultant with businesses and communities: http://www.amcreative.org ** This video about systems thinking tells the story of “Operation Cat Drop” that occurred in Borneo in the 1950’s. It is a reminder that when solutions are implemented without a systems perspective they often create new problems. Thank you to The Natural Step Canada and all our patrons for supporting us. Resources: http://catdrop.com/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operatio… http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Systems_… If you are interested to learn more about systems thinking, check out the Top 15 Systems Thinking Books http://agile.dzone.com/news/top-15-sy… and follow Gene Bellinger @SystemsThinking. Narration: Sarah Brooks Music “The Messenger” by Silent Partner Thank you to our volunteer for Portuguese subtitles: André Ribeiro Winter