Tag Archives: Wicked Problems

Improvement of Sustainability, leaving history in the past

This week we read an essay over Easter Island. The Island was located in the South Pacific Ocean near Chile. The Rapa Nui people first discovered the island, constructing a Polynesian society. The excitement of the new found Island brought … Continue reading

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Sustainability over time

Throughout my life time I questioned what sustainability was and what the idea was behind it. In order to maintain a balance what requirements do you have to meet? A wicked problem is a problem and or situation where one … Continue reading

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POV on Poverty

This week in class we discussed the topic of poverty. Two articles were presented, one with the point of view of no and one with the point of view of yes, I had the privilege of reading the yes article. … Continue reading

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Wicked problems and good solutions

   Wicked problem are a popular problem in the whole world. Many countries suffering from this problem.  There are a lot of wicked problems we are facing around the world for example,  pollution, overfishing, lack of water and lack of … Continue reading

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Small Changes Lead to Big Impacts

Visiting the Sustainability Office for last week’s class was a very eye opening opportunity. I was unaware that OSU had a sustainability office, recycling building and a compost plant. I learned so much about the little things OSU does to … Continue reading

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Consciously Shopping

One thing that I have taken away from every reading, video or activity we have done in this class is that sustainability is expensive. If one is struggling to get by, sustainability might not be their top priority. Unfortunately, more … Continue reading

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Paranoia or Pronoia? The Difference in Perspective

Although it is only the third week of class, I have already expanded my knowledge on sustainability and mindfulness. According to the reading “Basically, being mindful means being aware, taking note of what is going on within ourselves and outside … Continue reading

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Don’t carbon copy my carbon footprint

When I attended OSU as a Marketing major, I learned what sustainability meant from a management standpoint and understood exactly what it meant from the beginning and it changed how I lived my life from that lecture, on. Wow! I wish … Continue reading

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Journey to Becoming Sustainable and Mindful

My personal understanding of sustainability is certain actions we can take in order to prevent harm from the environment. I have learned that sustainability is much more than that. A wicked problem is something that cannot be completely solved. For … Continue reading

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Interior Design Is The New Sustainability

I learned through the market reading that when is comes to sustainability, the market is doing better at implementing sustainability than our government as a whole. The government is refusing to pay attention to this giant problem which is only … Continue reading

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