Tag Archive: adaptive capacity

Call for papers: resilience thinking in water resources management

Academics with an interest in resilience thinking can submit a paper proposal to the organizers of a panel at the International Symposium on Society and Resource Management, to be held in Colorado in June 2013. The call reads as follows: “Traditionally, water resources management has been driven by technical knowledge with an emphasis on establishing systems …

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Complexity leadership theory: a promising framework for adaptive water management

Water managers with an interest in leadership issues may find inspiration in an abundant literature on leadership concepts. He or she may read books on visionary, connective, integrative, collaborative and entrepreneurial leadership, on eco- and sustainability leadership and so on. One of the more recent and promising contributions to the leadership literature is Complexity Leadership …

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Paper on adaptive capacity of institutions

Gupta, J., K. Termeer, J. Klostermann, S. Meijerink, M. van den Brink, P. Jong, S. Nooteboom, E. Bergsma (2010); The adaptive capacity wheel: a method to assess the inherent characteristics of institutions to enable the adaptive capacity of society. Environmental Science & Policy 13(6), 459-471 Draft: draft_adaptive_capacity The published article in Environmental Science & Policy can be found here.

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