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Treading Lightly by Karl-Erik Sveiby, Tex Scuthorpe

The hidden wisdom of the world’s oldest people (Jun 2006)

 





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Karl-Erik Sveiby; Tex Scuthorpe 

Publisher

Allen & Unwin

ISBN-10

174114874X

First Published

June 2006

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Pictures from NW New South Wales, Australia, where the Nhunggabarra people once lived. It shows the difference in the country between today and times before the Europeans arrived. (5 mins)

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Australian Aboriginals taught themselves thousands of years ago how to build a sustainable society in our fragile landscape. In a unique collaboration, a Swedish knowledge management professor finds out from an Aboriginal cultural custodian how they did it, and what we can learn from them. We are consuming more than our earth can provide. In Australia, cities and towns struggle to maintain a reliable water supply, climate change triggers droughts which devastate farmland, and fish stocks are running low. It is increasingly clear that we are heading towards collapse if we don't change direction.

In this book, Karl-Erik Sveiby and Tex Skuthorpe show how traditional Aboriginal stories and paintings were used to convey knowledge from one generation to the next, about the environment, law and relationships. They reveal the hidden art of four-level storytelling, and discuss how the stories, and the way they were used, formed the basis for a sustainable society. They also explain ecological farming methods, and how the Aboriginal style of leadership created resilient societies.

Treading Lightly takes us on a unique journey into traditional Aboriginal life and culture, and offers a powerful and original model for building sustainable organisations, communities and ecologies. It is a compelling message for today's world.



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Blog Post
  Barriers to Knowledge Sharing
Gurteen Knowledge-Log, David Gurteen, 13 June 2007

  Is innovation bad for us?
Posted to Gurteen Knowledge-Log by David Gurteen on 28 May 2012

Book
  Challenging the innovation paradigm (April 2012) edited by Karl-Erik Sveiby, Pernilla Gripenberg , Beata Segercrantz 
The prevailing pro-innovation bias

  Treading Lightly (Jun 2006) by Karl-Erik Sveiby, Tex Scuthorpe 
The hidden wisdom of the world’s oldest people

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  Sveiby Knowledge Management 
Karl-Erik Sveiby's Knowledge Management website

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  Interview with Karl-Erik Sveiby by David Gurteen at KMAP 2006
Mini-clip video interview at KMAP 2006

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  Karl-Erik Sveiby Consultant & Professor in Knowledge Management

Quotation
  On trust and communication by Karl-Erik Sveiby Consultant & Professor in Knowledge Management


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