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Bruce Mitchell

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9780190885816

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2019

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780190885816.001.0001

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Social Learning, Learning Organizations, and Adaptive Environmental Management

Social Learning, Learning Organizations, and Adaptive Environmental Management

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(p.116) Chapter 5 Social Learning, Learning Organizations, and Adaptive Environmental Management
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Resource and Environmental Management
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Bruce Mitchell

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190885816.003.0005

As outlined in chapter 1, complexity, uncertainty, and ambiguity present challenges for resource and environmental management. In this chapter, three interrelated responses to deal with surprise, change, and wicked problems are examined: social learning, learning organizations, and adaptive environmental management. The characteristics of social learning and learning organizations are identified and reviewed. Then, basic ideas associated with adaptive environmental management are considered. Experience with applying adaptive environmental management is analyzed with regard to managing fish and wildlife, hydro-electricity production, and flood damage reduction in the Columbia River Basin in the United States. In her guest statement, Beate Ratter analyzes the collaborative approach to protecting the coastline of the EuropeanWalden Sea, shared by the Netherlands, Germany and Denmark.

Keywords:   social learning, collaboration, stakeholders, systems thinking, learning organizations, adaptive environmental management, evolutionary, passive, and active approaches

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