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For our class project here at TriplePundit students write a 500 word post on sustainability related to the above.

Too often professional dilemma’s are simply dilemma’s of communication. In a time when we are all being called to identify missing conversations, bridge professional turfs or speak for those without recourse to human speech these student writings lean into “business as usual” blending the poetic with the professional and surfacing “we are in this together” thinking.

This is our fourth year collaborating with Triple pundit. Enjoy these articles by our future thinking DMBA students.

With appreciations to Nick Aster for his inspiring invitation.

— Elle

Linda Yaven,
Associate Professor, “Live Exchange”
MBA Design Strategy Program
CCA, San Francisco

Building Optimism: American Manufacturing Remerges in a New Form

Can the local manufacturing movement maintain momentum? How is the current economy shaping the next generation of workers and entrepreneurs? The evidence may…

Green Packaging: A Revolutionary Way to Sell, or Just Another Fad?

We have all become accustomed to the over used word "green": green products, green cars, green companies, green foods, and etc.

Inbox Overload and Sustainable Collaboration

Examining the changing role of corporate email use and making a case for the Social Enterprise.

How One Company Makes No-Brand Sexy to Consumers

Innovative companies, such as Apple, make their brand sexy by creating genius products that attract cult-like consumers. If this is the western approach…

Look to College Campuses for Schooling on Nationwide Smart Grid

A nationwide smart grid is in the works but starting to stall out, making the goal of improved energy allocation across the U.S.…

Social Ventures Create Utopian Future

Social ventures are constantly discovering ways to solve pressing social issues. The biggest underlying obstacle is capital to increase the reach across the…

Use Paper, Save the Planet

The following post is part of the course work for “Live Exchange” the foundational course on communication for The MBA Design Strategy Program…

Western Lessons from an Indian Lunchbox Company

Over time, business scenarios change due to socio-economic developments, market competitions, modern technological advances, etc. Modern business schools study, debate and establish the…

Indian Women Find Self-Reliance Through Embroidery Businesses

In a store in my hometown of Ahmedabad, India, I was immediately charmed by the colorful display of intricate handcrafted embroidery on pillow…

In the Bright Green Future, 
I will not forget you.  

The other night as we walked through the Mission in S.F., my friend mentioned a poet she knows who had just been published.…

Social Media’s Impact on Brand Value

Traditionally, companies pushed their brand message on the public with little to no feedback loop. Today, the rise of social media has given…

Making Social Spaces More Social at Public Works

While there have been permutations of the salon throughout the years — one could say that last decade’s model was the coffeehouse —…

Nature + Humans = A Tormented Love Affair

“The Cartesian dichotomy or paradigm has reinforced other ancient western cultural expressions of nature domination by placing humans above nature, as if we…

Becoming Human Again: Life Without Your Mobile Phone

Is there is any way to prevent our society from becoming so dependent on digital communication that we forget how to connect as…

Making Constraints Accomodate You: A Quilting Lesson

Constraints may appear to hinder growth, but a group of quilters from Gee’s Bend, Alabama prove that they truly are the engine of…
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