There are 4 simple lessons from emergent strategy that can help guide us towards building stronger, equity based food systems.

Sunset at Joshua Tree, the unceded territory of the Yuhaviatam/ Maarenga’yam people.

Understanding strategy was part of what drove me to business school. I wanted to understand how strategies were formed and executed and how that differed, if it did, from just doing the darn thing. I was extremely skeptical of the process of strategy development, as I had been part of organizations that invested time into creating strategy and then gave up on it the second there was a snag in implementation. On the flip side of the coin, I had…

Kaitlyn Rich

Kaitlyn is an MBA candidate at Portland State University School of Business. She works in food systems, currently at the Redd in SE Portland, OR.

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