This assessment is designed to apply the knowledge and skills developed by students in evaluating the role of systems thinking in global and local sustainability challenges. You will be assigned a case study here on the LMS, and must answer the following questions in relation to the case:
1. Why is the case topic a sustainability issue, and why is it important? (400 words)
2. Why is your case topic a wicked problem? Explain using the characteristics of a wicked problem. (400 words)
3. Why have we been unable to solve this issue? (200 words)
4. Using the Iceberg model, explain if and how systems thinking might be useful in addressing the wickedness of the problem. (500 words).
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The assessment is due on Sunday 29 August before 11:59 pm (Melbourne Time)
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Check that you have covered the basics in your assignment. This includes adherence to the word count, minimum numbers (and types) of references, correct application of the APA 6 referencing style, and answered each question separately. 10-15 references (minimum of 6 academic references, use references from the weekly reading lists)
1500 words (+/- 10%) reference list is not included in the word count
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