Introduction: Exploring New Frameworks, Practices, and Initiatives for a Sustainable World



In Experiments Never Fail (2008), his update of The Max Strategy (1996), Dale Dauten reminds us how important it is to keep trying new things—day after day and time after time. Jim Collins and Jerry Porras learned from 3M and reported in Built to Last (1997, p. 6), “What looks in retrospect like brilliant foresight and preplanning was often the result of ‘Let’s try a lot of stuff and keep what works.’” Dauten (2008) would have us go beyond problems to the antiproblem and beyond failures to the antifailure.


Corporate Sustainability Triple Bottom Line Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Global Sustainability Appreciative Inquiry 
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