Systems Thinking

Systems Thinking, Third Edition combines systems theory and interactive design to provide an operational methodology for defining problems and designing solutions in an environment increasingly characterized by chaos and complexity. This new edition has been updated to include all new chapters on self-organizing systems as well as holistic, operational, and design thinking. The book covers recent crises in financial systems and job markets, the housing bubble, and environment, assessing their impact on systems thinking. A companion website is available at interactdesign.com. This volume is ideal for senior executives as well as for chief information/operating officers and other executives charged with systems management and process improvement. It may also be a helpful resource for IT/MBA students and academics. Four NEW chapters on self-organizing systems, holistic thinking, operational thinking, and design thinking Covers the recent crises in financial systems and job markets globally, the housing bubble, and the environment, assessing their impact on systems thinking Companion website to accompany the book is available at interactdesign.com

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  • Author : Jamshid Gharajedaghi
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 376 pages
  • ISBN : 9780123859167
  • Rating : 5/5 from 2 reviews
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Systems Thinking

Systems Thinking
  • Author : Jamshid Gharajedaghi
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 09 August 2011
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Systems Thinking, Third Edition combines systems theory and interactive design to provide an operational methodology for defining problems and designing solutions in an environment increasingly characterized by chaos and complexity. This new edition has been updated to include all new chapters on self-organizing systems as well as holistic, operational, and design thinking. The book covers recent crises in financial systems and job markets, the housing bubble, and environment, assessing their impact on systems thinking. A companion website is available at

The Systems Thinking Playbook

The Systems Thinking Playbook
  • Author : Linda Booth Sweeney,Dennis Meadows
  • Publisher : Chelsea Green Publishing
  • Release : 16 January 2021
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"More and more educators and businesspeople espouse system thinking today---this short workbook helps you do it! From two of the most gifted systems educators, this is a great tool for discovering the systems thinker in us all."---Peter M. Senge, Senior Lecturer for MIT, founder of the Society for Organizational Learning, author of the Fifth Discipline --

Systems Thinking For Social Change

Systems Thinking For Social Change
  • Author : David Peter Stroh
  • Publisher : Chelsea Green Publishing
  • Release : 01 October 2015
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Donors, leaders of nonprofits, and public policy makers usually have the best of intentions to serve society and improve social conditions. But often their solutions fall far short of what they want to accomplish and what is truly needed. Moreover, the answers they propose and fund often produce the opposite of what they want over time. We end up with temporary shelters that increase homelessness, drug busts that increase drug-related crime, or food aid that increases starvation. How do these

Systems Thinking

Systems Thinking
  • Author : Jamshid Gharajedaghi
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 16 January 2021
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In a global market economy, a viable business cannot be locked into a single form or function anymore. Rather, success is contingent upon a self-renewing capacity to spontaneously create structures, functions, and processes responsive to a fluctuating business landscape. Now in its third edition, Systems Thinking synthesizes systems theory and interactive design, providing an operational methodology for defining problems and designing solutions in an environment increasingly characterized by chaos and complexity. The current edition has been updated to include all

Systems Thinking in Museums

Systems Thinking in Museums
  • Author : Yuha Jung,Ann Rowson Love
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 06 October 2017
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Systems Thinking in Museums explores systems thinking and the practical implication of it using real-life museum examples to illuminate various entry points and stages of implementation and their challenges and opportunities. Its premise is that museums can be better off when they operate as open, dynamic, and learning systems as a whole as opposed to closed, stagnant, and status quo systems that are compartmentalized and hierarchical. This book also suggests ways to incorporate systems thinking based on reflective questions and

Critical Systems Thinking

Critical Systems Thinking
  • Author : Robert L. Flood,Norma R.A. Romm
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 28 August 2007
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This volume offers comprehensive treatment of the latest developments in critical systems thinking and practice. The book features contributions by researchers at the prestigious Centre for Systems Studies at the University of Hull, England. The emphasis is on rigorous analysis of the wide range of approaches to problem solving reported in the research literature. This work will enhance the studies of researchers and students in the areas of systems problem solving, action research, management science, and operational research.

Realising Systems Thinking: Knowledge and Action in Management Science

Realising Systems Thinking: Knowledge and Action in Management Science
  • Author : John Mingers
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 13 September 2006
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This book deals with the contribution of a systems approach to a range of disciplines from philosophy and biology to social theory and management. It weaves together material from some of the pre-eminent thinkers of the day. In doing so it creates a coherent path from fundamental work on philosophical issues of ontology and epistemology through specific domains of knowledge about the nature of information and meaning, human communication, and social intervention.

Systems Thinking

Systems Thinking
  • Author : John Boardman,Brian Sauser
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 17 January 2008
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By examining the links and interactions between elements of a system, systems thinking is becoming increasingly relevant when dealing with global challenges, from terrorism to energy to healthcare. Addressing these seemingly intractable systems problems in our society, Systems Thinking: Coping with 21st Century Problems focuses on the inherent opportunities and difficulties of a systems approach. Taking an engineering systems view toward systems thinking, the authors place a high value on the thinking process and the things applied to this process.

The Manager's Pocket Guide to Systems Thinking & Learning

The Manager's Pocket Guide to Systems Thinking & Learning
  • Author : Stephen G. Haines
  • Publisher : Human Resource Development
  • Release : 16 January 1998
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Systems Thinking is a more natural and better way to think, learn, act, and achieve desired results. Effectively implemented, it can dramatically improve a manager's effectiveness in today's complex and interconnected business world. This book provides managers with many practical new Systems Thinking tools and the main concepts of Systems Thinking to enhance individual, team, and organizational learning, change, and performance. Every manager should have a copy!. Contents: Overview of Systems Thinking and Learning. Standard Systems Dynamics. Phase A: The

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Systems thinking
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : American Society for Training and Development
  • Release : 16 January 2021
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Systems thinking can help you identify and respond to business and organizational changes before those changes lead to serious problems or disaster. This issue of Infoline explains the value of applying systems thinking when solving problems or in times of organizational change. It offers you an eight-step process for finding a problem and identifying it, visualizing the problem, and determining the most effective intervention.

The Fifth Discipline

The Fifth Discipline
  • Author : Peter M. Senge
  • Publisher : Currency
  • Release : 31 March 2010
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Completely Updated and Revised This revised edition of Peter Senge’s bestselling classic, The Fifth Discipline, is based on fifteen years of experience in putting the book’s ideas into practice. As Senge makes clear, in the long run the only sustainable competitive advantage is your organization’s ability to learn faster than the competition. The leadership stories in the book demonstrate the many ways that the core ideas in The Fifth Discipline, many of which seemed radical when first

From Systems Thinking to Systemic Action

From Systems Thinking to Systemic Action
  • Author : Lee Jenkins
  • Publisher : R&L Education
  • Release : 27 June 2008
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Systems thinking is a powerful tool that helps school system leaders guide and sustain school improvement. Use this practical guide to implement systems thinking in your school system today! The first section of this book is a concise description of systems thinking. The second section examines 48 key questions to guide leaders as they transform their school systems, including: _ Do the board, superintendent and employees accept that 94% to 97% of the school systemOs problems are caused by the system? _ Have your school

Systems Thinking

Systems Thinking
  • Author : Piero Mella
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 07 June 2012
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The core belief underlying this book is that the most useful and effective models to strengthen our intelligence are system ones, developed following the logic of Systems Thinking. Such models can explore complexity, dynamics, and change, and it is the author’s view that intelligence depends on the ability to construct models of this nature. The book is designed to allow the reader not only to acquire simple information on Systems Thinking but above all to gradually learn the logic